Before children start to read for purpose and meaning there are a series of introductory steps to undertake before tackling the more advanced reading skills. Even before phonics instruction, we need to teach the alphabet. Preschoolers need to know what the letters of the alphabet are, and how when they are placed together they can…
We have 5 sets of free grade five reading and writing worksheets for free download below. These are full sets of resources to help grade 5 students (or other grades depending on reading levels) to practice some of the common core literacy skills needed at this grade. They come with tasks and activities included. These…
If your child has begun reading, you may wonder how to increase the skill level and help them read complex, complicated or difficult words. The good news is that they probably already have the skills, but they need to practice and perfect their abilities. Teachers and parents may need guidance on how to teach a…
Developmentally children from the age of three to four onwards will be able to make the connection between pictures and words, either spoken or written to make flashcards useful
Metacognition and evaluating skills can be taught using many traditional classroom activities, mill drills, idea boards, Why, What, Where and time capsule activities are all relatively easily adapted to enable teachers to teach and practice meta cognition and evaluating skills with their students.
These teaching tips for first year teachers come from experience and include concrete actions. Dealing with parents, effective class management, dealing with students issues and problems, motivating and engaging students and upskilling are all covered here.
There are pages upon pages of advice and resources on how to teach English in Schools. Schools with all their resources, trained staff and designated curriculum. There is much less advice and help out there for teaching English in a home school setting. So we have prepared these 18 Easy ideas on how to teach your children English at home.
Reading comprehension is a skill only obtained by practice. Here we have 100’s of FREE reading comprehension worksheets for you to download and use in you home or classroom. From Preschool and Kindergarten up to grade 1 to 6.
Here you will find 1000’s of free CVC worksheets, games and activities for teaching CVC words and sound blending. Teaching CVC skills and segmenting words is an important phonetic skill accords the year groups from kindergarten, second language students and ESL students all the way to first grade and primary students
How to help students gain as much as they can from reading lessons.