What is a consonant blend
In linguistics a consonant cluster is a group of consonants, which have no intervening
vowel. For example the word splits
Images of consonant blends
Consonant blend flashcards
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Directed Listening Thinking Activity (DLTA)
A strategy used for beginning and struggling readers, the teacher reads the text a loud
to the students with pre reading, reading and post reading questions and discussions to
help students fully unde
What is a book club or literature circle?
A book club is a group of people that meet to discuss a book that each member has
Book Club online resource
Use this website to learn how to start a book club, get ideas for a book to use and find
Content Area Literacy
Content literacy is defined as the ability to use reading and writing for the gaining of new
content in a given discipline. There are three principal cognitive components:
1. General literacy skills
2. Content-specific lit
Explicit (synthetic) phonics
Builds from part to whole it begins with the instruction of letters (graphemes) with their
associated sounds (phonemes). Next explicit phonics teaches blending and building
beginning with blending the sound in to sy
Morpheme morphemic structure
A meaningful morohological unit of language that cannot be further divided for example
in, come, -ing for incoming
Quizlet has flashcards of examples of morphemes.
Morpheme Lesson Plan
This lesson plan
What is it? In a reader's workshop the teacher begins by presenting a mini-lesson on a reading
skill or concept. Students are then given uninterrupted time to read their various texts. Afterward
students respond to what they have read in
What is it?
Independent reading is a term used in educational settings, where students are
involved in choosing and reading material (fiction books, non-fiction, magazine, other
media) for their independent consumption and
What is shared reading
Shared reading is an instructional approach in which the teacher explicitly models the
strategies and skills of proficient readers.
Why use shared reading?
It provides struggling readers with necessary support
Fluency (expressive oral and written language)
The ability to express oneself easily and articulately, fluency in reading also increases
comprehension of the text.
Flunency lesson plan
This lesson plan is used for k-2 students and uses Bill Mar