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Best Practices for Teaching Being a Reader Small-group Reading Sets 1-5 Remotely

Teachers expect the unexpected; we never know what a school day will hold for us and are always ready. Yet, all our years of preparing, planning, teaching, and…

Mar 27, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto & Ashley Kohn
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Word Study + IDR: The Coordination of Word-Learning Strategies and Independent Reading

Are you striving to provide students with word-learning strategies that will help them get unstuck when they encounter unknown words in a variety of texts?  Are you striving to prepare…

Feb 13, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Grade 2: Preparing for Small-Group Reading Instruction

Grade 2: Preparing for Small-Group Reading Instruction For our grade 2 readers, we want to intentionally plan experiences that extend their love of reading across genres! We also…

Jan 9, 2020  |  By Gina Fugnitto
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Being a Reader and Making Meaning Grading Support, Grades K–1

Kindergarten and first-grade teachers of Making Meaning and Being a Reader, let’s jump right into the hot topic of assessments and grading! Assessments Let’s start by considering the…

Oct 29, 2019  |  By Ashley Kohn
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Launch Young Readers into Literacy Through Shared Reading (Grades K and 1)

Without a doubt, Shared Reading is one of my favorite parts of the literacy teaching day! Can something so fun and interactive be powerful in supporting young students…

Oct 10, 2019  |  By Ann Stewart
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Preparing for Being a Reader Small-group Reading Instruction in Sets 1-5

Congratulations! You have completed the early weeks of instruction. You and your students have established a classroom community where students feel safe and connected, and your students are…

Oct 9, 2019  |  By Lenora Forsythe
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