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4 Important First Steps for Creating a Community of Readers — Tarheelstate Teacher
Instilling a love of books and reading in students can be a challenge. Where do we teachers begin? With 11 successful years of creating passionate readers in the books for me, I'm sharing all of my secrets for building a foundation for a lifetime LOVE of reading. It starts at the beginning of the year. It starts before even the first day of school!
Reading At Home - Tips For Parents - All Students Can Shine
Reading At Home - Tips For Parents This is perfect for sending home with our students! Parents would appreciate some guidelines when helping their children with their reading homework. This printable includes tips for : - integrating reading in our daily family activities - choosing appropriate books - tips for helping beginning readers - practicing fluency & developing comprehension skills!
10 Picture Books to Read in the Middle School Classroom
Picture Books in Middle School | Using picture books in your classroom can engage reluctant readers, help introduce a lesson, and build community. Check out tips & resources for using picture books in middle school from The Hanson Hallway at The Secondary English Coffee Shop
"Only One You" - Story Book & Pebble Fish Craft
Book and stone painting. Classroom lesson, whenever there were times when students felt vulnerable, or uncomfortable, frustrated, or unhappy, or had problems with friendships at school, they could hold their rockfish in their hands & remember just how special they are, & all the qualities they have to offer. We encouraged them to remind themselves, there's only one you... & you can make a difference to our world!
The impact of reading 20 mins each day
It may feel hard to find 20 minutes each day to read with your child, but the cost of not doing this is far too great. Children who read for just 20 minutes per day see 1.8 million words each year and have scores on standardised tests in the 90th percentile (because they have experienced...
Parent Support for At Home Reading & Back To School Parent Input Form Freebie
My students' parents have REALLY appreciated this letter that is stored all year in their child's Take Home Book Envelope. This freebie provides ideas for parents to support their readers at home. #parentcommunication #reading #parentsaspartners #readingathome #growingfirsties #wordsolving #readingcomprehension #readingfluency Parent Support for At Home Reading & Back To School Parent Input Form Freebie | Growing Firsties
Day 6: Library Jenga
Ok... I needed a way to spruce up Library Orientation...and fast. After reflecting on my practice the last few years I knew that the students needed to be instructed on how to use the catalog, but I needed to make it fun and interactive. Library Jenga was a HIT! First, I took five classic Jenga…