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Grammaropolis: Adjectives

Grammaropolis: Adjectives
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AO Lexile Reading Ratings AmblesideOnline List member Anabel posted this to the list; she graciously allowed it to be re-posted on the website. I pulled this together for a conversation I was having with a friend, and I thought other folks might find it interesting too. Not all the books on the AO lists are scored on the Lexile site, but enough were in Years 1 through 3 to make this interesting. I'm not trained in this or anything, but I'm looking at this as being useful both as reading-comprehension level and as listening-comprehension level. And, honestly, it's no wonder kids doing AO can read the amazing literature listed in years 7 and up. Have fun! Here are some ideas of what the numbers mean: 500-600 Third Grade 600-800 Fourth Grade 800-900 Fifth Grade 900-1000 Sixth Grade 1100 Ninth Grade 1200 Eleventh Grade 1300 Twelfth Grade/College Freshman 1400 College Junior 1500+ Graduate Level

Picture Book Activities | Relief Teaching Ideas What a delightful, whimsical book! The Leaf Man uses the shapes and colours of different leaves as inspiration for its illustrations. The story explores where the mythical ‘Leaf Man’ goes, whenever the wind blows. This gorgeous book was brought to my attention when I posted these photos of leaf creatures on my Facebook page. Pictures & craft ideas found here: One of our members mentioned that they had read The Leaf Man to their class and then used it as inspiration to create similar pictures. I think it would make a lovely afternoon of reading, collecting leaves and then creating leaf creatures of their own. I will post photos of some leaf creatures that I have made soon! The Black Book of Colours by Menena Cottin is the most unique picture book I’ve come across. Kathy, one of the members of our Facebook community, recently posted some 5 senses poetry that her students wrote after reading the book.

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Specialised help for children with dyslexia pays dividends Published: 6:07AM Saturday August 16, 2014 Source: ONE News Compelling research shows learning outcomes for children with dyslexia can be vastly improved. Specialised, early intervention can significantly boost success at school for a child with dyslexia, a pilot study shows. One-on-one, personalised tuition resulted in vast and surprising improvements in achievement skills, Karen Waldie, Associate Professor of the School of Psychology at Auckland University, says. SPELD NZ, in collaboration with school RTLBs (Resource Teachers of Learning and Behaviour), carried out the study involving 42 seven-year-old students struggling in the classroom as a result of dyslexia. Ms Waldie says she was taken by surprise and "truly impressed" by the resulting data. "The children increased their predicted reading success by 20-44 percent in areas of sound blending, phonemic awareness, verbal comprehension and reading fluency. Copyright © 2014, Television New Zealand Limited.

CCSS Sample Test Items Math and ELA Common Core Sample Test English language Arts (Reading) and Mathematics | Common Core practice test English language Arts (Reading) and Mathematics Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 The Common Core State Standards and PARCC\Smarter Balanced assessments are another part of the "Accountability Movement," that started over twenty year ago. The "Lowering of academic standards and expectations" in the US and “Dumbing down of the standards and curriculum” left many students unprepared for careers or college as critiques have argued. Common Core assessments are designed in part to redress this inequality! The question is, Are we putting the Ox before that cart? Most of the Common Core assessments follow the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Sample of State assessments that are similar to the Common Core Standards MCAS Practice released test for all grades ELA/Literacy Sample passages, items and rubrics

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