Audiobooks · Fluency · Read Aloud · Reading Strategies

Reading Fluency

Hello again, As I’m re-reading one of my favourite holiday books (The Golden Compass), I thought I should post about reading fluency and how younger readers need lots of practice in developing this skill. We all want to develop reading fluency in our learners, right? After all, fluency has a direct correlation with reading comprehension. Learners who struggle… Continue reading Reading Fluency

Audiobooks · Library · Oral Language · Read Aloud · Sight Words · Vocabulary

Summer Reading

It’s hard to believe there are only five days of school left before the break! As you make plans for your family this summer, keep in mind these activities and resources so that you can easily fit reading  into your break! For the screen… Story Online-Celebrities read aloud popular children’s books. Fun for the whole… Continue reading Summer Reading

Oral Language · Read Aloud · Vocabulary

Talking, Listening and Vocabulary Building

For my first post (so exciting!) I would like to take a look at the importance of oral language (talking and listening) and building your child’s vocabulary. Research has shown that oral language and vocabulary development are key components to being a successful reader. They support thinking, understanding, making connections, communicating, and solving problems. In fact, the… Continue reading Talking, Listening and Vocabulary Building