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Saturday, March 30, Chunky Monkey Reading Strategy I was trying to decide what would be best for my first post, and finally I decided to share what we have been working on in our classroom this past week: The Chunky Monkey Reading Strategy! This is the first year that I have used the "Beanie Baby Reading Strategy" posters in my classroom, and I have to say it has worked beautifully!
The children really relate to the animals and remember the connections I want them to make. They love it and I love it! I have this on our front wall. They are great for practicing fluency as the children read aloud to the buddies.
Here is a selection of the best writing from commentators, politicians and journalists on the legacy of Margaret Thatcher's 11 years in power - and on her continuing impact in the time following. The Pages Turn Themselves. To get your free copy of the Renée Pawlish Starter Library (2 books and a short story), plus more exclusive content, just tell me where to send it. Students participate in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the books "Paper Bag Princess" and "The Jolly Postman." They list the characteristics of the characters, participate in a role-play activity, and in.
I am still looking for those Eagle Eyes. We learned about Lips the Fish as soon as I felt the children had a good grasp of the letter sounds and were able to get those lips ready for the beginning sound of a word they saw.
Stretchy Snake came along next to help with both reading and writing of those CVC words we came across.
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One I cut into 8 strips. One I cut into 3 strips. The bottom one is just 3 bigger "chunk" strips. I put it together in this picture for the children to see what the picture was supposed to look like.
I asked the children which puzzle would be easier to put together. But of course some thought the 8 pieces would be very easy to do So I called up one brave student to try as the rest of us counted to ten.
I then mixed up the 3 piece puzzle and had another student try to complete this puzzle as we counted. He finished before we counted to six.
Next I put up a puzzle of letters. After I let the children try to figure out what word I mixed up, I tell them it is "teacher. The children love to try to complete it quickly, but the chunks always win.Literacy lesson plans aimed at year 2, easily adapted for other year groups.
I Understand. british animation studios and producers. cartoons, animation, comic strips and puppets in the UK: HOME THE HOUND. Teaching children how to write letters can be a fun experience.
Even though traditional letter writing has taken a backseat to other popular forms of electronic correspondence, such as emails and texts, it's still an important skill children need to practice.
Here are some ways to make it exciting! Literacy planning to link with the topic ‘food’ or ‘farming’. Planned for a mixed year 1/2 class with a range of abilities so activities could be e. The Jolly Postman uses well-known storybook characters, from fairy tales and nursery rhymes, as recipients of letters.
This children's storybook is therefore ideal for using as a review of these genres of literature and as a means of helping children begin to explore rhyme and a variety of writing styles.