Ready, Read, Write videos provide information on a host of topics. From general introductory details about the initiative and the Science of Reading to more in-depth content on instructional strategies.
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Writing – Vanessa Hayes
Vanessa Hayes, Preston County Schools Writing Coach, Grades K-8, discusses components of writing and demonstrates how they can be taught in the classroom.
Comprehension – Lauren Arvon
Lauren Arvon, a third-grade teacher at Spring Hill Elementary, discusses different components of comprehension and demonstrates how they can be taught in the classroom.
Vocabulary – Crystal Wheeler
Crystal Wheeler, a fifth-grade teacher at Village of Barboursville Elementary, discusses different components of vocabulary and demonstrates how they can be taught in the classroom.
Phonics: Phoneme Segmentation – Kimberly Hunt
Learn how to teach phonics in the classroom from Kimberly Hunt as she provides a demonstration of phonics through phoneme segmentation.
Ready, Read, Write, West Virginia – Family Literacy Tip #3
Set a positive example by establishing a daily routine of reading a story with your child. Children often take cues from the adults around them, and creating this routine may encourage your child to read separately. Never stop modeling the importance of developing literacy skills.
Ready, Read, Write, West Virginia – Family Literacy Tip #2
One way to improve your child’s literacy skills is to link what is read in the book with real life. For example, if you read a book about the park, take your child to the park and point out the slides, swing sets, etc., that were seen in the book.
Ready, Read, Write, West Virginia – Family Literacy Tip #1
Literacy development is critical to your child’s overall development, and there are many ways this can be done. Singing, talking and playing word games with your child can increase their vocabulary.
The Science of Reading for Families and Guardians
You can help develop your child’s literacy skills through the Science of Reading. Student Support & Well-being Coordinator Christy Schwartz explains that and more in this video.
Fluency: Jessica Espinosa
Jessica Espinosa, a third-grade teacher at Martin Elementary School, discusses different components of fluency accompanied by examples of fluency instruction.
Phonics: Sound Correspondence – Paige Roush
Learn how to teach phonics lessons in the classroom from Paige Roush as she provides a demonstration of phonics through sound correspondence.
Phonological and Phonemic Awareness: Amber Nichols
Amber Nichols discusses a few components of Phonological and Phonemic Awareness and demonstrates how to implement them in the classroom.
Ready, Read, Write, West Virginia – Campaign Introduction
Ready, Read, Write, West Virginia is an initiative created by the West Virginia Department of Education to increase literacy proficiency for all students. It is rooted in research and based on the belief that students can learn to read proficiently with effective reading instruction.
The Science of Reading for Educators
Student Support & Well-being Coordinator Christy Schwartz explains what the Science of Reading is from an educator’s perspective.
Free video resource for teachers to support modeling the correct letter sounds. Using correct pronunciation of the 44 phonemes in the English alphabet is critical when teaching our youngest learners.