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Teaching Reading K-2 Workshop.

Word Study and Fluency: Put It Into Practice

Put It Into Practice

Create a Handbook

In this ongoing activity, you will collect literacy resources in a Handbook for Effective Literacy Practices to use in your classroom.

Today, you will create a section for word study instruction that covers emergent literacy, phonics/decoding, and reading fluency. Include resources you already use, and plan to use in the future. Place them in the section for Word Study and Fluency. You may want to include:

Idea.

Do this activity with your colleagues to create the most comprehensive collection of resources.

  • texts and materials to develop phonemic awareness skills
  • lists of phonemic awareness skills
  • lesson plans for phonics skills related to grade-level books
  • lists of phonic elements with suggested grade levels for instruction
  • word study activities to incorporate into daily routines (use readings)
  • activities to use with a Word Wall
  • books to teach specific phonic elements
  • teacher resources for word study
  • activities to promote reading fluency (with accompanying materials)

Review the contents of the handbook for how well they correlate to the principles of Dr. Paratore's lecture and the readings.

Assignment.

Submit a copy of your completed Handbook at the end of the workshop.

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