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Things Good Readers Do: Make Connections

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. In the previous post of this series, I went over the strategy of visualization and how I teach it. This strategy is part of what good… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Make Connections

Parenting Tips · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Visualize

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. In part 1 of this series, we went through some essential habits that good readers develop in their lives. In part 2 of this series, we're… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Visualize

Parent Tips · Reading

Things Good Readers Do: Predict and Question

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. After a few weeks' hiatus, we're back with the second part of the Things Good Readers Do series! Hopefully the timing of this post (and others)… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Predict and Question

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Things Good Readers Do: Skim and Scan

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Here it is: Part Two of the Things Good Readers Do series! In Part 1, we talked about the habits of good readers, which, when practiced,… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Skim and Scan

Parenting Tips · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Series Introduction

When I published the top reading tips from educators post last month, I was so excited to share those tips with parents and anyone who has kids in their lives. I'm still excited, because I think that post is a great start for people to know how to interact with kids and their books. But… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Series Introduction

Teaching

The Best Read-Aloud Book: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles + Free Resources

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. This is the best book in the world.- A reluctant reader who only reads Magic Tree House books [It was] perfect and funny. I will cry.… Continue reading The Best Read-Aloud Book: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles + Free Resources

Reading · Teaching

Class vs. Teacher Reading Challenge

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One of the things that has been killing me about teaching online is that I can't have my class do their 15 minutes of daily independent reading at the beginning of ELA class, nor meet for one-on-one reading conferences during that time. Last year, students read independently every day and… Continue reading Class vs. Teacher Reading Challenge

Book Lists · Reading · Teaching

50 Read-aloud Suggestions for All Ages

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Want to skip straight to the read-aloud suggestions ? Click here Or, if you'd like to go to the recommendations for a specific age group, click… Continue reading 50 Read-aloud Suggestions for All Ages