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Comprehension Ideas

The Importance of Engaging Readers in Comprehension Readers always need to practice their comprehension.  Whether working independently, in small groups or in a whole class setting during a read aloud, …
As the year truly begins to wind down for many, I’ve got a few resources and freebies that will help keep your readers engaged for the remaining weeks of school. …
You know how challenging it can be to wait a student out when they’re trying to figure out a word?? Well, there’s a good reason to actually just WAIT: Readers …
Some students really have a tough time remembering particular sight words. Whether reading in context, or alone, some words just don’t stick with them. The more opportunities readers have to …
I can’t believe it’s already April! I know some teachers haven’t even had Spring Break yet, while others have just a few weeks left of school. Either way, it’s still …
When working in Guided Reading groups, it’s important to regularly check in on your readers to ensure they’re making progress. This is true for readers at the earliest levels to …
Every year when March 1st hits, I also want spring to immediately be here, but that rarely actually happens by us! Regardless of the cold temps outside, I still like …
I’m a big believer in getting kids engaged to keep them learning! Phonics/word work activities can become a little dull for readers as they’re simply repeating the same thing over …
Happy February! I hope your month is off to a good start, after a long January! Since it’s a new month- time to switch out the sight word chart! You …

Non Fiction Fluency

Non fiction is a huge part of our daily lives, especially as adults. It’s important to prepare students for being able to read and comprehend non fiction, from an early …

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