Martina Houston

12 Flips | 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! …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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Teacher Trap: Reading is Thinking! Naturally strong readers engage constantly as they read. Therefore teaching the skills overtly to struggling …

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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> …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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