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Here are the top ten articles for the Reading Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. National Read Across America Day
Itís time for the National Education Association's Read Across America Day! Mark your calendar for March 2 and plan to celebrate reading.
2. Phonemic Awareness Basics
Phonemic Awareness is key component of early reading instruction. This article provides basic information about phonemic awareness for parents and teachers.
3. Closed Syllables
When teaching reading or spelling, the closed syllable is the first syllable type you should teach a beginning or remedial student. It is the most common syllable type and the easiest for students to learn. Here are tips for teaching the closed syllable type.
4. Organize and Challenge Yourself To Read
If you've promised yourself to read more of the things you like to read, some quick organization and a personal reading challenge might be the trick to get you to turn more pages, or swipe more screens.
5. Blending and Segmenting Words in Reading
Activities for teaching blending and segmenting to strengthen reading skills.
6. Create A Baby Reading Journal
Creating a baby reading journal is an easy, fun, and beautiful activity that you can treasure now, and share with your child in the future. Keeping a reading journal for your baby can even begin when you're pregnant.
7. Personification in Picture Books
Teach students how to identify personification using picture books. Here is a list of picture books to use during lessons about personification as a figure of speech.
8. Reading to Answer Six Important Questions
Reading is a way to entertain ourselves, as well as a way to gather information. When we read, six simple one word questions can help us follow plots and characters, as well as comprehend research and instructions. The next time you sit down to read, ask Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How?
9. Teaching About Hyperbole
Hyperbole is fun, and sometimes ridiculous, figure of speech often used to create humor in books and poetry. Find examples of hyperbole and suggestions for teaching activities.
10. Choosing a Reading Tutor
Looking for a reading tutor? Cost, training, personality, and location are all factors to consider when choosing a reading tutor.
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