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Why I Love Guided Reading Passages Guided Reading can take a long time to plan for, especially when you have multiple groups with students working at various levels. While the …
Help Readers SEE Silent e Often when students are reading words in or out of context, they are just trying to finish. When doing so, they are rushing over important …
Winter Themed Activities In the winter months, students can have a lot of energy because they’re not able to play outside as much. Between indoor recess and it getting dark …

Winter Word Work

Literacy Ideas for Winter The weeks leading up to, and following, winter break can be tough. Kids are all very excited about the holidays and are typically more cooped up …

Books for October

Your Not So Typical Titles For many students, October is all about Halloween. Are you looking for some new books to add into your rotation for the month? I came …
Guided Reading Must Haves When leading a Guided Reading lesson, it’s important to make the most of the short amount of time you have with your readers. The more prepared …

Halloween Freebies

Literacy Resources for October In order to keep readers engaged month after month, it’s important to switch out materials being used. In this post, you’ll find some freebies to help …
Letter Name Recognition Some readers have a tough time identifying letter names. Others have a tough time remembering specific letters. The more readers practice stating the name of letters, the …
Engaging Word Work If you’re looking to switch up your word work routines this year, I’ve got a Top 5 List for you which hopefully will add some new pep …

Tools for Fluency

Why You Need Fluency Activities Fluency includes a variety of components making it an incredibly important aspect of any balanced literacy program. When students are working on fluency, they’re improving …

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