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Elementary Title I Reading

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My name is Krista Sprock.  I have been teaching at Central Lyon since 2013.  I teach K-4 Title I Reading part-time and am a Literacy Coach part-time.  I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa.  Prior to coming to Central Lyon, I taught Title I at Nashua-Plainfield for 1 year and Title I at MOC-Floyd Valley . . .

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Meet Your Reading Support Team

The Reading Department consists of four teachers with different assignments.  Mrs. Van Wyhe is a First - Fourth Grade Title I Reading Teacher and an Instructional Reading Coach. Ms. Sailor is a Reading Specialist and ELL . . .

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." -Dr. Seuss

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The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer is Reading Loud for All to Hear!

Fourth grade students read to the TK students to spread Christmas cheer!  Each of the Tk'ers received a book as a Christmas gift.  Merry Christmas everyone!  

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Decoding Strategies

When reading at home with your child, it's important to have some prompts ready when they get stuck on an unknown word.  With most of our English language, we can't just "sound out" unknown words.  Here are some of . . .

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Fluency Tips

Fluency Fluency is defined as the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression. In order to understand what they read, children must be able to  read fluently  whether they are reading aloud or silently. . . .

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Summer Reading Conference

A few teachers from Central Lyon Elementary spent four days this summer at a reading conference learning about a balanced literacy approach to teaching reading.  The K-4 teachers who attended are pictured with Jill . . .

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Children's Reading Websites

It's important to keep your children using their reading skills over the busy holidays.  Here are some fun and educational links that will help your child work on reading skills while having fun!    . . .

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