Thinking about starting a Reading Buddies program in your classroom this year? Here are some tips and tools to get things rolling!
Thinking of having Reading Buddies for your class this year? Here are some of the benefits (for more than just the little buddies!)
Have you noticed that in the last few weeks of the school year, it gets a bit more challenging to motivate kids write? Summer is an ideal time for making plans and getting kids involved in making lists. Enjoy this storybook lesson and two #WritingForRealPurposes freebies!
When I first started teaching, one of the greatest hurdles to overcome in language instruction was getting my first grade students to edit their writing. That piece of the writing process made no sense to them, regardless of how many fancy checklists I could find, stickers I gave out, ways we split up the time Read More…
Are your students motivated to really think about what they are reading? Sometimes laughter is just what kids need to make the efforts they put into reading worthwhile!
Happy Family Day everyone! A short post today with a link to a great website for boys books and a word about bedtime stories from J.K. Rowling. Have a great day!
When we were kids, reading didn’t have nearly the competition for time and attention that it does today. How many kids do you know that really enjoy reading or hearing a story? Here is some interesting research and a freebie with tips for making reading fun with kids!
Rethinking the traditional reading log in the name of reading for joy! | That Fun Reading Teacher.com
Does your child like to role-play? The good news is that there are a lot of opportunities for reading and writing practice through play – and here are examples and links to some (deceptive) templates to aid in the fun!
How to make reading homework fun – link to a free printable for parents, volunteers and other reading mentors!