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The Best Free Online Sentence Games

Sentence games are a successful way to introduce both the initial concepts of sentence construction to young learners, and then extending that learning with more complex structures

How Can Phonics Improve Spelling?

Developing phonological skills can have a significant positive impact on students spelling abilities. They will have the ability to transfer their knowledge of sounds into written words

12 of the Best Free Online Long Vowel Phonics Games.

Long vowel sounds can be a difficult skill for learners of English. There are varied spelling and pronunciation rules to be practiced learnt and consolidated. We have found online long vowel games that are used by teachers in classrooms daily. These include Magic E, Diphthong, vowel digraph and R controlled online vowel games.

14 of the Best Free Online Short Vowel Phonics Games.

Short vowel sounds can be a difficult skill for learners of English. There are spelling and pronunciation rules to be learnt and implemented. We have found online short vowel games that are used by teachers in classrooms daily. These include CVC, spelling, matching, listening, reading vowel games.

How Long Does It Take To Learn English?

Learning English can take as short or long time as you want or need. However the actual time it will take is going to be dependent on a whole host of variables. Your starting level of English, your age, the level of English you… Continue Reading “How Long Does It Take To Learn English?”

15 of the BEST Phonics Activities For Kindergarten and Preschool

Free Phonics Activities

We have chosen some of the best activities that are suitable to get this reading skills process started both at home and in classrooms and highlighted them below.

How to Teach making Inferences Reading Stratagy

Inferring is a reading comprehension strategy that aims to help children and students find information that is not explicitly revealed in a text. The colloquialism would be to read between the lines. For example ”the color drained from her face” could be used to infer the character was scared or shocked. This skill teaches students to attach further meaning to the text and predict or infer author meaning

How to teach Determining Importance

Another crucial task for reading comprehension is determining importance. Often, inferencing, summarizing and determining importance strategies can go hand in hand. Every detail in a story is not important. This is especially true when reading fiction like mysteries and suspense stories.

How to Teach Summarizing Reading Strategies.

Summarizing skills require students to cut text down to only the essential information. to make is easy and quicker to read, understand and process. It is one of the core seven reading comprehension strategies and is closely related to determining importance skills in text.

Resources to Teach the Visualizing Reading Comprehension Strategy.

We have over 10 different activities to teach Visualizing to children and students, the key is to encourage the use of imagination and being able to express that verbally or on paper. so to help we have  included artistic response, using drama, picture walks, imagining, arts and craft resources and many more