Tag: Teaching

100+ Fantastic Fun Phonics Worksheets and activities

The phonics worksheets we have linked below will follow this format. We include the following phonics worksheets

Single Sounds and Onset and Rime Worksheets
CVC Worksheets
Long and Short Vowels Worksheets
Blends and Digraphs Worksheets
Syllable Worksheets

We have put these into collections which are also highlighted on the page where needed as well. The individual worksheets are free

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.

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.

How To Teach English In Hong Kong.

There is more to teaching in Hong Kong that a positive attitude and a winning smile. Though they will help. There are learning centres, public and private schools, colleges, tutors and universities. You can earn from about $2000 to $12000 USD a month, but you are going to have to be qualified and experienced to head towards those heights.

Reading Comprehension and Writing Worksheets – Kindergarten and Primary grade.

FREE reading comprehension cards

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.

100 + Free CVC Worksheets, Activities and games.

Making English Fun

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

We need a word about online learning

what age to start guided reading

Not sure the last 6 month field test of online learning gave us the answers we were looking for, it certainly raised a lot of questions though.

The BEst Educational Powerpoint website!

It was released on April the 20th 1987, almost 30 years ago and although it has a few design changes in that time its basic premise is still the same.

Teaching Y as a Vowel!

y as a vowel worksheets

This is a tricky one, of all the phonics rules the ones surrounding the letter and sounds of ”y” are difficult to find out. Especially after our students have gone through learning The names of the letters and then the sounds they can make, and maybe even that some of those letters have more than one sound, and then we show them ”y”