Lose v Loose ~ They both have similar spelling and slightly different pronunciations, which can make for plenty of errors in students’ writing.
There are millions of books on the market for our little readers with a new children’s author popping up daily so it seems. To encourage and promote readers as leaders is rather easy in the early years, however as our kids get older, it’s harder to continue that love of reading and literature. This is why a list of books like these for tweens is a great start to continue the enjoyment and wonderment of reading for our older students.
Poetry is an excellent way to get students thinking about how different parts of a sentence can be used to create an effect. Poetry gives clear examples of how an adjective in the right place can make all the difference. More experimental poetry can also provide interesting models of the variety of ways words can be used and how meanings can change based on the construction of a sentence.
New term, new topics, new vocabulary! Vocabulary is an essential building block for all learning. However, it can be challenging to find ways to engage your students in learning new words.
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