Let's start by being clear about teaching high-frequency words! Are they high-frequency words or sight words; popcorn words, flash words, heart words, or tricky words? Perhaps they're decodable, nondecodable, regular, or irregular. How do we make sense of it all? Why should we teach high-frequency ... Read More about How to Make Sense of Teaching High-Frequency Words
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Sometimes, I have an idea that drives my resource creation. Then, I start searching for clip art that coordinates with my idea. And other times, I discover clip art that inspires my resource creation. That was the case when I came across these adorable turkeys holding high-frequency words (by Jen ... Read More about How to Encourage Engagement With High-Frequency Words
Whether or not the snow is piling up in your neck of the woods, here are two snowy resources to help you teach high-frequency words. No snow here! It was sunny and 70 degrees the other day! No matter the weather, teaching and learning (however sporadic) must go on! If you are looking for ... Read More about 2 Stuck in the Snow High-Frequency Word Activities
When I kept encountering the words "orthographic mapping" in my reading, it piqued my curiosity! What is this? Why is it important? I decided I needed to knuckle down. I was determined to research and read (no more browsing and skimming) to fully grasp this difficult concept. What Is ... Read More about Are You Curious About the Importance of Orthographic Mapping?