The University of Iowa

Phonological Awareness

Readers know, make, and play with sounds in words.

Suffix Dictionary

A graphic organizer to record the meaning of suffixes in words by writing down the word ending, whether the word is an adjective or a noun, and the meaning of the suffix.

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Supporting Your Children's and Teens' Home Learning Guide

In order to support families with children who may be participating in virtual instruction or otherwise learning at home, this guide offers tips on establishing home learning areas, improving the home-based learning experience, and utilizing web resources for students kindergarten-Grade 6 and Grades 7-12 in the subjects of English-language arts, science, social studies, and history. Web resources for assistive technology for home learning are also included for students with reading disabilities.

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Instruction in District-Designed Intensive Summer Reading Programs

Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

This study reports on the instruction provided in district-designed intensive summer reading programs. The Tier 3 intervention was provided to 374 students from 24 school districts who were not meeting the end of third-grade reading benchmarks; students were exiting third grade and entering fourth grade.