I’ll admit it! ( Head hanging down).
I DID NOT TEACH NONSENSE WORDS!
UGH! BAD TEACHER!
WAIT! Let me tell you why!
I teach first grade. My students speak 6 different languages this year. They are JUST learning to read!
I thought NONSENSE Words were…NONSENSE!
I THOUGHT I was helping them by NOT CONFUSING THEM!
I admit it.
I WAS WRONG!
They need to experience PHONICS all around them!
They need to understand the phonemic sounds of ENGLISH!
It’s NOT CRAZY! It’s good. It’s HELPFUL!
As I am re-thinking my BALANCED LITERACY instruction,
I will NOW be adding phonics fluency using real and nonsense words to my lessons.
A short “BURST” of phonics, multiple times during my day, will help my students become
My newest change of “TEACHER MINDSET” is …NONSENSE WORDS!
OK… I’m IN!
Here is my newest product to HELP my kiddos with NONSENSE WORDS!
EARLY PREVIEW for YOU! 🙂
Finally…helping Readers is THE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE DO!
How about YOU?
Let me know how it goes!