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Apps for Teaching Reading 5 Things to Consider

We’ve all run across an old Dick and Jane book while browsing in a thrift shop or antique store; but I must admit, when I see one it makes me thankful it’s the 21st century! There are so many effective and engaging apps available for teaching reading in today’s classroom!…

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Strategies List for Fluent Readers

Reading Comprehension Strategies List for Fluent Readers

Hey there, teacher peeps! In this post I want to share with you a useful Reading Comprehension Strategies list to help you plan your Guided Reading instruction for Fluent readers. Comprehension skills and vocabulary building should be the main focus of your teaching time with these students, so let’s dig…

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Learn 5 Ways to be a Guided Reading Superhero

Teach Reading and Learn 5 Ways to Be a Guided Reading SuperHero

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Reading Comprehension Activities-Emergent/Early/Transitional

The goal of reading is comprehension. Although we need to teach letters, sounds, sight words and phonics, we also need a periodic reminder: Reading comprehension activities are important! The foundational skills we are teaching all lead to the ultimate goal of reading: comprehending the text. Fluency Doesn’t Mean Much Without…

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What is Guided Reading That Works?

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m thrilled to finally write this post to introduce Guided Reading That Works! I love my community of 20,000+ elementary school teachers, and I recently polled them to ask about what they experience as they run their Guided Reading groups. These educators shared…

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Increase Reading Fluency – 7 Sensational Tips

Fluency–the ability to read accurately, at an appropriate pace, and with appropriate phrasing and expression–is a skill that develops over time and with repeated practice. If you’re a teacher in the primary grades, you know the importance of helping increase reading fluency in your students. Think of yourself as a…

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How to Teach Guided Reading

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5 Ways a Running Record Informs Guided Reading Instruction

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When to Do Running Records and How to Find the Time

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3 Ways a Running Record Informs Guided Reading Instruction

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5 Great Tips for Analyzing MSV Cues in Running Records

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Running Records – 7 Important Things You Can Learn

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Hi, I'm Anna! I was a primary teacher for over twenty-three years, wife of a firefighter, mother of twin teenage boys, obsessed with being creative and helping teachers and love my Saturday morning quiet cup of coffee!
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