Literacy Land

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Find out what is going on in Literacy Land! Lots of great reading ideas all in one place!

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Compare and Contrast for Primary Students

Need ideas for sharing this with your early learners? This pack combines both skills in the Compare and Contrast lessons. Comparing and Contrasting for early learners is important in reading and writing. Compare and Contrast requires scaffolded activities and lessons. This set includes:The set conta...

Making Predictions with Early Learners Making Predictions, Direct Instruction, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Centers, Early Readers, Read Aloud, Anchor Charts, Vocabulary, Literacy

Making Predictions with Early Learners

Predicting is a reading comprehension strategy all students can master. This step-by-step blog post helps with all students.

Listening Center is one of those centers I used to hate, but with a little adjustments, it's now one of my favorites. 1 book a month; Reading Comprehension, Classroom Management, Literacy, Blog Title, Canning, Writing, Owl, Posts, Technology

Listen Up! Listen Center Can Be Great

Listening Center is one of those centers I used to hate, but with a little adjustments, it's now one of my favorites. 1 book a month; a different purpose each week.

Need to update your Leveled Reader Book Room? I love the organization of it all. Home Reading Log, Reading Logs, Guided Reading, Good Books, My Books, Making Predictions, Books On Tape, Leveled Readers, Gifted Education

Making Predictions with Early Learners

Need to update your Leveled Reader Book Room? This post has ideas for you. I love the organization of it all.

This takes another look at a good (and often misunderstood) writing technique developed by Gould and Burke. This is a great way to get early writers writing independently. Personal Narrative Writing, Personal Narratives, Writing Lessons, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Four Square Writing, Kindergarten Writing

Four Square, the Right Way!

This takes another look at a good (and often misunderstood) 4 square writing, a technique developed by Gould and Burke. This is a great way to get early writers writing independently.

Are you looking for ways to make small group instruction run smoothly? This post includes tips for effectively implementing literature circles during your language arts block. It includes schedules, organization, group options and more. 5th Grade Teachers, 5th Grade Classroom, 5th Grade Math, Fourth Grade, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Comprehension, 4th Grade Math Worksheets, Block Scheduling, Guided Math

Taking Your Literature Circles to the Next Level

It’s no secret that small group instruction is where it’s at! Teachers have kids working in small groups with guided reading, guided math, writer’s workshop, science labs, literacy workstations, and more. One small group option not in this list is literature circles, and although literature circles have been around a while, there are many teachers ... Read More about Taking Your Literature Circles to the Next Level

2 Teacher Friends discussing education over drinks. Strong Drinks, Classroom Management Tips, Starting A Podcast, Student Gifts, Anchor Charts, Happy Hour, Need To Know, Teaching Resources, Literacy

Bright Chicks

Pour yourself a glass, pull up a stool and listen as Bright Chicks discuss their day-to-day reality in the world of education. We are not the experts, but we have strong opinions. The Bright Chicks are educators with a combined 27 years of experience and currently work with gifted students.

Sentences, Expanding Sentences & Types of Sentences Building Sentences, Expanding Sentences & Types of SentencesBuilding Sentences, Expanding Sentences & Types of Sentences 2nd Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Math, Third Grade, Grade 3, Different Types Of Sentences, Sentence Types, Empowering Writers, Writing Complete Sentences, Hallway Displays

Building Sentences, Expanding Sentences & Types of Sentences

I love teaching. It's the thing that I know I'm good at. The one thing I KNOW... I think I would say that I have a gift to form relationships. To think outside the box. To create engaging resources. And.... to ignite a passion for learning. I've taught for 14 years and, besides the learning curve at the

10 Simple to Make Reading Games for Kids. These are great for learning sight words word families and more Love these hands on ideas for Preschool Kindergarten grade grade and grade kids (great with Dolche words in homeschool) Reading Games For Kids, Teaching Reading, Kids Learning, Guided Reading, Learning To Read Games, Educational Games For Kindergarten, 1st Grade Learning Games, First Grade Reading Games, Title 1 Reading

10 DIY Reading games for kids - The Measured Mom

These fun reading games are quick to make - and so effective for learners in kindergarten and first grade! Such a great addition to your language arts instruction. #teachingreading #kindergarten #firstgrade

Using poetry to engage students in reading activities makes literacy instruction fun and exciting. These six ideas will help keep poetry fresh all year long. Simple Poems, Reading Process, Reading Help, National Poetry Month, Best Poems, Alliteration, Vocabulary Building, Phonological Awareness, Mentor Texts

Six Fresh Ideas for Using Poetry in Your Classroom

Using poetry to engage students in reading activities makes literacy instruction fun and exciting. These six ideas will help keep poetry fresh all year long.

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy! Different Alphabets, Story Elements, Simple Pictures, Mentor Texts, Learning Letters, Student Learning, Anchor Charts, Lessons Learned, Literacy

Alphabet Books are for Everyone!

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy!

Alphabet Books for Primary Students Different Alphabets, Alphabet Books, Story Elements, Simple Pictures, Mentor Texts, Learning Letters, Student Learning, Lessons Learned, Vocabulary

Alphabet Books are for Everyone!

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy!

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy! Different Alphabets, Alphabet Books, Story Elements, Simple Pictures, Mentor Texts, Learning Letters, For Everyone, Student Learning, Lessons Learned

Alphabet Books are for Everyone!

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy!

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy! Different Alphabets, Alphabet Books, Letter Identification, Story Elements, Simple Pictures, Mentor Texts, Learning Letters, Letter Recognition, Teaching Strategies

Alphabet Books are for Everyone!

Alphabet books aren't just for the youngest readers. With so many choices, everyone can find one (or more) to enjoy!

Exploring Software and Websites to Support Reading Comprehension Comprehension Activities, Teaching Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Reading Intervention, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Primary Classroom, Classroom Resources

Exploring Software and Websites to Support Reading Comprehension

This post includes a review of several literacy websites for classroom use.

Update and Rejuvenate Your Listening Center (Adventures in Literacy Land) Curriculum, Homeschool, Listen To Reading, Primary Classroom, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Strategies, Learn To Love, Book Lists, Good Books

Update and Rejuvenate Your Listening Center

Research says children that listen to reading become fluent readers themselves. Wouldn't you like to have your students listening to quality texts and gaining fluency skills at the same time? If you create an updated and relevant listening center they will be in no time! Read this post to find frugal ways to create a listening center that is relevant and fun for your classroom!

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