Martina Houston

12 Added | 5 Magazines | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MartinaHouston | I am currently studying a Bachelor of Education at the University of Queensland. This Flipboard will be used to collect a wide range of resources that could be used in the teaching of Enlglish/Literacy. 

Vibrant Vocabulary--Royal Ways to Help Your Students Become Word Nerds

A big warm welcome to Jennifer from Stories and Songs in Second who is guest blogging today with some fun ways to help your students with:<p>Hear Ye! …

Cafe Reading Strategies

THE LITERACY SHED

The premium site. <br>Home to Literacy Shed planning including English unit plans, lessons and resources as well as a range of reading and comprehension …

100 best children’s books of all time: How many have you read?

British literacy in the young in under threat – the closure of libraries across the UK is just the latest blow.<p>One in five primary school children …

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources<p>As an English teacher, it will be essential to write and present persuasive arguments. This useful graphic organizer will help …

Reading - English/ literacy resources

Readers make note of<p>No-Prep Close Reading<p>Get engaging, kid-friendly close reading passages with standard-based, text-dependent questions all on the …

General English/ literacy resources

Summarization Strategy called "the incredible shrinking notes. Students start out writing a summary of a reading selection on the large index card. …

The Buddy System: Everyone Gains When Kids Read Together

Louder, read louder!” Alla Umanskaya urges two sixth grade girls as they stand before a class of first graders, holding up picture books in trembling …

Taking Guided Reading Instruction to the Next Level

<i>In her last post,</i> Next Step Guided Reading Assessment <i></i><i>co-author</i> <i></i><i>Maria</i> <i>Walt</i><i>he</i><i>r shared her ideas about read-alouds with added instructional power. Now,</i> …

Teaching

5 School-Wide Reading and Writing Tech Tools to Consider

<b>Posted on April 1, 2016,</b> <i>by Jessica Sanders</i><p>Managing and encouraging reading and writing remains a challenge for many teachers and administrators. Most …

Education Technology

Teaching Strategies: Spelling Stories

Do you remember back in the day when you were a child and your teacher would ask you to write a story using all of your spelling words? Well, these …

Teaching

20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading

Kids can develop skills in letter sounds, writing, and first words with ABC PocketPhonics. Independent research has shown kids using this app can …