Reading Punctuation is Essential for Fluency

Reading Punctuation is Essential for Fluency

Once several weeks of school are behind you, you’ve got a pretty good gauge of your students’ convention skills. And how is their use of punctuation? Accurate and purposeful…or neglected and absent? It’s not uncommon for students to look at...
Build Phonics Skills with Word-Maker Cups

Build Phonics Skills with Word-Maker Cups

Throw away those construction paper sliders, primary teachers! Instead, try word-maker cups. Stack two large Styrofoam coffee cups so their lips fit together and can be rotated. The lip of one cup contains the beginning consonant blends, and the lip of the other cup...