What can you do to make this sentence sound more interesting? "I like summer"
My favorite season of the year is summer because I get to feel the warm sun on my back and cool off with an ice cold popsicle from the ice cream truck.
45 is 9 times as many as what?
I have to think to myself 9 times what number equals 45. I know that 9 times 5 equals 45, so 45 is nine times as many as five. If I do not know what times 9 equals 45, I can skip count by 9 until I get to 45.
How would you help a child sound out a word that they cannot pronounce?
Have the student figure out the sound of each part of the word. Next, they should use finger taps to help blend the word. For example cat. The student would sound out c- a- t and tap the sounds out.