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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
We've combed the shelves for new titles to spice up summer reading. Here's our list of favorites:
Children who have a wide range of knowledge do better in reading comprehension and writing. Schools should emphasize world knowledge and not just skill sets.
Summarizes whole word reading instruction, how parts of a word contribute to the whole, and the progression to whole language instruction.
What are the Reading Wars?  What the experts have to say on the issue of whether there is one best way for kids to learn to read.
Civil War books for kids can spark an interest in history or fuel a fire that's already been lit. This list provides 10 excellent, kid-friendly Civil War books.
This article details three ways in which parents and teachers can support a child's reading comprehension.
We've combed the shelves for new titles that have what it takes to engage fourth grade readers all summer long. Here's our list of favorites.
We've combed the shelves for new summer titles. Here are the ones that really knocked our socks off.
Bring the 4th of July and the Revolutionary War to life for kids with these activities.
We've searched high and low for new titles to entice even the most reluctant of middle school readers. Here are our list of favorites:
We've looked high and low for exciting new titles for young adults. Here are our list of favorites to exhilarate, fascinate, and yes...educate.
Provides a summary of why inversions and reversals occur during reading. Lists recommendations to decrease inversion and reversal errors in beginning readers.
When kindergarteners help out in the kitchen, they're learning math, science, reading, and social skills.
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
“Where, oh where, did my tennis shoe go?” Has this tune become your kid’s national anthem? Is living with her belongings strewn under the beds and between the sofa cushions causing you to attack and retreat? If so, the time has come to round up the forces and chart a new course. Surprisingly, winning the war on clutter is not as challenging as you might think.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
We might as well admit it: by the time your kid hits middle school, textbook reading just isn't as 'fun' as it used to be.
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