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Introduction to Diverse Learners: Dyslexia

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 13 | File type : Video

The second of a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities, this video focuses on dyslexia. Becky explains what dyslexia is and is not, how it affects the ... Read More

Ideas for Teaching Literature

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document details a variety of approaches for teaching literature, including teacher-led discussions, student-directed discussions, individual written responses, class read-aloud, and homework sug... Read More

Essay Study Questions

Contributor: Byron Dueck | File type : Teaching Material

This worksheet gives students a sequence of study questions to guide their reading of teacher-assigned essays. As students apply and answer the questions, they take steps toward becoming active, indep... Read More

The Pearl Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Pearl by John Steinbeck with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ivan Ilyich Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Blood Brothers Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Guidelines for Oral Reading

Contributor: Christian Light | File type : Teaching Material

This booklet from Christian Light equips teachers to develop their students' oral reading skills. Topics covered include: oral reading skills, selecting materials, preparing and evaluating students, a... Read More

Language Arts Keywords

Contributor: Hans Neufeld | File type : Teaching Material

These illustrated cards reinforce terms that show up frequently in directions that first graders are asked to read by themselves. They were specifically made to accompany Language Arts 100 by Christia... Read More

Teaching Fluency through Choral Reading

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Blog Post

One of my memories as a seven, eight, and nine-year-old involves reading to my little sister for hours at a time. Naomi was five years younger than I and must have been a remarkably patient listen... Read More

Pre-Reading 101: Strategies to Get Your Students Ready for the Story

Contributor: Sharon Yoder | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Many teachers lean heavily on post-reading questions to enable students to evaluate literature. Too often, suggests Sharon, we skip over pre-reading exercises. She shares pre-reading activities that p... Read More