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Word Recognition and Fluency: Interventions for Upper-Elementary Students With Reading Difficulties

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Designed for learners with reading difficulties, a 17- lesson collection teaches word recognition skills. Here, lessons one through eight focus on mastering basic sounds and blending sounds in words, while lessons 10-17 develop...
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My Reading Words in My Social Studies Book?

For Teachers 3rd
Connect social studies and language arts using this resource. After studying root words, have learners locate five words from their social studies book that have a prefix, suffix, or root word. This puts a new twist on practicing basic...
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Going to the Movies (Basic Code Sentences)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Take a pretend trip to the movies with a series of basic code sentences. Images of movie tickets, popcorn buckets, and movie cameras award learners varying amounts of points for each sentence that they can successfully read.
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Word Steps

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Blending basic CVC letters to make words is one of the first steps to independent reading. Provided here are several images of stairs and several letters to cut and arrange. The learner rearranges the letters to form CVC patterns, sounds...
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For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Here is a really cool activity that builds early reading and writing skills while allowing learners to differentiate between real and nonsense words. They use the provided pack of alphabet cards to construct basic cvc words. In addition,...
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A Digraph A Word

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners who have mastered basic pre-reading skills can move on with this emergent reading activity. They view a series of images, then choose digraphs, consonants, and vowels to spell out the name of the object on each card. Tip: This...
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Stamp the Sounds of Your Name

For Teachers K
Reinforce basic decoding skills with this simple lesson. Learners use educational software to write their name using letter stamps. They then share with other students, and practice recognizing letter sounds.
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Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
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Painting Sentences

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Paint with the colors of reading! Learners in special education classes or mainstream classes practice decoding basic and advanced code with a series of sentences on paint blobs. Once they read the sentence, learners cover one spot on...
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Gone to the Dogs

For Teachers 3rd
Approach vocabulary through decoding and chunking. Your class breaks up words into basic syllables or chunks then engages in a decoding activity. Useful for a variety of language levels and grades, just modify to fit your class.
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Map Me a Paragraph

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
There are so many great reading strategies. In this lesson, learners practice decoding. They break down two paragraphs to analyze and determine main ideas and details. They each observes ways to model as they map their paragraphs.
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Decoding Strategies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students practice using context clues to decode the meanings of unfamiliar words. In this vocabulary skills lesson, students follow the provided instructions to complete graphic organizers that enable them to decode words in "The...
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Blending is Fun

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use a poster picture of a slide to illustrate the blending of phonemes in words. First show your youngsters basic examples like cat and cap. Then have learners work in pairs to create some blends of their own! Provide words for them to...
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Alphabetic Understanding, Phonics, and Spelling

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Have your youngsters reading in no time with with collection of literacy activities and lessons. Starting with a basic understanding of the alphabet, this unit progressively builds students' phonemic awareness and ability to decode and...
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Getting Online One Click at a Time

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
The Internet is a vast and fascinating place to be, but you have to know how to get there first! Use a helpful guide to become computer savvy in no time. It covers computer basics such as keyboarding and hardware, and goes into e-mail,...
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Phonics lesson for -ew and -oo

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders identify letters and sounds associated with -ew and -oo sounds. Each learner receives a stack of cards containing these sounds, and they must determine whether the word uses the -ew or the -oo sound. This could easily...
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Kindergarten/First Grade Phonics

For Teachers K - 1st
Get involved with phonics by recognizing one particular letter. Learners name a letter, know it by sound, decode basic CVC words and use the letter in writing. A variety of options are given to the your learners: making a letter collage,...
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Decoding US Foreign Policy: The Iran-Contra Affair

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is a really good lesson. Learners explore US Foreign Policy, the Reagan Administration, and the Iran-Contra Affair through various documents and readers theater. Worksheets, script, and web links are all included. Teaching can't get...
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New Words: Make a Conservation Dictionary

For Students 4th Standards
Gosh dictionaries are great, and your class gets to make one of their own. They look up and write down the dictionary definition to nine words related to conservation and pollution prevention. They list their words alphabetically for...
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Phonics lesson for -ick family

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Kindergarteners and first graders develop phonemic awareness for words that contain -ick. Each learner gets a stack of cards with different -ick words, highlighting the target sound as they review each one. 
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Sounding Out the Symbols

For Teachers K
Using the states as a hook, kindergartners identify beginning sounds. They identify the initial sound in words like Mississippi and Indiana and complete a set of worksheets related to this skill.
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Beginning and Ending Sounds - Lesson 1 of 2

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Stamp, slap, and clap! Emergent readers demonstrate their awareness of the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds in spoken, short vowel, single-syllable words with a stamp/slap/clap activity. After identifying the letters and sounds of...
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Writing with Technology - Publish a Story or Report

For Teachers 4th
Many schools allocate time for the computer lab each week; this lesson would be a great use of that time. Students complete a graphic organizer to decide what they'd most like to write about: a report, short story, fiction, non-fiction,...
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Decoding DNA

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders complete their KWL charts from the first lesson of the unit as a review for the summative. Then they decode a secret message using the four basic components of DNA, adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine.

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