Your elementary students will love the Stretchy Snake reading strategy! Using this reading strategy will assist your students with word retrieval, vocabulary development, and understanding that letters make sounds, sounds make words, words make sentences, and how they put each sound together to make one complete word. FREEBIE! Download 4 FREE Guided Reading units when you register for at www.guidedreaders.com
The beginning of the school year is so important for setting reading expectations and routines. Learning how to select just-right books, using the classroom library, and learning to develop stamina and other reading behaviors should be an essential part of your reading lesson plans to begin your year. Check out this blog post for some inspiration!
Getting students excited about reading and making the most of independent reading time is a key part of what we need to do when we are teaching reading. Whether you use reader's workshop or other approaches, it is key to provide students with independent reading time and reading lessons to help them become successful and engaged readers! Let this blog post give you a great reading lesson idea to help! Grab a freebie while you are there...
Teachers who have embarked on a journey into the science of reading are making exciting, positive changes within their classrooms! As a fellow lifelong learner, I applaud your bravery and courage to continue to seek out resources and instructional strategies that will best meet the needs of the read...