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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

How big was the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

The meteor that is thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs, or at least caused the conditions that did is estimated to be about 10 to 15 kilometers wide. The reason it has such a large carter of over 150km across, called the Chicxulub crater is it was a Ferrari of meteors and was travelling really fast at about 20 km per second. Which is about 72000 kilometers an hour!

20 of the Most Important Phonics Rules

Here are some of the most important phonics rules for students and teachers of English, We cover rules about double letters, magic e, using y as a vowel, plurals and much more.

Five Ways To Make Learning To Read More Fun

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Five was to encourage reading for children!

Get Epic Books have given free access till the end of june to students – 40,000 digital titles!

For me and i guess for many others this is a big deal! Epic has over 40,000 leveled readers and quizzes. It also offers the opportunity to see how your students have engaged with the material, how long they read the book for and for the majority of their books there are quizzes and questions.