The following materials were produced by Literacy NOW as part of the Learning Disabilities System Initiative (formerly LDQI). LDSI Guidebook LDSI Guidebook Cover “What Do You Know” Powerpoint Presentation
Phonics and Vocabulary Practice for Older Students: RTI: NO PREP: This packet is perfect for any middle or high school student with reading disabilities or any student who struggles with basic decoding or word recognition. As a 6th-12th grade Special Education teacher, I struggled to engage older students in any available phonics or decoding materials since the large bubble letters and pictures made my students shut down. These WKSHTS challenge and engage older students #phonics #readingRTI
This Flip Book is an awesome tool for students to have at their fingertips. It’s hands-on, easy to assemble and fun! It’s perfect for teaching and reviewing figurative language: Idioms, Alliteration, Hyperbole, Personification, Simile, Metaphor and Onomatopoeia.
5 Fun Ways to Get Students Engaged in Reading Aloud. These are awesome ideas and would be appropriate for middle and high school special education classrooms where we are often still reading aloud. Go to:
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