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A list of easy reading fiction books for a fourth grade student. These books may be written on a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade level but are at interest levels
Check out's list of affixes, with helpful phonetic pronunciations. It's the only list of affixes you need for your ESL learner!
Watching a film adapted from a book is odd: we hope to see the world we imagined in our heads.  Sometimes we're disappointed; sometimes pleasantly surprised.
An interview with author Gayle Brandeis discussing her lifelong love affair with books, and how she has raised her kids to be voracious readers and writers.
To learn to read, children need to develop some concepts about print and an awareness of how books work. Read on for strategies to develop these new concepts.
If you're a reader, you know the irresistible allure a day spent doing nothing but reading. The good news is that on April 12th, you can do just that!
Shares how families and teachers can use Cambournesâs eight conditions of literacy development to help children develop literacy in fun and meaningful ways.
Reading aloud strengthens comprehension, fluency, and more. Check out the top 10 reasons why parents and educators should teach children to read aloud.
Direct instruction is an approach to teaching emphasizing small-group, face-to-face lessons. Learn about direct instruction's history and methodology.
Chall describes six stages of reading development that are entirely consistent with stages of instruction. Each stage is described in this article.
Complex words are far more prevalent in the harder books read by third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders than in books for beginning readers.
Give your child a glimpse into the lives of other children learning to read, halfway around the world: tell her about the Camel Bookmobile.
Realistic fiction deals with many complex problems and situations, from understanding sexual orientation to dealing with family problems.
What is the purpose of young adult literature? This article discusses the qualities, criteria and purposes of young adult literature.
Getting teens to read is a great challenge, but not an impossible one. Here are some clever ideas to get you going.
Toss that text book. Here are four great ways to turn your child into a punctuation stickler.
Summarizes early literacy theories and approaches. Describes how teachers incorporate a balance of research-based strategies to approach literacy development.
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