This document shows a sample schedule for a 110-minute language block. It’s important to note that this schedule should shift across the school year to better meet students’ changing needs. For example, focus may shift more to multisyllabic word reading and spelling.
Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) is a highly researched approach to teaching writing. thinkSRSD has created a collection of free instructional materials for narrative, informational, and opinion writing.
Dr. Stephanie Stollar highlights ideas for using Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) assessment data for screening, designing instruction, and monitoring progress in the junior grades.
Dr. Anita Archer models explicit instruction across multiple content areas (decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, etc.). Each video has an accompanying viewer guide.
This title is a must-read for any educators working with multilingual learners (MLLs) of all ages, referred to in the book as English Learners (ELs). It affirms the necessity of a structured literacy approach for these students, while adding in the extra layers of support […]
Joan Sedita highlights the importance of vocabulary instruction, how vocabulary instruction supports reading comprehension, and characteristics of effective vocabulary instruction.
This webinar dives into morphology – what is it? Why is it important? When should you start to teach it? What are some instructional techniques? How is it related to etymology?
Dr. April-Baker Bell highlights stories and narratives in an urgent call for anti-racist language and literacy instruction.
Dr. Stephanie Stollar discusses the role of Tier 1 instruction in MTSS as the best opportunity for preventing reading failure.
Bringing together theory, research, and practice to dismantle Anti-Black Linguistic Racism and white linguistic supremacy, this book provides ethnographic snapshots of how Black students navigate and negotiate their linguistic and racial identities across multiple contexts. By highlighting the counterstories of Black students, Baker-Bell demonstrates how […]