Tag Archives: Free Resources

Leaked From Our Private Coaching Circle! Prioritizing Vocabulary for Maximized Impact

Oops! We had a leak in the roof…and this video slipped from our paid inner coaching circle to YOU! For FREE! In this "shot in the wild" video I discuss how to choose the vocabulary words you teach very very carefully – it’s not about teaching "the list", but about teaching the words that willContinue Reading

Great Free Parent Brochure on Reading Aloud to Your Children

I love reading Reading Rockets (if you haven’t subscribed…go do it now…free, timely and a quick read). I was led to a great parent brochure via their website and I thought I’d share. Here’s the link to a Guide to Reading Aloud. You can print it and send it home tonight!

Free Decodable Text – Yeah!

I found FREE decodable text online here. While it’s no match for decodable text from a scope and sequenced program, this is a great resource to visit in a pinch! I’ve already used it to design a small group power phonics lesson for a third grade group of struggling decoders. What I appreciate about theContinue Reading

Great Resource! Planning and Differentiating Instruction

The University of Oregon’s Reading First website is an absolute MUST READ for literacy resources, support and dependable tools. Check out this link – I highly recommend the resource Instructional Implications: Interpreting Student Performance Data. It’s great!