The SCRIP comprehension strategies are beneficial for building comprehension of both narrative and expository text. Get five free lessons and bookmarks.
Diagnostic Reading Assessments | Pennington Publishing Blog
Elementary, secondary, and adult English language-arts and reading intervention teachers need comprehensive literacy assessments to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses for individual students and their classes. These 14 reliable and valid reading and spelling assessments perform the dual function of placement and diagnosis. Also included are audio files and recording matrices.
Literacy Center Rotations | Pennington Publishing Blog
Check out this article on seven literacy center rotations and use the charts to maximize your literacy centers.
Five Tips To Increase Silent Reading Speed and Improve Reading Comprehension
Want to help your students read textbooks, stories, and articles quickly and effectively? Get the FREE silent reading fluency lesson and resource.
Free Resources for Test Preparation | Pennington Publishing Blog
Find articles, free resources, and teaching tips for test preparation in this collection. Also get test-proven strategies for SAT/ACT success.
Check out the 54 Sam and Friends Guided Reading Phonics Books for older readers. Decodable texts following a synthetic phonics sound-spelling blending. Teenage characters and plots. 5 comprehension questions per story. 30 second word fluencies. One program feature in Teaching Reading Strategies.
ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS
If you use Google Classroom, you can now use the perennial favorite 56 lessons in Essential Study Skills (What Every Student Should Know) in interactive digital format. You, the teacher can edit as you please and students can answer on laptops and tablets. Perfect distance learning.
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How to Teach Main Idea | Pennington Publishing Blog
Finding the main idea is a basic reading comprehension strategy. However, basic does not mean easy. Main idea questions are found on every normed and every criterion-based reading comprehension assessment, such as the PAARC and SWBAT Common Core State Standards tests. Following are a workable definition, some important disclaimers, and a few critical strategies which will make sense out of this sometimes challenging task. Plus, get a FREE lesson download.
Online Fluency and Comprehension
Help your students practice fluency and comprehension at home. Easy administration in 5 simple steps. Tiered animal articles to practice expository reading. Highly rated! 5 STARS.
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Essential Study Skills (What Every Student Should Know)
Get 56 essential study skills lessons in this independent learning program. Fillable PDFs make Essential Study Skills and ideal choice for distance (virtual) learning. Who doesn't need test-taking, vocabulary, reading, notetaking, writing, grammar, memory, listening skills?
Phonics Literacy Center
The Phonics Literacy Center provides 5 collaborative lessons and activities for each of these phonics workshops: Short Vowel Sounds, Silent Final e, Consonant Digraphs, Consonant Blends, Long Vowels, Diphthongs, and r and l-controlled Vowels.
How to Teach Academic Language Vocabulary | Pennington Publishing Blog
Check out this article on Tier 2 words and the Academic Word List. Plus, get free samples of how to teach academic language vocabulary.
CONTRACTIONS LITERACY CENTER Monster Contractions Activity Anchor Chart Grammar
CONTRACTIONS: Monsters Love Contractions Literacy Center -- students match up to 18 personal pronoun contractions with their component parts.
How to Teach Reading in Literacy Centers | Pennington Publishing Blog
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