Tag Archives: reading aloud

Wish Tree ~ Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: Have you ever seen  a Wish Tree? Walking along a beach on Cape Cod with friends, we rounded a bend along the sand where it meets the shore.  This was a remote stretch of the … Continue reading

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From Little House on the Prairie, to Geography, to Maps, to Mount Rushmore, to History… And More ~ Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections… on the importance of reading to children: When good reading happens in my classroom, it opens the door to so many other things. Children have questions and ideas.  Interrupting in the middle of chapter reading … Continue reading

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Little House in the Big Woods – Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: I began reading aloud a new chapter reading book, Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  In thirty minutes, I had read only four pages.  Four!  There was so much happening in the … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – Viola Swamp

Kate brought her mother’s beloved old book in to school this week.  Miss Nelson is Missing is a classic.  I love that book!  My children loved it.  Over the years I must have read it hundreds of times. The story is … Continue reading

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From “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” to Dr. Seuss – Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: This week began with National Fairy Tale Day and ended with Dr. Seuss’s birthday.  I was in my glory.  So were the children. We voted on our favorite fairy tale.  The Three Billy Goats Gruff … Continue reading

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Editing tools to help read your manuscript – Read Aloud

  Many of us aren’t aware of the many options that Word offers to help with our writing. Although I don’t profess to know what all the functionalities are on the Word ribbon, I was happy to learn about the … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Jennie Fitzkee – How Reading-Aloud Made Me the Teacher and Person I Am Today

My very first day of teaching preschool in Massachusetts, thirty-two years ago, was both career and life altering.  Lindy, my co-teacher, asked me to read the picture books to children each day after our Morning Meeting.  Sure (gulp)!  I was … Continue reading

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16 Reasons to Read your Words Aloud. | Myths of the Mirror

Reblogged from D. Wallace Peach at Myths of the Mirror pixabay free image – ClkerFreeVectorImages Most writers have learned the importance of reading their words aloud. It’s advice I heeded early on and am happy to pass along. Writing works … Continue reading

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