Reading is so much more than just following words on a page—it's about deriving meaning from the text! Have your students read independently, and then check for comprehension by having them draw and write about their favorite parts.
Fluent readers are able to derive meaning from the text and make connections! Have your students read independently, and then check for comprehension by having them share how it connects to other books they've read.
Learning how to figure out the trickier words is an essential tool for readers of all levels. This fun worksheet helps students practice using context clues and pictures to decode tricky words and improve their reading fluency skills.
In this lesson, students will learn how to decode unknown words in a texts using context clues. Students will be introduced to the idea of opposites and will practice identifying opposites. This lesson can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Is It the Same?
As students read independently, they’ll run into words they have trouble decoding. Have your kids cut out these fun “tricky word” bookmarks to help them to recognize and record these words so that they can practice decoding them!
Learning to read is no easy task: It involves a complex set of other skills that take time to refine. Never fear -- we’re here to help! Take a look at our reading fluency materials, packed with everything from your ABCs all the way up to parts of speech and storytelling. If your child is a little stumped when it comes to reading fluency, we’ve got everything you need to get up to speed.