Repeated Reading Implementation Guide

Repeated reading is an instructional routine with plenty of research support. Learn more about how to use repeated reading in your classroom to build students’ fluency with this implementation guide from Dr. Stephanie Stollar.

Teaching Morphology: Resource Kit

This is a comprehensive guide for morphology instruction – it explains the layers of the English language, walks through a suggested sequence of instruction, and includes sample lesson templates complete with word sums and matrices.

Vocabulary Word Maps

A word map is a graphic organizer that supports connections among vocabulary and ideas. This resource from TextProject provides Word Maps for core vocabulary – the most important words in written English. Three types of words maps are available for the core vocabulary: synonyms, morphology, […]

Talk Moves

Talk moves are sentence starters that students use to join a class discussion – they encourage both academic thinking and social connectedness.

ONlit Guiding Principles

These are the key ideas and principles guiding the ONlit team’s work. We hope they might be helpful for you, as well, as we collectively work toward shifting systems to allow all children realize their right to learn to read.

What are the two steps of revising writing?

Joan Sedita, founder of Keys to Literacy, explains the two key steps students need to learn in the revision process when writing: thinking critically about what they have written and how they can make improvements and proofreading.

How do I help my students who struggle with writing?

The ultimate goal of writing is communication, says Joan Sedita, founder of Keys to Literacy, who adds that teachers can help students struggling with transcription or spelling by using other strategies like dictation or drawing to help them develop their writing skills.