Something that my students struggle with consistently is Informational Text. It’s sort of sad, really, because as our kids grow up to be functional adults, what will they predominantly read? 425 more words
The purpose of reading, speaking, listening, and writing. Communication relies on understanding.
Now, this post will be short because I feel like my synthesis of the following video may be different than yours and I want to hear your thoughts! 151 more words
Reading and comprehending informational text requires a distinct set of skills that are in some ways very different from the skills that students use to understand literary or narrative texts. 303 more words
Summer is the perfect time to really read the Common Core Standards for your child’s grade level. You can find out what they should know and then identify areas that could use a little extra work. 886 more words
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and with it, undoubtedly, plans for relaxation, barbecues, and eager celebrations that summer is finally upon us. Amidst this celebration, however, it is of course important to remind ourselves of the reason for why we get the last Monday of May off from work and school. 249 more words