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FREE Poetry Notebook Will Change Your Teaching Life

Interactive Poetry Notebooks are perfect for teaching fluency, sight words, phonics, and my favorite… COMPREHENSION! That’s right. Comprehension. I’ll show you how in a bit. But first, let’s set up the poetry notebook. Setting up a poetry notebook with your kiddos is super simple! The first thing you need to do is gather up either […] Read more…

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Top 300 Words Your Students MUST Be Able to Read INSTANTLY

Sometimes I use the terms sight words and high frequency words interchangeably, but there really is a distinction here. So what’s the difference between the two? Sight word: A sight word is a word that doesn’t follow the rules of spelling and phonics. Students must memorize sight words because these words can’t be dedoded. High frequency […] Read more…

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Pocket Full of Knowledge – Interactive Reading Response FREEBIE

I’m welcoming KJ Lott from Just a Thought Creations!  Kathy is sharing her insight on how to develop questions and activities that will drive readers to the next text level. Over the summer, I read a great book that helped me progress in my thinking and strategic planning. As a reading interventionist, I am always investigating new […] Read more…

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Arthur’s Halloween FREEBIE

Happy Halloween my friends! I absolutely LOVE Marc Brown’s Arthur’s Halloween!  In fact, his entire reading series is hilarious and engaging. Arthur’s Halloween is a wonderful tool for teaching… characterization story elements cause and effect problem and solution making connections inferencing sooooo much more!!! If you want to pick up some fabulous Halloween resources like […] Read more…

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