Reading Rules for Primary

Reading Rules for Primary • Remind students to look at the first sounds in a word when trying to figure out what the word is. (Get your mouth ready) • To break down a work – look for the small words inside a large word. (i.e. – someone, baseball, partner, outside, inside) • Silent E Rule – When a word has an e at the end the other vowel says…

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Welcome!

The 2017-2018 looks like it is going to be exciting.  This is my 14th year at WCES and  I am looking forward to working with Chasity Smith kindergarten and Jamie McFall’s first grade classes.  It was exciting to watch students grow and reach their potential as they learn strategies to read and solve math problems.  Summer involved moving to a new building.  Students were excited about getting to use lockers to store…

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Multi-Sensory Strategies

Fun While Learning!!!! Bathtub Chalk: This can be purchased at Kohl’s. Children can practice writing letters, sounds, numbers, etc.… while playing in the bathtub. Rice Writing: Put rice in a container, (i.e. cake pan, square plastic contain, etc..) Students can use a Popsicle stick to drag through the rice to spell or practice writing letters, sounds, numbers, etc.… (The drag on the Popsicle sticks is a good multi-sensory strategy as…

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