Read - Freely Reading


Are you looking for higher test scores, a better job, or to advance your career? 

Do you thrive in a one-on-one setting with time to ask questions, receive personal feedback, and get lovingly coached by a highly qualified teacher (that’s me!) who has the knowledge and the expertise to help you succeed?

Do you perform well on report cards, but under deliver on exams?

Can you read all of the words on the page, but have no idea what you’re reading?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you may be an ideal candidate for my Freely Reading Virtual Classroom.

The Freely Reading Virtual Classroom offers simple, yet proven growth hacks that will help you master the following areas: word attack, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. 


Mutliple Meanings, Analyze Words/Phrases, Word Relationships

Visual Mnemonics Vocabulary Strategy

Context Clues: Catch a Clue, Using context as a clue to discover meaning of unknown words.

Boost your vocabulary by learning Common Root Words and Word Origins.


Read Aloud continuation of Poe’s “The Black Cat”, Think Aloud, Making Text Connections.

Don’t forget to download your free bookmark– Talk Back to Text Bookmark.

“The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, Press play to read along with me!

Grab the story here –>> “The Bet” and here is –>> the accompanying Anticipation Guide.

The video is guided practice with Ms. Goldstein that covers these essential comprehension skills: Using Prior Knowledge AKA Activating Schema, Asking Questions, Drawing Inferences, Using Sensory and Emotional Images, Determining What is Important in Text.

Using Prior Knowledge-Schema: Includes how to use an anticipation guide

Word Attack and Decoding

Learning Fry’s first 100 words

Click here for — > ON TARGET  practice document

Transition from Guided Practice to Independent Practice:

  1. Try not to say ‘no’ or ‘wrong.’ Instead say, “try again.”
  2. If they don’t get it, tell them the word, discuss it, and move on to the next one.
  3. Ready made note cards were found at

Independent Reading and the FIVE finger rule