Tag: reading

The Best Free Online Action Verb Games

Best online action verbs games

One of the most effective ways of teaching action verbs if unable to use physical activities is to use some practice and consolidation online action verb games.

The Best Free Online Adjective Games

Best free Online Adjective games

One of the most effective ways of teaching in groups is to use some of the excellent practice and consolidation online adjective games

The Best Free Online Syllable Games

Effective online Syllable games use both syllable recognition and construction exercises allowing students to consolidate these skills.

The Best Free Online Prepositions Games

One of the most effective ways of teaching in groups is to use some of the excellent practice and consolidation online prepositions games that there are free on the internet.

What are the Digraphs in English (And How To teach Them)

An English digraph consists of a pair of letters that placed together make a single sound or phoneme. In English there are both vowel and consonant digraphs.

How to Teach a Child to Read Long Words (tips and Ideas)

how to teach a child to read long words

An effective strategy to teach children to read long words in English is to teach a variety of reading skills. Segmentation of words, phonics, awareness of prefixes and suffixes

Do Adverbs Always End in -ly?

The majority of adverbs do end in ”ly” but it is not a set rule. There is more to consider than just the ending spellings of words to determine what meaning to apportion to them

Should You Teach Vowels Or Consonants First?

It is not recommended to teach vowel and consonant sounds in isolation. Many phonics instruction methods introduce a mix of common vowel and consonant sounds

When Should Children Be Able to Read Silently?

At what age should children be able to read silently

Many readers begin to read with support around age five or six (grade 1 and grade 2). With a few years of practice, children will begin reading to themselves.

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