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    Teacher Bulletin Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Prepared by the NAD Atlantic Union annually, Teacher Bulletin provides busy teachers with creative units for multi-grade/multi-age elementary classes.

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    A Reason for Guided Reading Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Ninety-five short leveled readers designed to effectively teach reading skills to young students. Values-based stories make reading FUN, while teaching young readers powerful reading strategies. Available in several series by level or topic (scripture stories,...

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    Discerning Shapes, Reading Words Like Faces - The Current Science of Literacy and its Implications for Low-Income Countries Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Despite much donor investment in low-income countries, student populations may fail to learn even the first steps of literacy. To some extent this may be due to teaching materials and methods that were developed for high-income students who get more...

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    Getting Action Into Phonics Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Shirani de Alwis-Chand describes action phonics and shows how music, rhythm, and movement can be used to enhance memory. Discussed are the essential features of action phonics: breath control, pointer control, verbal clues, exaggerated articulation, vowel...

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    Helping Preschool Children Become Readers: Tips for Parents Preschool-Grade 1
    This article presents twelve things parents can do to lay the foundation for good reading skills before children enter school. These include: daily conversations, lots of print/writing materials in the home, reading/writing space available to child, parent...

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    Helping Struggling Readers Succeed in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Use these strategies to help struggling readers with the five key elements of literacy: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency & comprehension.

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    Introducing Children to Authors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses the importance of introducing students to authors, not just nameless stories in a basal reader or trade book. Learning more about authors helps students to connect with the literature they are reading. Some ideas for introducing an author...

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    Meaningful Reading Assessment with the Use of Running Records Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces and reviews the why and how-to of using running records during reading instruction. This powerful assessment tool is useful in tracking progress and informing your instruction.

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    Meeting At-Risk Students Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This article discusses two methods of working with students in reading: Reading Recovery and Accelerated Reader. The first method involves working with at-risk students throughout the school year teaching reading skills. The second method, a computerized reading...

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    Please Read to Me 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Reading to children is crucial for many aspect of literacy development as well as benefiting children in other ways. This article looks a some of the reasons for reading to children and give some tips on how to read to children effectively.

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    Read Aloud - Why It Can Change You and Your Classroom 0-2 years-Grade 8
    Reading aloud to your students will change their lives in ways that seem too incredible to be real. Based on Mem Fox’s Reading Magic, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation challenges teachers to make this part of their classroom routine and...

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    Reading Comprehension Strategies to Improve Writing Skills in the High School English Class Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Whether students pursue employment as blue-collar or white-collar workers, employers expect them to be able to read, write, and comprehend numerous types of communication."

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    SQ3R - Language Arts Unit Plan Grade 4 Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible in a Language Arts lesson on SQ3R. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Using Literacy Support Strategies to Enhance Reading Comprehension in Science Grade 1-Grade 12
    “This article discusses methods for helping students understand—not just memorize—the scientific concepts presented in the textbook and reinforced by the activities.” Davidson and Overstreet note research that has found that “the...

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    Vocabulary Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 8
    From the JAE special issue on reading, this article provides insights into teaching vocabulary.

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    What Teachers Don't Know About the New Adventist Readers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Note that this is about the Life series, not Pathways. A description of the process involved in the making of the Life Series reading textbooks as evidence of the solid base of research and technology on which the series is based. Story selection, selection...

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    Writers Read Differently - Empowering Students to Read Like Writers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Learn how to implement a process that changes the way students view literacy and the benefits of teaching students how to read like writers. Rivinius includes a sample author study lesson plan.