MAP Reading Fluency: A Faster Way to Test Students’ Oral Reading

MAP Reading Fluency: A Faster Way to Test Students’ Oral Reading

If you know me, you know I love running records! Taking running records of students’ oral reading (and asking them comprehension questions) is a fantastic way to learn about students’ decoding abilities … fluency … comprehension … and even vocabulary knowledge. All of this information is fantastic and helps us plan instruction. The better we…Continue Reading

How to Teach Students to Divide Words into Syllables

How to Teach Students to Divide Words into Syllables

Did you know that dividing words into syllables is one of the most powerful decoding strategies out there? If your students are ready to read words with more than one syllable, then it’s time to start teaching syllable division rules! When readers know the syllable division rules, it A) helps them successfully decode multisyllabic words…Continue Reading