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Teach Suffix -ly with Simple Rules, Examples, and Activities

Understanding suffixes is a crucial aspect of developing strong language skills. One of the most common and versatile suffixes is -ly. Teaching students how to add suffix -ly to words can enhance their writing, allowing them to express ideas more precisely. In this post, we will explore simple rules, provide

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Teach Nonfiction Text Features (Free Graphic Organizers)

Teaching young minds to navigate the pages of informational texts is a crucial skill that will empower them to become independent readers. In this blog post, we’ll explore effective strategies to introduce nonfiction text features, conduct engaging mini-lessons, and provide free graphic organizers to support your students’ learning journey. What

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Easily Plan and Organize Reading Groups in the Classroom

As a teacher of young readers, you know receiving small group instruction on their level is essential to their academic growth. Planning and managing reading groups can be overwhelming, especially when you have a class with a wide variety of reading needs. In this blog post, we’ll take a look

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How to Effectively Teach the 6 Different Syllable Types

Teaching syllables can be a tricky task. It requires planning, creativity, and an understanding of the various syllable types to engage students in learning what can often be considered a tedious topic. Whether your student is just starting out or further along in their reading journey, it’s important for all

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4 Steps to Successfully Teach Compare and Contrast

Are you looking for a fun, engaging way to teach your students to compare and contrast? This can be one of the most difficult, yet powerful topics to discuss in any classroom. Understanding how items are similar and different is essential for student success. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative

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5 Easy Low-Prep Substitute Teacher Activities

Have you ever felt overwhelmed thinking about what activities you can leave for a substitute teacher when you have to be out of the classroom? It’s so stressful trying to come up with hands-off lessons for the sub but still engaging and educational for the students. Well, have I got

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