A Perfectly Messed-Up Story – And Other Books to Teach Perseverance

I love it when a library book is great. I don't mean a library book you put on hold because you knew you wanted to read it, or one you set out to find, or even one you picked because you know the author is great. I mean just one you happened to pick up … Continue reading A Perfectly Messed-Up Story – And Other Books to Teach Perseverance

4 Tips to Boost Early Reading Skills

Hi all! As you may know by now, I am a high school English teacher. However, as a Secondary English Education major in college, I was never actually taught how to teach people to read. I was taught to help boost comprehension and to help students pull themes, literary elements, historical context, and author's purpose from … Continue reading 4 Tips to Boost Early Reading Skills

Reading with Expression: And the PERFECT books to help you do so!

If you missed the post all about this 4 part series, click here to see what I'm up to. If not, welcome to my first easy tip to help boost early reading skills: Reading with Expression! Reading is supposed to be fun, and this tip is one of the best ways to make it more … Continue reading Reading with Expression: And the PERFECT books to help you do so!