Welcome to Bear on Literacy Instruction

Dear Word Study Friends,

     Thank you for visiting.  Look at the tabs at the top for different word study materials including a series of videos for families, papers and links to presentations.  The links below are mostly handouts from recent talks.                 Happy sorting and teaching.  



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VSRA Bear Keynote March 15, 2019



Nebraska Morning February 2019

Bear PreK-3 Handout 1 Nebraska Feb 2019  https://tinyurl.com/y35m39vo

Bear PreK-3 Handout 2 Nebraska Feb 2019     https://tinyurl.com/y2k5462q

Handout Nebraska Bear PreK-3 Feb 2019     https://tinyurl.com/y2unezgq

DR-TA Bear     https://tinyurl.com/y2rp7pud

Bear Fluency Nebraska 2019   https://tinyurl.com/y4h6d4ab  

Fluency Activities in Transitional Reading  https://tinyurl.com/yxm2qswj 

RRWWT in 1 page Bear   https://tinyurl.com/y3a5dvy2  

Sort 33 LN PP ___PP    https://tinyurl.com/y2vxt7hb 

Sort 7 WWP Supplement PowerPoint     https://tinyurl.com/yybrg4sa

Nebraska Afternoon February 2019

Bear Handout 1 Nebraska 4 – 12 February_2019   https://tinyurl.com/y3pe8xuh

Bear Handout 2 Nebraska 4 – 12 February_2019   https://tinyurl.com/yxwvkok2

Directed Reading-Thinking Activity (DR-TA) or Directed Listening-Thinking Activity (DL-TA) & Study DR-TAs   https://tinyurl.com/y6etrbnj

Break_it_down_template  https://tinyurl.com/y5dygz75

templeton_b5_finding_critical_vocabulary_and_concepts    https://tinyurl.com/y6djgkk3

templeton_b16_student_weekly_grading_form_and_vocabulary_contract    https://tinyurl.com/yxn7m292

templeton_b1_vocabulary_self_assessment_template  https://tinyurl.com/y4dkkvpg


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