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    September 2021

    Welcome back to school! We hope you are looking forward to a wonderful year!  I've attached a great first day of school book!

     

    Check out the audiobook:

     

    Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School: Parish, Herman, Avril, Lynne:  9780062032744: Amazon.com: Books

    Amelia Bedelia's First Day Of School by Herman Parish

     

     

    If you have any books you'd like to share with me, please email me at kripple@duxbury.k12.ma.us with your amazing book ideas!

     

    Also, if you're looking for something to work on to help your child's reading, you could practice working with these words:

     

    Fundations Trick Words 

     

    Some Activities To Do With These Words:

    1) Student reads the word, then writes it while saying the letter names out loud

    Characteristics of a students writing techniques - TechDissected

    2) Student reads the word, then writes the word on a whiteboard, and traces over the letters with his/her finger or marker while saying the letter names out loud

    Amazon.com : Manuscript Writing Dry Erase Board - Preschool, Kindergarten,  First and Second Grade - Learn To Write, Practice, Alphabet 12" x 9" :  Office Products

     

    3) Student reads the word, then writes it in the air with his/her two fingers while saying the letter names out loud

    Multisensory Reading Activities | Understood - For learning and thinking  differences

    4) Make flashcards and have the student read each flashcard.  Put the ones that he/she gets incorrect in a pile and practice those words next time

    Fry First 100 Sight Word Flashcards - Free by Amanda's Little Learners

    5) The student creates a sentence with the word (he/she can write it or just say it out loud)

    Pacon Sentence & Learning Strips, Elementary Students (5166) | Quill.com

    6) Give the student a few words and he/she has to make a sentence

     

     

    Enjoy!

     

     

     

    Katherine Marcus

    Alden Reading Specialist

    Alden School

    kripple@duxbury.k12.ma.us