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Reading Comprehension Strategies Corner Bookmarks

Reading Comprehension Strategies Corner Bookmarks

Reading comprehension corner bookmarks help students use questions and strategies to make meaningful connections to any book. They are easy to make and fun to use. Each bookmark has a writing prompt that requires students to actively use the text. They illicit higher level thinking skills and improve comprehension. Students can write on the back and mark the place in the book for later reference and sharing. These are great for literacy centers, book circles, book clubs, and anytime. These bookmarks encourage students to make personal connections with the text, visualize, predict, infer, and summarize information. They make a great activity to send home. Use the blank template to create labels and organize reading assignments. What’s included ➠30 different corner bookmark templates in black and white. Each template has a different strategy or writing prompt and visual directions for assembly. ➠1 blank template to create individualized bookmarks. ➠5 book report templates to use as extension activities. ➠Easy to follow visual directions on each page. ➠Teaching tips and activity ideas. ➠List of writing prompts/questions for planning.
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A parent's guide to reading and writing -  early years, primary and secondary.

A parent's guide to reading and writing - early years, primary and secondary.

This is a PDF of my book 'Teach your digital native to read and write: A guide for parents'. It is also available in paperback and for Kindle from Amazon. Young people today are known as ‘digital natives’. Constant exposure to digital devices is even changing the way that they think, learn and relate to others. Digital technologies mean we do, in fact, engage with the written word more than ever before, yet reading and writing can lack relevance in young people's lives. Many parents want to support their child with learning to read and write but are unsure where to start. Which literacy skills are needed in our digital age? How can you tempt young people away from their digital devices to learn these? How do you ensure digital devices are helping rather than hindering learning? All of these questions and more are answered in 'Teach your Digital Native to Read and Write', an essential guide for any parent or carer wanting to know how to support their ‘digital native’ to read and write in the 21st century. • Are e-books as useful as paper books? • How can I support my child with the phonics being taught in school? • Are handwriting and spelling still necessary skills in the era of digital devices and predictive texting? • How can I support my older child who is finding literacy difficult or a dyslexic child? • How can I support my child with reading and writing tasks? • And is it even possible to make reading as engaging for my child as computer games and mobile phones? This is a must-have book for any parent wanting to support their 21st century child to develop effective literacy skills needed to succeed academically, personally, socially and in employment. Overview of contents: Chapter One: Digital Natives Chapter Two: What is literacy? Chapter Three: Pre-reading skills Chapter Four: Phonics Chapter Five: After Phonics - Becoming a Skilled Reader Chapter Six: Handwriting Chapter Seven: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Chapter Eight: Writing - the Bigger Picture Chapter Nine: Supporting your Older Child or Teenager Chapter Ten: Digital Literacy The author, Victoria Honeybourne, has a background in education and is a senior advisory teacher with a local authority. She has spoken at national events and has written several other education books
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Sight Word Color and Craft Activity

Sight Word Color and Craft Activity

This fun color by sight word activity provides an engaging way to practice words that need to be recognized automatically. Students get to practice reading and writing these words and can turn the finished product into a cute card or display. The heart theme makes a great Valentine's Day activity. This set of printable color by word sheets uses Orton-Gillingham red words, sets 1-5. These include 160 common words that cannot be sounded out phonetically and do not follow any particular phonemic rule. They can be used with any popular sight word program. It is important for students to recognize and read sight words quickly since these words make up about 50% of the words they will encounter when reading a. As an added bonus, students get practice with visual discrimination, fine motor skills, and creativity. These are fun, motivational, and multi-sensory to make retention of information easier. Included are: 11 Color by word pictures Instructions for use and crafts Writing activity Answer key List of words for instruction and assessment See more color by word activities at Tammy’s Toolbox. Related Products ⭐ Sight Word Spelling Activity Mat and Alphabet Tiles ⭐ Sight Word Games and Activities Multi-Sensory Mastery Mega Bundle ⭐ Sight Word Walk Activities - Bundle Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade ⭐ Sight Word Bookmarks and Activities - Bundle ⭐ Sight Word Games and Cards with Nouns
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Sight Word Multi-Sensory Mastery Bundle

Sight Word Multi-Sensory Mastery Bundle

These sight word activities and games will make reading fluency and confidence soar. Help students quickly master all sight words with this bundle of worksheets, games and multisensory resources. Students with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities, who are struggling to read and spell sight words, will benefit from these activities which incorporate widely used multisensory techniques. Use these with all students or as an individual program. Included are 4 Search and Find Sight Word resources for pre-primer, primer, first, second, and third grade sight words. Use these resources together for a multisensory program to help students achieve mastery of the most frequently occurring words. Search and Find Sight Word Bookmarks and Practice Sheets Search and Find Sight Word Spelling Practice Mat Search and Find Sight Sight Word Walk Search and Find Sight Word Detective Cards and Games What’s Inside? ★Over 15 ideas for games and activities to help with sight word recall. ★Bookmarks with a highlighter box to help focus on words in text. Each bookmark includes 4 words and come in two different fonts. ★Sight word cards in three different fonts designed to help students with dyslexia and visual processing difficulties recognize text and comprehend what they read. ★Ideas of differentiation. ★A board game for review with instructions and playing pieces. ★A spelling mat with tiles for word building and instructions for activities. ★Sight word footprints with directions for active games, word walls and bulletin boards. ★Review practice sheets for each word. ★Assessment Record. ★Storage pocket templates. ★Reward badges. Students use their imagination with these detective theme resources. Help them become sight word detectives as they find clues to reading and spelling. Use all of the Search and Find Sight Word resources to help Dan, Debbie, and Digger Detective find sight word clues. Each resource is available separately or as part of a bundle for pre-primer, primer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd grade. You can also purchase the Mega Bundle with all resources in each grade level. See all the Search and Find Sight Word Resources at Tammy’s Toolbox. ★ Note: The Fast and Fabulous Detective Flash Card Review Game is included in this resource. It is also available as a separate resource. See all of the Fast and Fabulous Flash Card Review Games at Tammy’s Toolbox. There are over 13 themes to choose from.
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Sight Word Spelling Activity Mat

Sight Word Spelling Activity Mat

See your student’s confidence soar as they have fun learning to spell with this multi-sensory spelling practice mat and activities. This activity incorporates widely used multi-sensory techniques to help students with dyslexia, ADHD, learning disabilities, and those students who are struggling to spell sight words. These activities can be used for any spelling words. Included is a practice mat with instructions, a sheet of letter tiles, and tips for fun activities. These can be printed on colored cardstock and laminated for repeated use. They make a great learning center activity and individual tutoring resource. This resource coordinates with Search and Find Sight Word Bookmarks, Search and Find Sight Word Walk, and Search and Find Detective Cards which are available in Nouns, Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st grade, 2nd Grade, and 3rd Grade Dolch sight word versions. Use these resources together to form a complete multi-sensory sight word program. Students can use their imagination with these detective theme resources. Help them become sight word detectives as they find clues to reading and spelling. Use all of the search and find sight word resources to help Dan, Debbie, and Digger Detective find sight word clues. Related Products ⭐ Sight Word Games and Activities Multi-Sensory Mastery Mega Bundle ⭐ Sight Word Bookmarks and Activities - Bundle ⭐ Sight Word Walk - Bundle Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade See all the Search and Find Sight Word Resources at Tammy’s Toolbox.
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Soccer Blending Cards for CVC Words and Digraphs

Soccer Blending Cards for CVC Words and Digraphs

Engage beginning readers with these soccer themed CVC word blending cards to practice blending and segmenting individual sounds in words. These cards include 153 short vowel CVC words and digraphs, providing practice with critical phonemic awareness skills. Students use a soccer ball moving piece to practice sounds slowly at first and then faster to blend them into words. These work great with any reading program and Orton-Gillingham based methods. They are perfect for literacy centers, individual tutoring, and special education groups. Additional ideas for segmenting, word building and sorting are included. A print friendly black and white version is included as well as blank cards to customize additional words. Anchor charts assist struggling readers with essential decoding concepts. This set includes 67 CVC words, 51 words with digraphs, and 35 nonsense CVC words. A list of words is provided on page 57 to help differentiate and assess progress. Also included are 17 strips to use as anchor charts for concepts students should know to decode the words in this set. Concepts include: consonants and vowels, short vowel sounds, digraphs, blends, and the ff,ss,ll,zz spelling rule. Related Products ⭐ Consonant Blends Word Blending Task Cards with Snowman Theme ⭐ Fact Review Game - Soccer Theme ⭐ Phonics Helpers for Decoding and Spelling ⭐ Phonics Games and Activities Bundle ⭐ Snowman CVC Word Blending Bundle with Digital Boom Cards
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Growth Mindset Bookmarks - Wild Animal Theme

Growth Mindset Bookmarks - Wild Animal Theme

Encourage a growth mindset, reading, and achieving goals with this inspiring set of wild animal photo bookmarks. These bookmarks use real photos of animals to motivate students towards success in your classroom or library. Use the “Mini Marks” version like brag tags to encourage your students to reach for their goals. Included are 10 pages of bookmarks with photos of a giraffe, penguin, cheetah, monkey, gorilla, flamingo, owl, chimpanzee, and zebra. “Mini Mark” Bookmarks I absolutely love making mini versions of these bookmarks. They are adorable and kids love to collect them. The smaller size also makes a great tool for those who have trouble tracking words and keeping their place when reading. “Mini marks” can be used like brag tags in your classroom. Have students earn and collect them to show off great work, reading achievement, positive behaviors, growth mindset, and other goals Instructions for printing and assembling bookmarks along with ideas for use are included.
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Reading Comprehension Bookmarks

Reading Comprehension Bookmarks

Encourage active reading strategies and comprehension with this set of bright and engaging bookmarks for classrooms and libraries. Plus, get 5 different ideas to turn any bookmark into an extraordinary tool for reading success. This pack includes 12 pages of reading themed bookmarks and 7 different bookmark backs that encourage reading comprehension, summarizing, critical thinking, and vocabulary. You also get 5 ideas for turning ordinary bookmarks into extraordinary tools for reading success. •Bookmark crafts for motivation, fun, gift ideas •Highlighting bookmarks - tracking, focus, visual discrimination, fluency •Mini marks - motivation, rewards, fluency •Bookmark clips - organization, rewards •Note taking bookmarks - reading strategies, comprehension, summary, organization, vocabulary
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Beginning Reading and Phonics Activity Bundle

Beginning Reading and Phonics Activity Bundle

This bundle of phonics games and printable activities strengthen decoding and spelling skills and helps kids become fluent readers. Resources include 2 desk tents, 28 interactive key ring cards, 32 sound clue cards, 8 different games for reinforcement, short vowel sorting activities, short vowel word cards and letter cards, anchor charts, and an interactive bookmark. These resources provide hours of instructional activities. This is a bundle of Phonics Helpers for Decoding and Spelling, Phonics Center Activities and Games, Alphabet and Phonics Sounds Anchor Charts, and Reading Strategies Bookmark and Anchor Charts. . They make a great learning center and individual tutoring resources. This set was designed to be used with Orton-Gillingham based reading programs, as well as in general classrooms. It helps support tutoring and individual instruction and works great in homeschool programs. Phonics Helpers provide colorful, engaging graphics to give students a fast way to access their sound-letter combination knowledge when reading, writing, and spelling. This set includes 2 double-sided desk tents, 28 interactive key ring cards, and 32 sound clue cards for each letter of the alphabet and diagraphs. They are designed to be used after phonics concepts are taught to provide visual and tactile clues for decoding. The desk tents and key rings are great for individual use or as part of a reading center. Visual clues are provided for: The sounds for each letter of the alphabet, including short and long vowel sounds, consonant digraphs, closed Syllable exceptions, welded Sounds, b/d reversals, vowel pairs, bossy R, magic E, silent letters and syllable division. Desk tents can sit on the student’s desk or be placed in the reading center for quick reference when a student needs a clue to a sound or phonics rule. Interactive cards are provided for students to write on, tap out sounds, practice letters, and search for words in books. Place the cards on a ring for a handy set of phonics practice cards for the reading center or individual student use. These make great resources for aides, volunteers, or tutors working with individual students. Phonics Center Activities and Games for Reading and Spelling. Are you looking for fun, fast, creative, ways to give your students hands on practice with short vowels? Here are 8 multi-sensory activities that are just what you are looking for. Race to the Top Games are fun, easy to use activities for learning and practicing short vowel sounds. They combine hearing, saying, and doing in fun game formats. Word cards and fun sheets were created using EZRead Kids Font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. Included Instructions 3 Board games and 3 card games 5 game boards 64 Short vowel word cards 24 Short vowel letter cards, (upper and lower case, with and without pictures) Blank cards to customize Card backs for double sided cards Short vowel playing pieces 2 vowel dice patterns 2 Short vowel Fun sheets to laminate for write on - wipe off practice Short vowel sorting practice sheets Answer sheets List of short vowel words Color copy is included and can be printed in black and white or grayscale. Engage your students in learning their alphabet and building phonemic awareness and decoding skills with this set of bright phonics posters. This set includes 240 posters that provide a visual anchor to phonics sounds. Each poster has color coded letters, a picture, and key word to help students recognize sounds and learn new ones. They come in two fonts designed to assist students who need extra help with visual discrimination. These make a great display for the classroom! Use in a pocket chart or on a bulletin board for student reference. Print out smaller versions and use them as a reference in a guided reading area, center, phonics binder or make task cards for individual student practice and games. Reading strategies bookmarks provide help for students who struggle to decode and focus while reading. This bookmark with movable highlighter window and set of anchor charts provide students with visual clues to remember key reading strategies. Let Chunky Monkey, Flippy Dolphin, Skippy Frog, and friends show kids how to figure out unknown words. Anchor charts can be placed around the room or made into a book for the reading center. They also make a great bulletin board
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Alphabet and Phonics Sounds Anchor Charts

Alphabet and Phonics Sounds Anchor Charts

Engage your students in learning their alphabet and building phonemic awareness and decoding skills with this set of bright phonics posters. This set includes 240 posters that provide a visual anchor to phonics sounds. Each poster has color coded letters, a picture, and key word to help students recognize sounds and learn new ones. They come in two fonts designed to assist students who need extra help with visual discrimination. These make a great display for the classroom! Use in a pocket chart or on a bulletin board for student reference. Print out smaller versions and use them as a reference in a guided reading area, center, phonics binder or make task cards for individual student practice and games. Included: Posters/anchor charts for the following sounds (In a printed line font and a box font) ✓Vowel Sounds: a,e,i,o,u,y (long and short) ✓Consonant Sounds ✓Vowel Teams: oo, ow, oo, ou/ow, ew, au/aw, oi/oy, ea, ai, ay, ey, ea, ee, igh, ie, oe, oa, ue, eigh ✓"R" Controlled: or,ar,ir,er,ur ✓Digraphs: ch,th,gh,sh,wh,ph,ck ✓Bonus Letters: ff, ll, ss, zz ✓Blends: bl,fl,cl,gl,br,cr,dr,fr,gr,pr,tr,sk,sl,sp,st,sw,sc,sm,sn,spl,str ✓Word Families: all, am, an, ang, ing, ong, ung, ank, ink, onk, unk, old, ost, olt, ild, ind, ive ✓Silent Letters: wr, kn, rh, gn, gh, mb, mn ✓Additional Sounds: dge, tch, sion, tion ✓Printing Instructions and Ideas This resource works great as a reference for any Orton Gillingham reading program, struggling readers, and special education programs.
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Phonics Center Activities and Games for Reading and Spelling

Phonics Center Activities and Games for Reading and Spelling

Are you looking for fun, fast, creative, ways to give your students hands on practice with short vowels? Here are 8 multi-sensory activities that are just what you are looking for. Race to the Top Games are fun, easy to use activities for learning and practicing short vowel sounds. They combine hearing, saying, and doing in fun game formats. These activities can be used as extra practice for students using any Orton Gillingham based reading program. They provide differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, learning centers, and special education classrooms. Word cards and fun sheets were created using EZRead Kids Font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently.
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Reading Strategies Bookmark and Anchor Charts

Reading Strategies Bookmark and Anchor Charts

Reading strategies bookmarks provide help for students who struggle to decode and focus while reading. This bookmark with movable highlighter window and set of anchor charts provide students with visual clues to remember key reading strategies. Let Chunky Monkey, Flippy Dolphin, Skippy Frog, and friends show kids how to figure out unknown words. Anchor charts can be placed around the room or made into a book for the reading center. They also make a great bulletin board. This set is perfect for reading groups, tutoring, and homeschools. The bookmarks let kids have clues to the strategies at their fingertips. It also acts as a movable highlighter to help kids track print and find words. This is one of my favorite things to use with struggling readers, but all kids love using this. The dark edge and arrow help kids follow what they are reading and is a great tool for those who skip lines or lose their place while reading. It can also be used to find answers to comprehension questions or other text you want to focus on. The cutout rectangle at the top is a great way to hunt for words or parts of words. This bookmark helps kids focus and improves visual tracking. To make the bookmark even more fun, add a piece of transparent colored plastic to the back of the bookmark to create a see-through highlighter. Directions and cutting templates are included. The bookmark can be used with or without the colored plastic. Colored plastic sheets are not included. This set is great for special education, beginning readers, and any student who struggles with focusing on text.
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