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Hot Seating!

We hot seated characters from ‘The Three Little Pigs’ as part of our learning of play scripts and ‘ Has e Got His Bacon? ‘. What questions would you like to ask the three little pigs or the wolf?


What Is Academic Language Therapy?

Academic language therapy helps students who need primary instruction or remediation with the English code. Since the educational experience of American students is conducted primarily in the English language, adequate language skills are essential for school success. 207 more words

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What Is Academic Language?

Academic language represents the complex components of the English language that are required for success in academic discourse. In vocabulary and structure, it is quite different from the social English that we use in normal conversations. 122 more words

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America Has A Reading Problem

Reading disabilities have a tremendous social impact. A research study conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that at the end of 2007, approximately 7,300,000 United States citizens were either in jail, in prison, on probation, or on parole. 80 more words

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What Is The Orton-Gillingham Approach?

The Orton-Gillingham approach is a unique language training system that was designed by Dr. Samuel Orton, a neuro-psychiatrist and pathologist, and Anna Gillingham was a gifted educator, psychologist, and school administrator. 234 more words

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What Are Phonemes and Graphemes?

Phonemes are the smallest parts of sound in a spoken word. For example, the word, at, has two sounds or phonemes, / ă / / t /.  86 more words

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Early Phonics Instruction Leads To Better Reading

Research conducted by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (NICHD) reinforces that systematic and early instruction in phonics leads to better reading. 151 more words

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