Pedagogy Papers

Comprehension: 6–12
In the Comprehension & Text Analysis strand, PowerUp teaches students how to read a text deeply. PowerUp uses increasingly complex texts of various genres that are appealing...
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Grammar: 6–12
Engaging videos provide introductions to the parts of speech, parts of sentences, and writing conventions. Through a variety of activities, students practice identifying the key...
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Word Study: 6–12
Word Study activities help students develop accuracy, automaticity, and fluency in reading and help improve spelling by focusing on the reliable and recurring patterns in spoken...
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Comprehension: Pre-K–5
Comprehension activities develop the ability to understand information at a concrete level as well as an abstract level through the application of higher order thinking skills...
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Structural Analysis: Pre-K–5
Structural analysis activities include work on recognizing meaningful parts of multisyllabic words derived from Latin and Greek. Morphological structure refers to the study of...
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Vocabulary: Pre-K–5
Vocabulary activities are structured to teach word-learning strategies, to provide exposure to rich and varied vocabulary words, and to allow students to develop an awareness of...
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Phonics: Pre-K–5
Phonics activities include the ability to apply knowledge of letter-sound correspondence to reading and spelling words. In addition, phonics activities involve pattern recognition...
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Automaticity & Fluency: Pre-K–5
Automaticity is systematically developed through a series of warm-ups and activities focused on speed of processing. Fluency is addressed through activities that involve analysis...
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Phonological Awareness- Core5
Phonological awareness activities include identifying, segmenting, blending, and manipulating syllables and sounds in words. Phonemic Awareness is a component of phonological...
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