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Reading & Writing

This blog category includes a range of reading and writing teaching resources, ideas and activities that teachers may find useful when teaching children to read and write.

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Reading & Writing

Top Ten Books for Reluctant Readers

Have you been searching through lists of the best kids books trying to find something for your reluctant readers? Well, search no more! Here are ten of the books around...

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Reading & Writing Special Occasions

Book Week 2017 - Escape to Everywhere

The theme for this year's book week is - Escape to Everywhere! Here are some fun activity ideas for you to use in your classroom.

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Activities Reading & Writing

Tips and Activities for Teaching Letters and Sounds

The introduction of single letter names and sounds is crucial in the early years classroom. Here are some hints and tips, including some fun hands-on classroom resources.

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Reading & Writing

What are the "Super Six" Comprehension Strategies?

What are the Super Six Comprehension Strategies and how do I teach them in my class?

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Reading & Writing

How to Set up Guided Reading in the Classroom

I remember sitting in a lecture during my teaching studies, listening attentively about the importance of guided reading, an essential part of any early literacy program.

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Reading & Writing

23 Creative Narrative Teaching Resources for the Classroom

Teaching narrative writing? It's all here...everything you need!

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Reading & Writing

A Fun Comprehension Board Game for the Classroom

Check out this fun and engaging comprehension strategy board game!

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Reading & Writing

Readers' Theatre - Building Fluency, Confidence and Comprehension

Why Readers' Theatre is a must in any classroom...

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Reading & Writing

Creating Powerful and Memorable Read Aloud Experiences in the Classroom

"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child." - Dr. Seuss

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Reading & Writing

10 Ways to Use Persuasive Topic Cards

One set of persuasive topic cards used 10 ways...

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