When I realized that my 6th grade students didn’t know how to read anywhere close to grade level, I simultaneously realized that even though I had a master’s in English education and took a course in the teaching of reading, I. Had. No. Idea. How. To. Teach. Them! Research Tests Show Teachers Are Under-Prepared Researchers […]
Want a week of guided reading plans? Join us as I demonstrate a simple 3-step lesson plan tailor-made for NEARLY new beginners. And I’ll offer a link to a week of lesson plans using this simple lesson plan framework! Last week I shared how a simple 3-step lesson plan can jumpstart Brand-New Beginners. THIS week, […]
Tune in to discover a streamlined 3-part lesson plan for brand new beginning readers. Snag a free week of lesson plans, too! Go here See how fast a beginner can move with activities that integrate multiple skills simultaneously. In addition, watch for a video segment of a 4 year-old learning how to read with one […]
The 1st–and most essential–step in teaching sight words. Discover how the right first step can make or break many readers achievement! Just 1 simple check can ensure ALL of your students learn sight words well…and more rapidly. Access to things we discussed in the video: Switch It Read It Reading tests Reading Simplified Academy What […]
A 1st grader builds upon a decoding foundation to memorize high frequency words…. In other words, watch to see how decoding is the 1st step to learning sight words! We discuss: Switch It Sort It, & Guided Reading & Re-Reading for Fluency Please comment below–do you have students who struggle with learning high frequency words?
6 Simple Literacy Centers….That Develop Readers. Discover how 6 repeatable, easy-to-differentiate centers will target what matters when building readers! AND a free resource guide with tons of links will jumpstart your centers. Want the PDF resource guide with links for the 6 Simple Literacy Centers? Enter your name and email below to snag the full […]
Wanna hear my #1 tip for how to rely on the same literacy centers every day….yet still easily differentiate at each center? You don’t have to search…find…purchase…print….copy….laminate…cut….sort….for every day’s lesson for the rest of your life! Watch the above video discover an easy-peasey way of keeping those kiddos engaged. We’re in Week #3 of the […]
“What do you do with the rest of the class during guided reading?” It’s the #1 question I get asked about small group reading instruction. The secret is differentiation for engagement. In the above video, I lay the foundation for ensuring that the rest of the class is engaged while we teach for guided reading. […]