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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…

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…

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…