I'm back with the second round of back-to-school picture books as a powerful strategy for increasing vocabulary. I hope you enjoyed the first of the series here and downloaded the freebie here. This week we will look at another reading strategy and more great words. Strategy this week: Providing a Synonym As you are reading a book and come across a new word, a word your students may not know, or … [Read more...] about Back to School Picture Books to Build Vocabulary: 2nd edition
I’m obsessed with picture books. Seriously can’t. get. enough. of. them. They provide an effortless way of building vocabulary. You can find some amazing words in some of the simplest of books. Words seen on standardized tests, even the SATs, are in picture books-no joke. Do not let these little gems collect dust on bookshelves. Even after the littles have moved on to those great chapter … [Read more...] about Building Vocabulary with books: Pout Pout Fish & First Day Jitters
The Frenzied SLPs are excited to announce new discussions, twice a month, designed to help you share your ideas and become #SLPStrong! This week, we are talking about The Best Thing I Learned This Summer! Thank you SLP Runner! Ah…the Cinderella movie. Did you see it earlier this summer? I took my 2 boys (they may or may not have liked it). Who wouldn’t want to get all fancied up by a … [Read more...] about What Cinderella Taught Me This Summer
Hi Y'all! Welcome to my new blog. I'm so excited, but if I'm being honest...a little nervous too. I've been writing a blog in my head for years, and now I'm taking a leap of faith and sharing it all with you! Thanks for stopping by. I was born and raised in Tennessee. I love all things southern...nothing better than sweet tea and the SEC! You will find me cheering GoVOLS on Saturdays in the … [Read more...] about Oh me gee! I started a blog!