Reading

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Reading with Expression: 5 Teaching Tips and a Free Printable

Do you want to help your child learn to read with expression? We’ve got 5 great tips and 2 free downloads for you!

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How to Teach Open and Closed Syllables

Teaching open and closed syllables is a breeze with this handy teaching guide!

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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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Using Hedbanz to Build Language Skills

Strengthen memory and vocabulary skills with this fun family game!

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Improving Your Child’s Working Memory

Working memory is the ability to hold information in your brain for a short period of time, and it’s critical for learning to read and spell.

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Punny Valentines – An Introduction to Puns

Looking for a great way to introduce your kids to puns? Look no further than this great post!

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How to Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

A large vocabulary is critical for reading comprehension. Here’s how to expand your child’s vocabulary and nurture his or her reading ability.

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Introducing All About Reading Color Edition!

Available January 10, All About Reading is now in full color! Filled with beautiful color illustrations and expanded content, the new All About Reading Color Edition is sure to delight!

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How to Teach Prefixes

Are you looking for the best way to teach prefixes? This mini teaching guide shows you how! And don’t miss the free printable prefix list and activities designed to help your child master prefixes.

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How Much Time Should You Spend On Reading?

“How much time should I spend teaching reading?” It’s a common question with a somewhat surprising answer.

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16 Ways to Make Practice Sheets Fun

If fluency practice starts to get you down, these fun hands-on activities are the perfect “pick-me-up!” Go ahead and give ’em a try!

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Create a Christmas Book Advent Calendar

Have you ever used an Advent calendar? This one is the perfect way to incorporate read-aloud time into your family’s holiday traditions.

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