Kellie Edwards
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Dyslexia...Facts about the Mind of a Person with Dyslexia.

How the mind of a dyslexic person works Taken from "Dyslexia - how to win" by Dawn Matthews

This resource includes 13 simple scaffolds to assist students to plan 13 different text types. Literary Texts covered (5) – Narrative, book review, literary recount, literary description and observation. Factual texts covered (8) – Discussion, explanation, procedural recount, procedure, information report on animals, factual recount, factual description, exposition.

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Watercolor on tea bags ~ Tea bags were torn open glued to watercolor paper. Paper had been stamped beforehand with text, then designs were sketched painted over the tea bags along with the dragonfly stamp. . . . . ღTrish W ~ http://www.pinterest.com/trishw/ . . . . #art #journal

Watercolor on tea bags ~ Tea bags were torn open glued to watercolor paper. Paper had been stamped beforehand with text, then designs were sketched painted over the tea bags along with the dragonfly stamp

Fluency 1: expression voice jar. In a jar there will be different voices to read in. For example, happy voice, sad voice, excited voice, etc. While reading the students can pull a "voice" from the jar and that is how the student has to ready. This teaches students to read with expression.

In a jar there will be different voices to read in. For example, happy voice, sad voice, excited voice, etc. While reading the students can pull a "voice" from

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION!!!! The students split into three groups (based on their levels) and they toss the balls around their circle answering the questions. This way more students can answer at one time and they are more on their level. (It lists the things to write on the balls for below, at, and above level)

Comprehension 2 - The beach ball can be passed around the classroom as a fun way to see how well each of your students understood what was being read. Each color on the beach ball has a different question for them to answer.

Add generic comprehension questions to a Jenga game: Who was the main character? What was the climax of the story? What was the setting?

Unique and fun way to do reading comprehension practice as a small or large group. Add generic comprehension questions to a Jenga game: Who was the main character? What was the climax of the story? What was the setting?

ASSESSMENT-Game for comprehension In order to assess student comprehension, as well as their use of effective strategies to achieve comprehension, this dice game incorporates motivating games.

Games for the classroom: FREE Read and retell game. Love this idea to pass the dice around the room and have 6 students roll and retell. or I could roll as the teacher and choose students to retell. This would also work great for small reading groups.