As students practice reading independently, they’ll run into tricky words. Help them learn how to identify which books are “just right” for their reading level by recording how many tricky words they run into.
Recognizing syllables in words is an important step in developing spelling and reading skills. Give young students the practice they need by reading words aloud to them and asking them to identify the number of syllables.
A fun game for students, book bingo can either be played as a game to diversify student reading or as a way to have students begin interacting and talking about the types of reading materials they enjoy.
When reading nonfiction books, it’s important to understand the meaning of related vocabulary words. In this activity, students identify sentences that include key vocabulary. When they're done they'll hold the key to reading success!
Engage students in reading before they even start! Students prepare for reading a nonfiction text by looking at the pictures in the book and answering a series of questions that get them thinking about what they already know about the topic.