BOOK -TASTING and TEXT-TASTING: To run book-tasting or text-tasting events, you’ll need several books, short stories or articles and menu covers with task sheet inserts. Students 1) hunt for author’s craft techniques 2) get exposure to multi-genre texts, and 3) discuss why they think authors use specific formats to deliver information. Secure multiple pages with rubber bands to create handy reference booklets that students will use throughout the year. #strugglingreaders (available at TpT)
There's only one official type of dyslexia. But over the years scientists have explored the idea that there might be different subtypes of dyslexia. Learn about two of the more widely mentioned subtypes: phonological and surface dyslexia.
This is a superb resource for students' writing classes. The sheet lists with numerous examples varies types of different transitional techniques that can be used for both fiction and nonfiction writing. These techniques go beyond the obvious normally taught to young writers and provide strong mentor samples for students to imitate. The resource would be a perfect addition to the writer's notebook. Perfect from 5th-8th grade.