Posted on: April 25, 2017
Sentence expanding helps students write strong, clear, and detailed sentences. Teach students this writing technique through explicit instruction.
To develop enthusiasm for and a habit of reading, parents and teachers need to model being a reader, read to their children or students, and encourage reading for different purposes.
A breakdown of the April 26, 2016 Battle of the Books competition designed to introduce Iowa high school students to award-winning literature.
What are the various types of fiction texts available to children, and what are some examples of each type?
An Iowa elementary school is getting students excited about reading through "One School One Book," where all families are given the same book to read.
An overview of the Iowa Reading Research Center's Making Inferences graphic organizer, a tool to help children organize their thoughts and make inferences.
Book series, also known as infinite fiction, are popular in literature, especially among certain genres. A librarian examines series and their appeal.
Covering the complications and best practices when it comes to helping children make their own reading choices.
In addition to reading books, children can benefit from reading texts such as letters, magazines, recipes, and even cereal boxes.
There are several ways to help a beginning reader figure out an unknown word they have encountered. Here are nine suggestions for what might be said.