Kyley Hampton

Hey everyone! I'm a fifth grade teacher and a student at Stephen F. Austin State University. I have taught fifth grade English Language Arts and Reading for the past seven years, but I try to integrate as much science as I can. I am looking forward to learning more ways to do this in an engaging way!





Recent Posts by Kyley

Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:12 AM in STEM from an ELAR Teacher Perspective
Hello! I teach 5th grade ELAR in Texas. In my district, there is a push to integrate science across the content areas, including ELAR. This seems simple enough, but with the looming Reading STAAR test, I am apprehensive to step out of my lane so to speak. I'm afraid that my reading lessons will turn into science lessons, and there is so much academic vocabulary and content that I need to cover...

Recent Reviews by Kyley

Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:35 PM
5 Connecting Literacy Skills to Science
This article is an excellent resource for both elementary and middle school ELAR and science teachers. It is so important for departmentalized teachers to understand that integration of content areas is essential for a deep understanding of content. This article gives suggestions for helping students tackle the academic reading involved in Science. This is especially important strategies for our struggling readers, because we do not want to simplify the vocabulary rather we want to teach students how to understand these rigorous informational texts.