Systematic synthetic phonics means teaching kids to link sounds and symbols (phonemes to graphemes). Here are some pieces you’ll want in your phonics toolkit.
Before students can begin orthographic mapping, they need strong phonemic awareness skills. Here are some word study activities to develop these skills.
There’s no time like the beginning of the year to get stuck right into engaging read alouds. Here are five of the best read alouds for kids.
If your goal in reading intervention is to create proficient readers, you need to know about the science of reading and have a systematic approach to phonics.
Word work activities encompass a lot. Let’s look at some of the best activities for word work centers as well as word work ideas that students can do at home.
Do your literacy centers need a refresh? There are so many fun ways to help kids practice literacy skills. Here are 3 literacy station ideas to try now.
Phonemic awareness is being able to recognize and manipulate individual phonemes in words. These activities for phonemic awareness will get you started.
A good progress monitoring process makes data collection easy and efficient. Here are tips for using data collection sheets and setting up data folders.
Classroom vocabulary games make vocabulary practice fun and help kids positively connect words and meanings. Here are a few FUN vocabulary games to try.