Ultimate List of Decodable Readers in 2023 + FREE SOR Guide!!

Ultimate List of Decodable Readers in 2023 + FREE SOR Guide!!

Are you on the hunt for the ultimate list of decodable readers? Look no further! As a reading teacher, you know that providing students with the right reading material is key to helping them progress in their literacy skills. Decodable readers are a fantastic tool to support reading development, providing students with text that emphasizes…

Reading Assessments To Evaluate Decoding and Encoding + Freebies!
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Reading Assessments To Evaluate Decoding and Encoding + Freebies!

Whether it’s the beginning of the school year and you need to perform reading assessments, you’re working with a new student one-on-one, or you’re checking progress mid-year, there are a variety of reading assessments you can choose from to inform your instruction. In this post, I’m sharing my top picks for reading assessments that evaluate…

The Importance of Onset and Rime + Suggested Activities

The Importance of Onset and Rime + Suggested Activities

Have you ever wondered how young children become successful readers and writers? Well, it all begins with developing their phonemic awareness skills. One crucial skill to learn is onset and rime. But what exactly is onset and rime? Why are they so important? And how can we help our students learn these skills? In this…

Choral Reading: An Effective Way to Build Reading Fluency

Choral Reading: An Effective Way to Build Reading Fluency

Have you ever stumbled across a passage in a book that you just couldn’t get through? Or had a student who struggled to read fluently? Choral reading may just be the solution you’re looking for! Choral reading is a collaborative reading strategy that involves groups of students reading a passage or text together in unison….

Nonsense Words in Reading Instruction: Tips & FREE Printables!

Nonsense Words in Reading Instruction: Tips & FREE Printables!

Do you remember the first time you encountered a nonsense word? Perhaps it was in a Dr. Seuss book or during a game of Mad Libs. As an adult, you may wonder why anyone would bother with something so seemingly useless. However, there are important benefits to incorporating nonsense words into your reading instruction. In…