ENGLISH.jpgREADING:

Good readers- good for f-3

I WONDER... with a simple smiley thinking

A list my year 3's made- they know these occur during independent reading

The basic principles of IPICK- promoting independent text selection

Comprehension questions- Great for NAPLAN answering-
- embedded in the text
- embedded around text (captions, diagrams)
- your opinion about the text
Graham, Stephen. Teaching Writing Explicitly, Cengage, 2008.

Reading Star- great bookmark for emergent readers

Here, Hidden Head- A3- better definitions- one page per strategy

NAPLAN- Yr 3 Reading preparation

GENRE



For Aussie kids- with a focus on trying to include Australian authors on A4 posters- colour










LIBRARY:


Dewey Decimal posters

COMPREHENSION POSTERS-

they have a series of questions at the bottom of each poster.

17 COMPREHENSION POSTERS- A3






Use the PIDE poster in the first column of new

What is the purpose of the piece of writing?
P- Persuade
I- Inform
D- Describe
E- Entertain


Making connections- use with the Text to self, Text to world, Text to text comprehension poster

Making connections- use with the Text to self, Text to world, Text to text comprehension poster


Reading for meaning- yesterday, today, tomorrow









ENGLISH.jpgWRITING:

Good Writers- Good for p-3

TEXT TYPES:



This work has been created by Stephen Graham.
But I have made it into a powerpoint you can use for teaching.
Graham, Stephen. Teaching Writing Explicitly, Cengage






My friend and teacher Kim McLean devised one page and
I added another and a few structural cues for the IWB.




PUNCTUATION:

One page posters Casey Park made in 2005




PARTS OF SPEECH:

Posters I made in 2005.

SPELLING:


4 types of word word to learn to spell words:
- morphology- walk, walks, walked, walker, walking.
- visual- the way a word is shaped and looks-HWF
- phonological- being able to hear the sounds within the word-str-ee-t.
- etymylogical- base words which usually come from arabic, latin and ancient greek. eg. mono.
Graham, Stephen. Teaching Writing Explicitly, Cengage, 2008.

Great activities for weekly spelling words.

Vowels- Short vowels with pictures and gestures-
the information was passed onto me from a Speechie and is great for hearing the vowel.

ENGLISH.jpgLISTENING and SPEAKING:

SPEAKING:



Think aloud- essential for Guided Reading and reflection about texts. Sets of questions for Previewing, Predicting, Comprehending, Connecting and Think aloud.
The pdf is a fan to make for a key chain... laminate, hole punch and use as a talking stick

Mandy Regan gave me these and I added a bit of kid friendly design to make a fan.

Brain Gym for SPEAKING

RHYTHM AND LISTENING:


Brain Gym for LISTENING


A clapping rhythm- very cross-synaptic centered . With embedded sound tracks and lyrics

How loud can they get? Put it on a fan of coloured papers and add a dial or coloured magnet to monitor the volume of the room.