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Thursday, 13th August 2020 – Literacy

Listening Response Task

Quality Literature

I am learning how to REVIEW a story just by listening to it. 

I know I can do it when I can:  156 more words


Tiny Tots Virtual Summer Storytelling

This morning I attended the Tiny Tots Summer Storytelling session from EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, which I was invited to a few weeks ago. I was really looking forward to this and it didn’t disappoint! 446 more words


Teaser Tuesday: Word By Word

In the month of July during my Summer Break from school, I have spent a little time every day reading teacher-related books to be inspired and gain some new ideas to keep my teaching practice fresh. 180 more words


Easily Misread Words: Resume vs. Resumé

Resume and resumé are easily misread words. They are homographs, meaning words that are spelled the same, but are pronounced differently and mean different things. … 226 more words


Wednesday, 12th August 2020 – Literacy


Quality Literature, Author’s Study

I am learning to think about how Beatrix Potter creates a character. 

I know I can do it when I can:   142 more words


The Importance of Reading Stories to Your Child During the Pandemic

Donna Burke Esgro


Reading, thoughtful reading, is more important than ever for children during this time of social distancing and on-line learning.

Deep reading is the giving up of oneself to a story, falling into the character’s lives, sharing their hopes, fears, successes, and failures. 317 more words