How to Teach A 4th Grader to Read a Picture

How to Teach A 4th Grader to Read a Picture

A lesson on how to read a picture with a 4th grader.  Reading images might be complicated, but using real world examples and discussions makes it easier to read images.  A parent, N.J., provided a visual-literacy lesson with her daughter in December 2020. In her...
National S.T.E.A.M Day

National S.T.E.A.M Day

  National STEAM Day was November 8th. We are providing books and STEAM activities that your Pre-K, Elementary, or Middle Grade reader can do for 21+ days. Enjoy these stories that feature real world activities and diverse scientists in STEAM. STEAM stands for...
Reading Graphic Novel March by John Lewis

Reading Graphic Novel March by John Lewis

The Graphic Novel series: March displayed critical moments during the Civil rights era.  John Lewis and the illustrator use the language and images to highlight the: Drama, Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Visual Literacy The trilogy of the book March is a graphic novel...
Strategies to Improve Reading Fluency

Strategies to Improve Reading Fluency

Strategies to Improve Reading Fluency Having a reader who is struggling can take time and has ups and downs. Have you heard, “Th, theee, ddooor is re real?” “Today Reggie decid to have a fun day. They plae with evvveryy.” If this sounds familiar where your child...