When the words become mastered the words are crossed out, if the word is missed again, they
circle it and try again during a future lesson. The spelling journal is a place to store words for
future spelling lessons (Gentry, 2004).
Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and
morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multi-syllabic words in
context and out of context.
Fluency: Read with sufficient...
Best Spelling Practices in Classroom Instruction
Chapter 1 - Introduction
There are many challenges that face educators regarding how to effectively teach
spelling. Gentry stated, “Spelling really does matter and that, as educators, we need to...
Reading is an essential tool for existence in our modern society. While some
children and adults struggle with learning basic reading concepts, a common problem of
reading reluctance exists in classrooms across the nation....
(2002) suggest that students must view reading as a pleasurable activity because
“children who dislike something may avoid it or give only partial attention to learning it,
although they have the self-confidence to learn lessons and attempt...
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The Internet and the Web
As previously mentioned, HTML was developed
in the early 1990s by Tim Berners-Lee who was
an independent contractor at CERN. The original
intent of HTML was to provide a means where-by
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Animation with Photoshop
position and press the Play button. You should
see the text start at the top and move down and
to the right. Click the stop button or the anima-tion
will continue to play.
10. Now drag the time ruler to the 5...
Implications of Being a Reluctant Reader
When a student is a reluctant reader in elementary school, they miss out on the benefits of
the natural flow of reading progression. According to Louisa Moats (2009), “At second
and third grade,...
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XHTML attempts to support all the rules of
HTML using XHTML standards.
If this all sounds confusing, don’t let it worry
you. By learning HTML, you are also learning
the basics of XHTML. There are some differ-ences
but they are...
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end. The area in between will be used to enter
the other tags and web content. Your Notepad
window should now look like Figure 7.6. Note:
the first tag wraps to a new line in the example
above but you do not need to wrap it in...
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because they form the skeleton or framework of
the web page.
The and tags define the so-called
“header” of the web page. The header
generally contains information that is not visible
in the browser window. This...