Quick Guides for Teaching Reading and Spelling

Don’t have time to read the whole post? Or just wish there was a way to get the main points from a post in one handy reference sheet? We’re here to help! These blog posts all contain a handy “Quick Guide” that’s ready to print and go, so if you you need teaching tips at-a-glance, choose from our selection of quick guides for teaching reading and spelling.

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How to Develop Print Awareness

Print awareness is one of five critical pre-reading skills. Help your child develop print awareness and have fun at the same time.

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Auditory Processing Disorder: 10 Ways to Help Your Child

These 10 tips can help make lesson time more productive and enjoyable if your child struggles with an auditory processing disorder.

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Help! My Child Reads Too Fast - a blog post from All About Reading

10 Solutions for Kids Who Read Too Fast

Does your child read so quickly that he skips words or ignores punctuation? Here are 10 ways to help.

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Fun Ways to Develop Phonological Awareness

Help your child develop phonological awareness and learn how to nurture this important pre-reading skill!

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How to Handle Spelling Mistakes

The way you handle spelling mistakes can make a huge difference in your child’s ability and confidence.

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Signs of a Reading Problem

Do you suspect that your child has a reading problem? Learn to spot the signs.

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Does Your Child's Spelling List Make Sense? - a post from All About Spelling

Does Your Child’s Spelling List Make Sense?

Most spelling lists aren’t designed to help a child learn to spell. The lists in All About Spelling are different.

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Top 10 Activities for Letter Knowledge

The best way to develop letter knowledge is through a variety of fun, hands-on alphabet experiences.

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Motivation to Read: 10 Tips for Preschoolers

With these 10 tips, develop a “culture” of reading in your home that encourages the motivation to read.

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How to Find a Spelling Program That Works

When evaluating a spelling program, it’s important to consider what works and also what doesn’t work. Check out our lists!

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How to Teach Alphabetizing

Alphabetizing is an essential skill that will help students in many day-to-day tasks both at home and at school.

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Overcoming Obstacles When Reading AAR Stories

When teaching your child to read, providing lots of reading practice is one of the most important things you can do. But sometimes things don’t go according to plan . . .

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