Cursive Writing [Age Rating] [Introduction] [Printable Worksheets] Age Rating All children develop as individuals. Parents and caregivers should use the age ratings below as a general guideline, taking the abilities, temperament and interests of their children into account. Ages 9+ Can complete without assistance. Age 8 Can complete with minimal assistance after directions are given.
Geography Games Search HistoryBiographyGeographyScienceGamesPrivacy Kids Games >> Geography free activities to directly develop phonemic awareness skills in children and students for parents and teachers Activities to Directly Develop Phonemic Awareness Skills Free Activities for Teachers and Parents Phonemic Awareness: Phonemic awareness, the ability to hear, distinguish, recognize and manipulate sounds within words, is critical to reading success. We know that phonemic awareness training has a significant positive effect on reading and spelling. We can directly teach children how to hear, recognize and manipulate sounds within words to intentionally develop the phonemic awareness skills necessary for proficient reading.
Non-Fiction Writing General Non-Fiction Ideas / Resources: Activity Clues - A fun writing task which requires children to think of clues related to particular activities. Write to Santa! - Send a letter to Santa at Christmas, and receive a reply too! Describing Yourself - A game, useful for the beginning of term, which helps you and the children get to know each other. Letter Writing - Writing letters can be extremely enjoyable for children, and this page shows you how. Reading from Scratch - Spelling Rules ENGLISH SPELLING RULES Short and Long Vowels 1. To spell a short vowel sound, only one letter is needed: at red it hot up
Readability Test Contents Readability Tests Gunning Fog, Flesch Reading Ease, and Flesch-Kincaid are reading level algorithms that can be helpful in determining how readable your content is. Reading level algorithms only provide a rough guide, as they tend to reward short sentences made up of short words. SMOG Readability Calculator By G. Harry McLaughlin My readability formula SMOG estimates the years of education needed to understand a piece of writing. SMOG is widely used, particularly for checking health messages. A 2010 study in the Journal of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh calls SMOG the gold standard and concludes that it should be the preferred measure of webpage readability.
Test your document's readability When Microsoft Office Outlook and Microsoft Office Word finish checking the spelling and grammar, you can choose to display information about the reading level of the document, including readability scores according to the following tests: Flesch Reading Ease Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level What do you want to do? Inference Riddle Game by Phil and David Tulga Inference Riddles- having fun with inference and prediction - Welcome to my page on inference riddles. It includes my free Inference Riddle Game that you can play right now on your computer. You will also find information on my expanded activity featuring 101 Inference Riddles . If you already have access to the expanded activity, please click here!
Speech Recognition edited by Malcolm Litten. SRS has been around for over 20 years now. It has had a mixed reputation, partly due to its availability in the early stages of development and partly due to successful use being dependent on the user’s willingness to learn how it is best used and persist through any initial frustrations. There are several versions of SRS available. All of them require careful voice training by the user. There is a free version built-in to Windows Vista, 7 and 8, which can be found in the Ease of Access Centre. BDA Technology Text to Speech (TTS) software speaks the text on the computer screen using a generated voice. TTS is one of the most powerful technologies for help with reading or writing, particularly if you: read slowly or with difficulty;find it difficult to concentrate when reading;want feedback when writing;want help with spotting errors when proof-readinghave visual stress when reading paper or a screen;benefit from the multisensory experience of seeing and hearing. Nearly all computers come with some basic text to speech voices and the TTS programs provide the controls and functions in their own window and/or as toolbars in applications such as Word, PDF, e-mails, text files, e-readers and the web. Many TTS tools can speak letters, words and/or sentences as you type them. Some software for dyslexic people also speaks navigation links and icons.