Reading Curriculum and Intervention Guide
Do you struggle knowing which reading skills to teach your students? This Reading Skills Step Ladder will give teachers a quick and easy "at a glance" view of how students develop reading skills and help them identify gaps where students are missing essential skills.• If you need help knowing WHAT t...
Teaching Blends and Digraphs - Make Take & Teach
Seems like this week there’s been quite a few questions about blends and digraphs. Teachers have been asking and wanting to know what the difference is between a blend and a digraph, which to teach first and the best way to teach these skills. Well, with all these questions, that was motivation enough for me […]
Structuring a Guided Reading Lesson Made Easy
Structuring a guided reading lesson can seem overwhelming. This 20 minute guided reading lesson breaks down the details and makes it manageable for you!
The H Brothers activity is a fun way to introduce your students to digraphs. Remember, digraphs are two sounds coming together to make an entirely new single sound. Because this is sometimes a confusing concept for kids, multisensory props and gestures are crucial. Below are a few ideas to get you started: CH: wear a Continue Reading
Lyndsey Kuster — Recharge & Reignite Your Passion For Teaching
Educator and curriculum developer dedicated to helping teachers – just like you – reignite their passion for teaching.
Making Inferences Lessons and some FREEBIES! - Susan Jones
Last year, I taught how to make inferences for quite some time. With such an emphasis on close reading, I wanted my students to read between the lines, to dig deeper, and to find out the answer to the question, “what is the author really trying to say?!” I spent a lot of time […]
20 Perfect Anchor Charts for Teaching Phonics and Blends
We love these phonics charts and blends anchor charts from real classrooms. Your readers will master difficult subjects and build confidence!
Reading is Thinking! – Teacher Trap
Teaching reading comprehension is such a challenge! Learn how I revamped my reading instruction (and my reading block) to inspire HUGE change in my readers!
Beginning & Ending Digraph Cards - This Reading Mama
You may have seen are used my free Digraph Clip Cards or Digraph Sorting Cards for beginning and ending digraphs. Just recently, I even shared some printable digraph puzzles. Well, today I’m so thrilled at how my Beginning & Ending Digraph Cards turned out that I just HAD to share them! *The free download link ... Read More about Beginning & Ending Digraph Cards
Daily 5 Chapter 4 Book Study & a TON of freebies!
I start out the D5 by going over 3 ways to read a book. I will use the following digital anchor chart to explain this conce...
Building Fluency - The Quick and Easy Way!
As we all know, fluency is a key component to reading success! Students need a LOT of opportunities to practice sight word recognition and newly learned
Wow, this is so awesome! So, I'm so cool that I got nominated for the Liebster Award by 3 different followers! How sweet is that?! The rules: - You must post 11 random things about yourself. - Answer the questions that the nominator set for you. - Create 11 questions for the people you nominate. - Choose 11 blogs you love (with less than 200 followers) and link them in your post. - No tag back (but please leave a comment on this post with the URL to your Liebster post so I can learn more…