Upper Elementary Vocabulary Instruction

Strategies For Teaching Vocabulary

This post shares some of my favorite strategies for teaching vocabulary. As a reading teacher, the quote below certainly hits home. These are such powerful words concerning the importance of upper elementary vocabulary instruction, which is often neglected in today’s classroom. “Vocabulary is the best single indicator of intellectual ability and an accurate predictor of

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Upper Elementary Getting Started with Guided Reading Groups

Guided Reading Groups

Guided reading groups are one of the most complex areas of planning and instruction. I still remember when I first started teaching thinking, “Okay, I have my groups. Now what do I do?” Hopefully, this post will be helpful to anyone who has experienced that same thought or feeling. You can read this post for

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Reading Workshop Guided Reading And Literature Circles Oh My

Guide To Teaching Reading

Teaching reading can be overwhelming with today’s instant access to curriculum, resources, and pictures on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram. This post shares the ins and outs of teaching reading through reading workshop, guided reading, and literature circles and how you can use these strategies teach reading to upper elementary students. Teaching Reading With Reading Workshop You

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