phonics

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…

high frequency word list

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…

FREE Nursery Rhyme Kit

Nursery Rhyme Kit FREEBIE!  It includes both printable and ebooks!!   Hey Diddle Diddle! This free nursery rhyme resource includes the following: Hey Diddle Diddle foldable book, full color Hey Diddle Diddle foldable book, color graphics Hey Diddle Diddle foldable book, black and white Ebook:  Hey Diddle Diddle   To get your FREE Hey Diddle […] Read more…

FREE Nursery Rhyme Resources

We may think of nursery rhymes as a way to entertain babies, but they actually teach so much more! Nursery rhymes help young readers practice basic foundational literacy skills and become better readers. Below is a list of skills that you can practice with your students while using nursery rhymes: hear letter sounds discriminate syllables […] Read more…