Category Archives: Elementary School

Language Therapy Lesson, Teaching Alliteration in Poetry

Since this is national poetry month, many classes are learning about and writing different kinds of poetry. Today, in class,  we learned about alliteration, went around the circle using alliteration with our name–“Shy Sherry, not true, Wiggly William, and Nice … Continue reading

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Language Lessons Using Poetry

Since April is Poetry Month, I will be writing several posts on ideas for language and classroom activities as well as ideas for parents to use at home.  Today I was in a classroom where the kids have been studying … Continue reading

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Celebrate Haiku in April’s Poetry Month

Since April is the national poetry month, many classrooms are studying poetry, encouraging children to try their hand at creating different styles of poems. Today I was in a second grade class who read Haiku Hike, written and illustrated by … Continue reading

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Day With Books

I was in a second grade class yesterday and as part of their preparation for Martin Luther King Day, they were studying African American authors. They read several books by Angela Johnson including One of Three ,The Leaving Morning and Do … Continue reading

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Speech Language Therapy Through Read Alouds

I’ve been working with several elementary aged children to build their language skills. I always find that rich children’s literature holds their attention, stretches their vocabulary, and builds reasoning skills. Recently, I used two books that I would recommend for … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss Makes Me Laugh Over Language

I love my local library and tend to visit the children’s section about once and week. I check out the new books section to see what is hot off the press and then my other strategy is to peruse the … Continue reading

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How Do I Handle Problems at School?

When I started my blog I wondered if I would always have something fresh to say but thankfully my mind is bursting with ideas from daily encounters with parents and kids. It occurred to me that I should write about … Continue reading

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