Praise Notes for Small Group Reading

Praise Notes for Small Group Reading
Praise Notes for Small Group Reading
Praise Notes for Small Group Reading
Praise Notes for Small Group Reading
Praise Notes for Small Group Reading
Praise Notes for Small Group Reading
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(1 MB|4 pages)
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After taking a self-assessment for my LLI small group reading curriculum, I realized that one area I was struggling with was staying in contact with parents. As a non-classroom teacher working with a struggling population, there are many of my students' parents that I have never even been able to meet. However, I knew that I needed to make more of an effort to at least send some positive notes home about good things I was seeing in our groups.

These cards can be printed out ahead of time and contain some common small group reading focuses that students can be praised for. The first page is most appropriate for younger learners (focused on fluency, writing with sounds/finger spaces, solving words, and effort.) The second page is intended for slightly older elementary students (focused on specific areas of fluency, decoding using patterns, writing about main events, and effort.)

Each card has a male and female version so that they don't have to say he/she on each one.

Right now they are signed from "Your Teacher", but they can be edited to include your name if you would prefer.

When I notice something praise-worthy, I like to give students a card to acknowledge them in our group and then tape it in their agenda so that they can share their success at home.


Related Products
If you are looking for more generic praise notes that could be used in any subject, you could also check out Praise Mini-Posters/Praise Cards.

There are many small group reading resources for phonics and fluency available in my store, a few of my favorites are:
Alphabet and Vowel Charts
Strategies for Decoding Words
Strategies for Decoding Multisyllabic Words
Partner Reading Practice

If you also teach LLI daily, here are a few other resources that you might find useful:
Tips and Ideas for Organizing LLI Materials
LLI Levels at a Glance
LLI Intervention Log Template
LLI Green Sight Word WORDO (Bingo Game)
LLI Blue Sight Word WORDO (Bingo Game)

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