Using paper cups, create a range of activities to help students practise concepts they are learning.
If you find reading difficult, then irrespective of your mathematics ability, solving word problems is likely to be problematic. Imagine a poor reader in Year 2 trying to solve the following word problem: There are several giraffes in the jungle. … Continued
In English, spelling a word requires you to integrate orthography (the correct sequence of letters and combinations of letters) to phonology (sounds in the word) with a knowledge of morphology (word parts that signal meaning and grammar) (Garcia, Abbott, & … Continued
The focus of initial reading instruction is primarily on teaching the decoding process. However, the ultimate aim of reading is to actually understand the text. Therefore, early instruction should also encompass language comprehension, including oral language comprehension. This should involves … Continued