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Elementary Title I Reading

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Welcome to my web page. My name is Michelle Van Wyhe and I have been teaching at Central Lyon since 1993. I teach K-4 Title I reading part-time and am a literacy coach part-time.  The best part about teaching reading is seeing students set goals to improve and learn to love reading!  My family and I live on a . . .

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Just Right Reading

"Just Right" books help your child find the right reading levels and make reading more fun!  Reading an easy book makes it simple for kids to focus on meaning and think more deeply about the story elements.  . . .

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Reading to Your Child

Here are some tips for helping your child become a successful reader before they even start school.  "Good readers are made on the lap of a parent!"  

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Meet Your Reading Support Team

    Mrs. Van Wyhe is a 1st - 4th  grade Title I reading teacher and instructional reading coach.   Ms. Sailor is a Reading Interventionist and ELL Support Teacher.   Mrs. Rypkema is a Kindergarten . . .

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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. When . . .

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Ways to Read With Your Child

 Before you read...   1.  Start with a book.   2.  Look at and discuss the book cover.   3.  Read and discuss the title of the book.   4.  Do . . .

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