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TEACHER RESOURCES

Here are links to resources for teaching phonemic awareness, decoding, reading fluency, reading comprehension, written expression and morphology. Links also for resources regarding maths.

LITERACY and LANGUAGE:

Resources for teaching written expression:

1. Reading Rockets website

https://www.readingrockets.org/classroom/classroom-strategies/sentence-combining

 

2. ​Five from Five website

https://fivefromfive.com.au/comprehension/connecting-sentences/

 

3. William Van Cleave resources:

Videos on syntax and morphology

https://sites.google.com/pattan.net/pattan-literacy/william-van-cleave-a-tribute

Sentence Sense workbooks (William Van Cleave website Store)

https://www.wvced.com/product/sentence-sense-level-a/

Sentence Stretch Card Game

https://www.wvced.com/product/sentence-stretch-games-basic-and-advanced/

 

4. The Writing Revolution

https://www.thewritingrevolution.org/

 

5. Talk for Writing (Pie Corbett)

https://www.talkforwriting.com

6. Language Dynamics (Story Champs videos)

https://www.languagedynamicsgroup.com/story-champs-2/story-champs-video-resources/

Australian Reading Spine:

https://dsf.net.au/CMSPages/GetFile.aspx?guid=5e928e9f-418c-4f14-b437-c9f5c98c8268

Resources for teaching Morphology:

1. The Syntax Project 2022

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/6291d2e4f5e8745de5580280/t/6354d25d9539ab438cec8b6b/1666503263369/The+Morphology+Project-+please+read+me.pdf

 

2. Louise Selby resources:

Morph Mastery book

https://resourcecentre.routledge.com/books/9780367420000

Louise Selby’s website

https://louiseselbydyslexia.com/morph-mastery/

 

3. Spelfabet website:

Wordwall activities:

https://wordwall.net/teacher/666616/spelfabet

Spelfabet spelling lists (by morphemes)

https://www.spelfabet.com.au/spelling-lists/

 

4. Word Aware vocabulary games

http://thinkingtalking.co.uk/word-aware/

 

Phonemic Awareness:    

                                    

1. PAST Test: Free online. 

www.pasttest.com

This is the US version. For the Australian accent version, please see LDA website:

https://www.ldaustralia.org/

 

Related resource: Dr Kilpatrick’s Equipped for reading success.

https://www.equippedforreadingsuccess.com/

Decoding (Science of Reading):

https://fivefromfive.com.au/educator-resources/

Spelfabet website: spelfabet.com.au

To attend Professional Development Events visit: ldaustralia.org

If you are Sounds Write trained, access the 'Sounds-Write Teacher's PORTAL' for teaching activities:

portal.sounds-write.com.au

Tessa Daffern, author of the CoST and CoSTEY spellings tests provides a number of free resources:

tessadaffern.com/resources/

Reading Fluency:

https://fivefromfive.com.au/fluency/assessing-fluency/

Reading Comprehension:

https://www.talk4writing.com/english-booklets/

 

LETRS Reading Comprehension Planner: Establish Purpose for Reading, Identify Text Structure, Prepare Background Knowledge, Select Vocabulary, Identify Challenging Language, Plan Questions, Anticipate student questions, Assessment.

 

PROBE Tests – online free pdf sample

https://comprehenz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/PROBEBLUEMANUALSAMPLEPAGES.pdf

 

https://shop.acer.org/catalogsearch/result//?q=PROBE

Games and further teaching resources:

https://dsf.net.au/resources/online-store

‘Fish for Endings’ card game that teaches syllable suffixes.

MATHS:

Dr Ange Rogers provides a free numeracy assessment for assessing Place Value:

https://www.numeracyteachersacademy.com/PVATFormA

 

Dr Paul Swan has set up a great website for accessing teaching resources and interactive activities for maths:

https://drpaulswan.com.au/

For interactive, animated multiplication and division number explorers:

visnos.com

FREE ASSESSMENT TOOLS (Online):

1. CUBED (Language Dynamics)

https://www.languagedynamicsgroup.com/cubed/cubed_download/

2. MOTIF TESTS (Macquarie University)

https://www.motif.org.au/tests

3. ACADIENCE (DIBELS)

https://acadiencelearning.org/

https://acadiencelearning.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AcadienceReading_Assessment_Manual.pdf

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