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More reading. Smarter teaching. Rewordify.com helps you read more, understand difficult English faster, and learn words in new ways. Just paste in difficult English (or enter a web page URL) and click the yellow button. You'll see an easier version, for fast understanding now. You'll learn what the hard words and phrases mean with our Smart Highlighting.

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Resources for Teachers Step 1: Choose a Skill Each lesson can be used multiple times with the same students. Choose different reading material each time. This gives the students a chance to become comfortable with the format and the expectations so they can focus on the skill. Community Club Home Community Club Firefighter Level A, Community Club What happens when the fire alarm rings? Early readers will follow along with images and audio as a firefighter races to work.

Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution Reader Erika Chapman tipped me off to an excellent site called Literably. It allows students to read a text and have it automatically assessed for accuracy and words-per-minute speed. Plus, and this is what was most surprising to me, it also provides a fairly accurate indentification of student errors — in other words, what word they said instead of the word in the text. You’re able to provide the student or parent a link to the recording. And it’s free. It’s extraordinarily easy to use.

25 Sure-Fire Strategies for Handling Difficult Students Effective teachers discipline with encouragement and kind words much more often than rebukes or reprimands. The goal is to help students feel good about themselves and their behavior in the classroom. Inevitably, though, misbehavior happens. When it does, keep the collected wisdom of experienced teachers in mind:

Learning Subtext - Subtext App - Subtext Reader Subtext is your doorway to digital reading. Annotate. Collaborate. Motivate. 10 Free Reading Tests for Students in Grades 5 Through 9 Introduction As noted above, I am offering 10 free reading tests on this page. All of them are short--students can complete them in about 15 minutes or so. Reading Comprehension Worksheets and Printables: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Holida... abcteach features over 1,000 multi-page reading comprehension activities. These include biographies, history lessons, and introductions to important concepts in social studies, science, holidays, and more. Fictional stories are also available, providing students with fun and imaginative scenarios to explore. These stories serve as great backdrops for questions about problem solving, emotions, moral and ethical dilemmas, and vocabulary interpretation. Use the subcategories below to find reading activities written for your students’ comprehension level. Readings about popular topics are written for multiple grade levels.

When to use "me", "myself" and "I" - Emma Bryce What’s the difference between ‘me’, myself’, and ‘I’? To understand what makes these pronouns unique, a good first question is: what are pronouns? You might also want to do a crash course in the difference between a subject and an object. Once you understand these basic rules, you’ll be ready to tackle the pronouns ‘me’, ‘myself’, and ‘I’, and understand their roles in a sentence. The first thing to realize is that they each have totally different jobs. ‘Me’ is an object pronoun, ‘I’ is a subject pronoun, and ‘myself’ is a reflexive or intensive/emphatic pronoun.

How to Find a Throughline in Your Demo Presentation Finding a throughline is useful in all professional presentations, and especially helpful when running a demo. Crafting a great performance can be a bit like navigating a long trip the old school way- with a road map. The moment-to-moment map an actor creates in regards to a character is often referred to as the "throughline", and it takes a lot of work and planning on the part of the actor to develop. Recently we shared a great article by Annie Murphy Paul for creativitypost.com entitled "How To Use Your Memory The Way Actors Do." In the article, Ms.

Reading Comprehension - Free Worksheets Home- English- Math - Reading - Research - Keys - Blog - Links - Contact Reading Comprehension, Volume 5: Number 32, Word Meanings From Context Number 31, The Painting Number 30, Word Meanings From Context Number 29, Charity, Poem TEXT DETECTIVES- FIND THE TEXT EVIDENCE FREEBIE SAMPLER! The ORIGINAL Text Detectives for Color-Coded Comprehension and Text Evidence! :) This bundle includes 5 sample passages to let you try my best-selling Text Detectives packs before you buy! Do your students have trouble finding text evidence to support their answers to basic comprehension questions? After reading short passages, your students will underline the text-based evidence that answers each basic comprehension question using a simple color-code system.

Reading Comprehension Worksheets Reading Comprehension Worksheets Focused Reading Passage Worksheets All the passages are aligned to curriculum standards to make them very easier to use. You can find much longer passages at the bottom of this page. These practice readers all include a question sections. They are on fun and light topics for kids.

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