Check out the 54 Sam and Friends Guided Reading Phonics Books for older readers. Decodable texts following a synthetic phonics sound-spelling blending. Teenage characters and plots. 5 comprehension questions per story. 30 second word fluencies. One program feature in Teaching Reading Strategies.
ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS
If you use Google Classroom, you can now use the perennial favorite 56 lessons in Essential Study Skills (What Every Student Should Know) in interactive digital format. You, the teacher can edit as you please and students can answer on laptops and tablets. Perfect distance learning.
How to Teach Main Idea | Pennington Publishing Blog
Finding the main idea is a basic reading comprehension strategy. However, basic does not mean easy. Main idea questions are found on every normed and every criterion-based reading comprehension assessment, such as the PAARC and SWBAT Common Core State Standards tests. Following are a workable definition, some important disclaimers, and a few critical strategies which will make sense out of this sometimes challenging task. Plus, get a FREE lesson download.
Essential Study Skills (What Every Student Should Know)
Get 56 essential study skills lessons in this independent learning program. Fillable PDFs make Essential Study Skills and ideal choice for distance (virtual) learning. Who doesn't need test-taking, vocabulary, reading, notetaking, writing, grammar, memory, listening skills?
Phonics Literacy Center
The Phonics Literacy Center provides 5 collaborative lessons and activities for each of these phonics workshops: Short Vowel Sounds, Silent Final e, Consonant Digraphs, Consonant Blends, Long Vowels, Diphthongs, and r and l-controlled Vowels.
CONTRACTIONS LITERACY CENTER Monster Contractions Activity Anchor Chart Grammar
CONTRACTIONS: Monsters Love Contractions Literacy Center -- students match up to 18 personal pronoun contractions with their component parts.
How to Teach Reading in Literacy Centers
I’m so confident that teachers will recognize the quality of design and content of my Academic Literacy Centers when they see these grades 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 programs that I’m offering the entire month-long first unit of the Academic Literacy Centers BUNDL
Five Tips To Increase Silent Reading Speed and Improve Reading Comprehension
Want to help your students read textbooks, stories, and articles quickly and effectively? Get the FREE silent reading fluency lesson and resource.
Zoom Hack Doc Camera
If you miss your document camera and are trying ZOOM lessons, you'll love this clever hack to show students what you are teaching. Check out my quick grammar lesson on this 19 second video to see how it's done.