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How to Teach Reading Effectively using Comprehension Kits

I am so excited to share with you “A Look Inside” Comprehension kits today.  These resources have transformed my teaching of reading. It has allowed me to effectively teach reading consistentl across my whole group and small group lessons.  With the flexibility of the materials and options for differentiating, I

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10 of the Best Read Aloud Books for 2nd Grade

One of my daily goals is to read a quality picture book and a chapter from a chapter book to my 2nd graders. It doesn’t always happen but I am successful about 80% of the time. I firmly believe reading to our students needs to happen every day (along with

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First Three Reading Lessons of the School Year

I am really excited to wrap up my “First Three” blog series with my first three reading lessons. While I love teaching math and I definitely identify as a writer, teaching reading is also a passion. I now have my Master’s in Education in Reading and have completed the requirements

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