Let me preface this post by saying I like love am super passionate about teaching anything related to literacy. Learning to read and comprehend is one of the most important skills a child can possess.
A few weeks ago we went on The Polar Express train ride and I was trying to sneak in a conversation about text to self connections with my daughter. After discussing a few connections, she said “mom can’t we just ride the train?!” It’s hard to take that teacher hat off.
As I mentioned in my math post, it is super important to differentiate activities for students. It is even more important to differentiate the activities that students are working on independently.
With that being said, there is often a wide range of skills being worked on during our literacy time… because there is a wide range of independent levels in the classroom.
Real & Nonsense Words
Short Vowel Sounds