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Using the S.O.S. Strategy

Hi everyone! Today I’m going to talk about a multi-sensory spelling strategy called S.O.S. The S.O.S. (Simultaneous Oral Spelling) strategy is a commonly used technique used as one way to help improve a dyslexic reader’s ability to spell. It has been researched that by using a multi-sensory approach to practice spelling, the dyslexic learner would have build better phonological awareness, which is a huge weakness. S.O.S. uses visual, auditory and…

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Memorial Day Books

Hi everyone!  I’d like to take a minute to thank all of our servicemen and women for protecting our country and for paying the ultimate sacrifice. Freedom doesn’t come free. However you may celebrate this long weekend, please pause, reflect and thank a veteran. It truly is an honor to be an American. Here is a Youtube…

Active Word Play

Active Word Play

Hi, everyone, it’s Andrea from Reading Toward the Stars!  I am so honored and pleased to be here while Emily loves on her precious new bundle of joy! I just returned rejuvenated and refreshed from our state reading conference.  I gained so many new ideas and am excited to share some quick and easy vocabulary…

Characterization | Mentor Monday 3/10/14

Mentor Monday Linky 3/10/14-Analyzing Characters

Welcome to Mentor Monday!  I’m Wendy from Read With Me ABC, and I’m hosting today’s mentor text conversation.  Emily is enjoying a few precious moments with her brand new beautiful baby girl. 🙂 Let’s talk about about using mentor texts to analyze characters, shall we? Characters reveal themselves through their words, actions, and feelings.  Strategic…