Why Read 20 Minutes? Pinterest-Inspired Visual!
I saw a great visual on Pinterest regarding reading for 20 minutes each night. It came from the Perry & Lecompton Unified School District (click HERE to see the original.) I added my own flair to the visual because I plan on adding it to the beginning of the students' planners next year. We all know that it's the fastest way to become a good reader, but there are always those kids (and parents!) who ignore the science and skip reading at night. I think I'll put this on the very first page of…
Dolch Sight Word Assessment
Assessment and monitoring student progress during intervention is the heart and soul of the Response to Intervention (RtI) model. This absolutely free assessment packet includes assessment probes for the Dolch 220 sight words, student recording forms and several options for graphing student progess. Here's a sample of one of the graphing options. Students LOVE coloring in their very own graph! Click HERE to download this freebie.
Daily 5 Newbie
Any other Daily 5 Newbies out there? I don't know about you, but I'm just L-O-V-I-N-G the Daily 5! My kiddos are up to 14 minutes during Read to Self. Wowie! This makes me so happy! Reinforcing the behaviors and checking in after RTS is really working. They are silent and reading and want to read more! Today we talked about "Where Readers Read" and made this anchor chart: It did not take them long to realize that readers read EVERYWHERE!! And here are some of the best books for launching the…
The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree
About The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree Carve out family time for this Berenstain Bear’s Halloween read! Three brave little bears explore the inside of a mysterious old tree and go into, up, through, over, down, and out.
Cat the Cat, Who Is That? : Mo Willems : 9780061728402
Cat the Cat, Who Is That? by Mo Willems, 9780061728402, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
There Is a Bird on Your Head! : Mo Willems : 9781423106869
There Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems, 9781423106869, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
The Cat, the Rat and the Baseball Bat
Booktopia has The Cat, the Rat and the Baseball Bat by Andy Griffiths. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Cat, the Rat and the Baseball Bat online from Australia's leading online bookstore.
I Am Henry Finch - Books
I Am Henry Finch by Alexis Deacon, illustrated by Silvia Viviane Schwarz, Viviane Schwarz, 2015. From award-winning picture book makers Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz comes an enlightening new story about courage and making a differ