Literacy, Uncategorized

Starting a Primary School novel spine

Once students become fluent readers and have surpassed the decodable readers in the Primary School, what next? Short chapter books and novel Studies are a great option for students who need to be extended with reading comprehension. In some Primary Schools, it is expected that every child in the class read the class novel within… Continue reading Starting a Primary School novel spine

Literacy, Phonological awareness, Uncategorized

Speech, Language and Literacy: the neurological link

Did you know that children with Speech and Language Disorders  have a much greater risk for later literacy difficulties? Difficulties in speech production can range from mild speech errors (e.g. lisps) to severe phonological-based disorders involving many errors and poor intelligibility. Language disorders can be expressive or receptive (or both). Students with severe speech difficulties or… Continue reading Speech, Language and Literacy: the neurological link