Monthly Archives: November 2015

Reading Strategies

Reading Strategies Take Home
We wanted to share this with families as we are very proud of how our Prep’s can talk about the Reading Strategies they are using.

Did you know “Sounding Out” is not as effective as “Chunking” a word? Chunking is when you break a word into parts rather than single sounds. For example “sh-o-p”.

Did you know we NEVER cover pictures when teaching reading? The pictures help a student figure out what is happening in the story. A good mantra for a beginning reader is “Turn the page. Look at the picture. Think about the story. THEN start reading”.

Remembrance Day – IS makes Poppies

1S learned about why people wear poppies on Remembrance Day.