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The first minutes of small group instruction

The 1st Minutes of Small Group Instruction

Students are at your small group table for small group instruction, but what should you do first? Read on or press play, and I’ll share with you what the first minutes of small group instruction look like in my classroom. This post contains affiliate links. You can take a peek

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4 Ways to Repurpose Alphabet Picture Cards

4 Ways to Repurpose Alphabet Picture Cards

Do you have tons of alphabet picture cards from all of the reading series your district has moved on from? No worries, I’m going to share with you a few activities that you can use in your classroom! Let’s repurpose those ABC picture cards! Read on or press play! This

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Science of Reading Sound Wall

What is a Sound Wall?

Sound walls have been sweeping across the nation recently, replacing word walls in classrooms all over. Why? This is because sound walls are an important part of the science of reading. They help students to understand how speech maps to print, and how the two work together to create meaning.

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Setting Up Your Classroom for Writing

Writing instruction can and should begin in kindergarten. Starting a writers’ workshop in kindergarten can be scary if you’re not sure where to begin! Before launching a writing workshop, make sure that you set your class up to promote writing! Read on or press play for a few tips on

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Planning a Read-Aloud

So you want to plan a teacher read-aloud? As educators, we have been told time and time again how read-alouds are important. It’s so important to really think about what we want to accomplish, move on to planning our read-aloud, and then prepping what we need. Today I’m going to

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Read-aloud

What is a read-aloud?

Reading books is just what teachers do, but why? Are you wondering what a teacher read aloud is all about? In this post, I’m going to share with you exactly what it is, and why it’s so important in your classroom. Read on or press play for more info! What

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