We focus first on teaching reading for meaning, because understanding what we have read is the end goal, and what we have read previously gives context to help us solve that which lies ahead. Here are 6 ways to teach your beginning readers to ensure that their reading makes sense!
Fun activities for sorting syllables, seasons and more – through play!
Do your students know how to break words down into syllables? Do they know how to sort? Here are some fun activities for sorting syllables, seasons and more – that you may have the materials for right in your own classroom! Free follow-up linked at the end!
Great books to prepare kids for Fire Drills
Looking for some great books to help your students prepare for Fire Drills? Fire Drills can cause a great deal of anxiety to those who do not know what to expect, or who struggle with a change in routine. Here are books I return to year after year that help prepare kids for Fire Drills.