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Shanahan on Literacy. ?_bta_tid=3.AIf5.CfZgxQ.JP8X.AyF5Yg..A62_hw.b..s.AgKc.n.. This post originally appeared on The Speech Bubble SLP blog.


I love seeing those ‘Life Hack’ articles. Those awesome tips about using everyday items or simple little tricks to make your life sooo much easier! Well, why shouldn’t we SLPs have some of those same little tips? Vocabulary activities. CELA - Home. Introducing Open Book We’re pleased to introduce Open Book, a monthly e-newsletter for people using CELA services.

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With every issue, you’ll find new and interesting books, news about accessible reading, and tips to help members get the most out of their CELA service. To subscribe, enter your name and email address under Stay connected! At the bottom of this page. Read Open Book CELA commends federal government on moving forward on the Marrakesh Treaty The Centre for Equitable Library Access would like to commend the federal government on the introduction of Bill C-11 entitled “An Act to amend the Copyright Act (access to copyrighted works or other subject-matter for persons with perceptual disabilities)”, which aims to bring Canada’s copyright legislation in line with the provisions set forth in the Marrakesh Treaty.

Archived news. Career College to Improve Your Job Prospects. Teaching our children to write, read & spell: Part 2 - Waldorf Library. Link to the article: Teaching our children to write, read & spell: Part 2 #1 Question: If I am understanding what you wrote in Part I, children that are pre-school age or in kindergarten should not be pushed to write, read or spell because it might create learning disabilities in the future?

Teaching our children to write, read & spell: Part 2 - Waldorf Library

Answer: Yes, this is true. Most young children, less than 7 years of age, have not finished developing their neurological pathways for writing, reading and spelling. First, children need to have fully developed their proprioceptive system so they can visualize and imprint in their memory the exact shapes of the letters and numbers they see. Next, in order to read with comprehension and spell, children need to have developed their right brain for visual recognition of small words (ex. if, the, is, are, were, at etc.) and their left brain for phonetics, the ability to match a letter or letters to particular sounds. Another area of difficulty is writing. CORE%20MAZE%20TEST. Free Literacy Resource Printing ⋆ Creative Commons Teaching Materials. Flash Card PrinterFast creation of flash cards and game cards from word lists.

Free Literacy Resource Printing ⋆ Creative Commons Teaching Materials

WordsearchCreate word searches. 100s of word lists available. Picture CardsCreate word and picture cards for literacy and other activities Letter MashCreate scanning activities with text, keyboard symbols and dingbats Picture BingoCreate bingo (lotto) games using word lists and pictures Handwriting 1Print tracing sheets to support pre-writing activities. Word ScramblerCreates anagram worksheets from word lists Handwriting 3Super fast handwriting practice text creation Word BingoGenerate bingo cards from word lists Word Outline CreatorCreate word outline blocks from word lists I Have, Who Has? Phonics Games for Kids. Test of Reading Comprehension. Oral Reading Fluency Passage Generator. Free printable third grade reading comprehension worksheets.

Grade 3 Reading Comprehension Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing. Included are fiction and non-fiction passages at a grade 3 level. All worksheets are pdf files. Free printable second grade reading comprehension worksheets. Grade 2 Reading Comprehension Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing.

Free printable second grade reading comprehension worksheets

Each worksheet includes a short fiction or non-fiction passage followed by some questions. These worksheets are at a 2nd grade level. Common irregular verbs in English in a table. Irregular Verbs - Grammar Exercises. Why is English Spelling So Weird?

Letter Cube Blending. DESCRIPTION: The Letter Cube Blending intervention targets alphabetic (phonics) skills.

Letter Cube Blending

The student is given three cubes with assorted consonants and vowels appearing on their sides. The student rolls the cubes and records the resulting letter combinations on a recording sheet. The student then judges whether each resulting ‘word’ composed from the letters randomly appearing on the blocks is a real word or a nonsense word. The intervention can be used with one student or a group. (Florida Center for Reading Research, 2009; Taylor, Ding, Felt, & Zhang, 2011). Word Families. Irregular verbs: The Hare and the Tortoise-English. Past simple story.

Funny Tongue Twisters: From Tongue Twisters at Funny Tongue Twister Phrases He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.Rubber baby buggy bumpersFrivolous fat Fannie fried fresh fish furiously Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.

Funny Tongue Twisters: From Tongue Twisters at

I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit, upon a slitted sheet I sit. A big black bug bit a big black bear. But where is the big black bear that the big black bug bit? Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran.The winkle ship sank and the shrimp ship swam. Funny Tongue Twister Poems I'm not the pheasant plucker, I'm the pheasant plucker's mate, And I'm only plucking pheasants 'cause the pheasant plucker's late. A tutor who tooted the flute Tried to tutor two tooters to toot Said the two to the tutor "Is it tougher to toot Or to tutor two tooters to toot? " The doctoring doctor doctors the doctor the way The doctoring doctor wants to doctor the doctor.Not the way the doctored doctor wants to be doctored. Mr. Dr. Have you ever (irregular verbs)