Academic Resources for Teachers
Letter and Word Reversal Correction
Lesson Plan Instructions for Letter and Word Reversal Correction
http://www.learningbooks.net/xLP-sdt-letterwordreversal.html AAA Spell
Provides spelling practice for all grade levels. You may type in your words or use their list of words for students to practice. Strategies include missing letters, spell the word, guess, traded letters, scrambled letters, compare and order.
http://aaaspell.com/ Spelling CitySpelling City is an online spelling program that makes practicing for spelling tests fun. SpellingCity.com has:
- Over 38,000 spelling words and eight spelling games!
- A REAL person who says each word and sentence
- Thousands of free spelling lists. Or save your own!
- A free forum and newsletter with more resources!
http://www.spellingcity.com/index.php Dolch Words
Readily available Dolch Words by grade level in the following formats: lists in Word or PDF File, ready to print flashcards, Power Point Presentations.
http://www.mrsperkins.com/dolch.htm Dolch Words Activity Links
Many ideas and links for presenting the Dolch words to students, other than just flashcards, that make learning the sight words more enjoyable.
http://www.learningbooks.net/xLPDolch.html Big Ideas in Beginning Reading
This website is designed to provide information, technology, and resources to teachers, administrators, and parents across the country. Big Ideas in Beginning Reading focuses on the five BIG IDEAS of early literacy: phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, fluency with text, vocabulary, and comprehension. The website includes definitions and descriptions of the research and theories behind each of the big ideas, describes how to assess the big ideas, gives information on how to teach the big ideas including instructional examples, and finally, shows you how to put it all together in your school
http://reading.uoregon.edu/index.php Student Reading Activities for Grades K-1
Activity Plans and Activity Masters ready for immediate use in classrooms in the areas of Phonological Awareness and Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension. Some of the activity files have been divided into parts (i.e., Part 1 and Part 2) to make them easier to access. The individual Activity Plans, Masters, and Student Sheets can be printed by choosing the pages or page range desired.
http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/studentCenterActivities2005.shtm Student Reading Activities for Grades 2-3
Activity Plans and Activity Masters ready for immediate use in classrooms in the areas of Phonemic Awareness and Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension. Some of the activity files have been divided into parts (i.e., Part 1 and Part 2) to make them easier to access. The individual Activity Plans, Masters, and Student Sheets can be printed by choosing the pages or page range desired.
http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/studentCenterActivities23.shtm Student Reading Activities for Grades 4-5
Activity Plans and Activity Masters ready for immediate use in classrooms in the areas of Advanced Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension. Some of the activity files have been divided into parts (i.e., Part 1 and Part 2) to make them easier to access. The individual Activity Plans, Masters, and Student Sheets can be printed by choosing the pages or page range desired.
http://www.fcrr.org/curriculum/studentCenterActivities45.shtm Online Early Literacy Program
Free-Reading is an open source instructional program that helps teachers teach early reading. Because it's open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. It's designed to contain a scope and sequence of activities that can support and supplement a typical core or basal program.
http://www.freereading.net/index.php?title=Main_Page Error Correction Drills for Reading
Contains several error-correction techniques and one procedure for vocabulary drill-and-practice that teachers, tutors, or parents can use with developing readers
http://www.interventioncentral.org/academic-interventions/reading-fluency/error-correction-word-drill-techniques Strategies for Reading Comprehension
Some strategies are accompanied by handouts or blackline masters that have been saved as a .pdf [portable document format] file.
http://www.readingquest.org/strat/home.html Intervention Central: Reading Strategies
Reading Strategies: These reading strategies address fluency, recall, and comprehension. Some of these interventions can be used with the entire class. Most of them are at Tier 3, meaning that they are applied to specific students for whom more general strategies are not working. They might be suggested in SST, but you don’t have to wait to apply them. Strategies are for teaching reading in all grade levels in "scripted" format.
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/php/interventionista/interventionista_intv_list.php?prob_type=reading The Savvy Teacher's Guide: Reading Interventions that Work
This guide is for the classroom teacher who needs a range of research-based reading interventinons available for students with diverse learning needs.
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/pdfdocs/brouge/rdngManual.PDF Instructional Tools Related to Writing
Easy to use instructional tools created to assist teachers in the implementation of research-based best practices in the classroom. Strategies include adaptations for struggling writers, spelling instuction procedures, revising strategies and more.
http://www.specialconnections.ku.edu/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/specconn/main.php?cat=instruction§ion=main&subsection=writing/teachertools Writing/ Written Expression Interventions
This intervention is designed to buildwritten expression skills and increase accuracy. It requires approximately 10 minutes each day.
http://www.gosbr.net/writing/Written%20Expression%20Intervention%20.pdf Strategies for Managing Writing
Part of the Interventions to Go Series at Intervention Central.
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/php/interventionista/interventionista_intv_list.php?prob_type=writing Illuminations from the National Council for Teachers of Math (NCTM)
Contains lesson plans, activities, web links for the priciples and standards of school math as identified by the NCTM. Illuminations is designed to: provide Standards-based resources that improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students and to provide materials that illuminate the vision for school mathematics set forth in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
http://illuminations.nctm.org/ Cover-Copy-Compare: Math Strategy
Students who can be trusted to work independently and need extra drill and practice with math computational problems, spelling, or vocabulary words will benefit from Cover-Copy-Compare.
The Teacher's Guide: Interactive Reading Sites
Numerous websites that teach and reinforce reading skills to be used at school or home.
http://www.theteachersguide.com/InteractiveLitSitesSmartBoard.htm Strategies for Managing Math
Wide-ranging classroom ideas for math interventions that extend from the primary through secondary grades.
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/php/interventionista/interventionista_intv_list.php?prob_type=mathematics Instructional Tools Related to Math
Strategies for building, extending and evaluating math understanding and proficiency.
http://www.specialconnections.ku.edu/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/specconn/main.php?cat=instruction§ion=math/teachertools Games, Contests, and Puzzles
Contains ideas on how to adapt common games to promote student learning, to change quiz formats to make them more enjoyable, and to introduce other classroom activities that educate students in an entertaining manner. While these strategies may appear to be designed simply to be fun, don't be misled. Each strategy has the potential to push students to take a more active role in recalling and applying previously taught academic content.
http://www.jimwrightonline.com/htmdocs/interventions/study/games.php Math Activities for the Early Years
Great print and do activities that are classroom ready for the teacher to implement immediately. Directions are provided with each activity.
http://www.firstschoolyears.com/numeracy/index.htm Math Games, Puzzles, Brain Teasers and more fun
Really Cool Math Websites! Cool Algebra Sites! Cool Geometry Sites! Even Cool Discrete Math, Trigonometry and Calculus Sites! Cool Math Puzzles and Cool Math Brain Teasers Sites!