When thinking about crime, I think of the shows called Cops and Locked Up where there are
people who have had their hand in some type of crime, whether it was minor or serious. I never
really thought about children and crime, or why people involve themsel
Video Analysis and Reflection Paper
While watching the video, I noticed there were several points brought up that were stated
from the textbook. A few statements that were said in this video really stood out to me from what
I read about in the textbook.
This article was about schools restraining and secluding students who have special
education disabilities. Several points were brought up throughout this article describing the harm
educators were causing children when they restrain and seclude t
Our decisions must be guided
by What might help this
writer? rather than What
might help this writing.
Regie Routman (2005)
Calkins on Writing:
is initially the vehicle for
writing presents a way to represent
The alphabetic principle is the understanding that words are made up of letters
and letters represent sounds.
If a child understands these letter-sound associations, he is on the way to
reading and writing words.
Children whose alphab
When two vowels
When two vowels go
walking, the first one
does the talking.
bean the e is pronounced and the a is
Digraphs (two written vowels together that ma
The Most Useful Phonics Rules
Gayle Tompkins (2010)
Two sounds of c
The letter c can be pronounced as /k/ or /s/.
When c is followed by a, o, or u, its
pronounced /k/-the hard c sound. When c if
followed by e, i, or y, its pronounced /
Syllabication Part 2
Teaching Syllable Types
Learning the Syllable Types
Some children learn to recognize syllable types with wide reading.
Others need explicit instruction in syllable types.
Introduce, explain, practice, and master befor
What is Word Study?
Taken from Words Their Way
Bear, D., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S.,
Johnston, F. (2012).
Purpose is Twofold
First, students develop a general knowledge of
English spelling by examining words through
active exploration. This study requi
Based on an article by Knight-McKenna (2008)
Every multisyllabic word becomes a
confirmation that reading is too hard for
them, too complex a puzzle to solve. Word
recognition, fluency, and comprehension
evade these students, leaving them with a
Phonics Tune Up
Vowels can be marked with a breve: rg
(for a short vowel)
Or a macron: lte
(for a long vowel)
Spell These Words from Their
Whats It All About?
Phonics Quick Flip
Improve phonics skills with the flip of a page!
Making the Flip Chart
Lay 4 sheets of 8 x 11 paper on top of one
Separate them so the tops are each one inch
Grasp the middle of all four pages and fold the
You are a one-year-old phonics teacher!
Onset: all consonants before the vowel in a
Rime: the vowel and any following
consonants in a syllable:
great , bat, clock, make, street
gr - eat
b - at
str - eet
When a c comes before an a, o
Bend in respect to the man
with the weapon that
Homographs: Words that
are spelled the same, but
have different meanings.
Heteronyms: Words that
are spelled the same, but