Tips For Reading Tutors
Tips for TutorsLiteracy consultant Cathy Puett Miller helps you get started.
More suggestions for effective tutoring
A Toolbox of Terms for Volunteer Tutoring
Cathy Puett Miller explains the terms used in reading instruction.
Classroom Letter and Language Activities from Dr. Jean Feldman
Add an Ending
High-Frequency Word Activities
Language Experience Chart
"Mystery Person" -- A Language Experience Approach Extension
Singing the ABCs -- Creative Variations
Toss A Sound -- Teaching Letter Sounds with Fun and Exercise
Walk-About Story -- Incorporating Movement with Reading
In Their Own Words: The Language Experience Approach
An Approach to Reaching Reluctant or Struggling Readers
Talking About Books With Your Students
Why is it important to talk about the books you read together?
Telling Students to "Sound It Out"
The Great Phonics Debate
The Road to Literacy:
Teacher/Musician Greg Whitfield on the importance of teaching letter sounds.
Working and Playing with Words
High-Frequency Sight Words
The Fry List, Instant Words, Dolch Words, and Word Wall Words
Using Music to Promote Reading Skills
From our partner site, Songs for Teaching
by Regina Newlin
by Laura Woodall and Brenda Ziembroski
Literacy Begins at Home
How you can acquire books at minimal cost.
These books will get your beginning students off to a positive start.
See why Ruth recommends using "Readers" for all ages.
See our recommendations and links to useful book lists.
Books and websites that will benefit any literacy program.