Common Core Vocabulary
·The Common Anchor Standards for Vocabulary are most specifically addressed in the Language Strand L 4, 5, 6. Many teachers agree that these Standards are the…
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How to Teach Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes | Pennington Publishing Blog
These 15 words have prefixes or roots that are part of over 15,000 words–as many words as in most student dictionaries! Teach students to memorize these words and the meanings of their prefixes and roots and significantly improved their vocabulary.
Spelling Song Videos
Introducing the Eight Great Spelling Song YouTube video links to 8 memorable songs. Help your students (and you) remember and apply the spelling rules in their writing. Turn ’em up! Also download the FREE Diagnostic Spelling Assessment to add to your back-to-school assessment toolkit.
English Language History | Pennington Publishing Blog
Check out this BRIEF history of the English language. Everything you need to teach your students and nothing you don't. This article explains why knowing a bit about how English developed will make them better speakers, listeners, readers, and writers. Also, get free grade-level vocabulary worksheets.
40 Study Skills Sub Plans
Every teacher needs these Essential Study Skills for their ready-to-teach sub plans. Your students need them, as well! So affordable and always 5 star ratings. Pick up a few licenses to give to your colleagues. Principals, buy these for your teachers. Don't let sub days be wasted instructional days. They won't with the lessons in Essential Study Skills.