Tools for Teaching Phoneme Segmentation - Make Take & Teach
The ability to separate the sounds of a word is called “phoneme segmentation”. It’s a critical skill in both learning to read and write. By six and a half/seven years of age students should be able to tell you the sounds in a word. So, for example, if given the word “cat”, the student should […]
20 Perfect Anchor Charts for Teaching Phonics and Blends
We love these phonics charts and blends anchor charts from real classrooms. Your readers will master difficult subjects and build confidence!
QR Code Scan and View of read aloud picture books
Download this FREE QR Code activity to scan and view FREE videos of picture books read aloud! Perfect to use as a take home activity or listening center! Over 60 stories linked! ~Nadine :)
David Goes to School
David, the out-of-control monster-child is back. In David Goes to School video, young David shows up late to class, , chews gum in class, yells answers out o...
Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction Ideas & Resources
Do your students need help understanding the differences between fiction vs nonfiction texts? These ideas & activities are perfect for making an anchor chart for your classroom as your students are learning to distinguish between fiction and nonfiction.
Text Feature Freebie
Next week we are going to learn about text features therefore I had to create some posters to help remind my students of all of the great te...
Jennifer Serravallo's Teaching Reading in Small Groups: Heinemann Digital Campus course introduction
Jennifer's online Digital Campus course — based on her best-selling book Teaching Reading in Small Groups — offers no-nonsense strategies for targeting instr...
The Difference Between Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness, and Phonics - Speech is Beautiful
How many times have you heard teachers talking about phonics and speech-language pathologists talking about phonemes — and both groups talking about phonological awareness? This has happened so frequently that sometimes they get muddied up in my brain. Here are the definitions and differences between the terms: 1.Phonological Awareness refers to the development of different ... Read More about The Difference Between Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness, and Phonics
Reading Workshop in Kindergarten
Students in Emma Coufal's kindergarten class participate in reading workshop. Workshop begins with a phonics game, followed by a mini lesson on using pictures to figure out words in a text. Next, students break off into pairs for a mix of independent and paired reading while Emma confers with students. Class ends with a shared reading.