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Free Download: The Strengthening Executive Function Workbook

The Strengthening Executive Function Workbook (BayTreeBlog.com)

Do you have students who do their assignments, but can’t remember to turn them in? Or maybe they want to get better test scores, but they can’t seem to initiate studying at home. Maybe they don’t even know what good study habits look like?

Chances are good your students are struggling with executive function.

I have a few of these students myself. As a matter of fact, most of my students have some sort of executive function challenge.

That’s why I’ve created and shared this free workbook of executive function resources. Read more…

Free Download: Letter Reversal Worksheets and Activities

The Eliminating Letter Reversals Workbook (BayTreeBlog.com)

Do you work with older elementary students who reverse their letters? Do you know middle school students who still invert the letters b and d? This free book of worksheets and activities is for you!

This eighteen-page download includes 5 free activities for teaching correct letter orientation for the letters b and d:

  • Activity 1 – Handwriting Practice
  • Activity 2 – Visual ID Game
  • Activity 3 – Finding Letters
  • Activity 4 – Word Reading and Dictation
  • Activity 5 – Sentence Reading and Dictation

Each activity includes detailed instructions as well as content-rich activity pages.

In case you missed it, my previous post, What Tigers Can Teach Us About Letter Reversals, is an exploration of why letter reversals happen, and some of the best-researched interventions for teaching children correct letter orientation.

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