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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! I am married and have three . . .

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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 to Read 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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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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Early Literacy Implementation

    Iowa has recently implemented a new law called the Early Literacy Implementation or ELI.  The general requirements of this law include a universal screening in reading for students in transitional kindergarten . . .

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Hotline Tips

Homework is important, but helping children with homework isn't always easy. Here are some ways you can make homework easier for everyone! Study the same things in different ways and places Help your child learn about new words or . . .

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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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