Common Core Standards

13

Sep'18

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month   What an exciting time to feature the contributions of LatinX Writers, Speakers and Movie Makers! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with …

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11

Jul'18

Cross Curricular Resources

Update Your List of Lesson Planning Web Resources     So grateful to viewers who share websites that help kept …

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18

Mar'18

Shakespeare’s Birthday

Happy 454th   Birthday, Will! April 23rd is the day many celebrate the birth of William Shakespeare, one of the more …

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15

Feb'18

POETRY-African American History Month Project

Celebrate Cultures February is a great time to incorporate an oral language component into your lessons and invite students to …

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21

Jan'18

Inspire Curiosity

Getting Them Into a Book Are you familiar with the INTO, THROUGH and BEYOND strategy for teaching text?  Looking for …

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07

Jan'18

Advertisement Analysis Assignment

Persuasion – Advertisements One way to introduce students to the power of persuasion and to show them evidence of logical …

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26

Dec'17

Non-Fiction Picture Books for ELA Classes

Picture Books and Common Core A significant component of the many state standards is the reading non-fiction informational texts across the …

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10

Dec'17

Sensitivity to Holidays

Writing About the Holidays The holiday season, for many, extends from November through February.  Families will be celebrating Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, …

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25

Nov'17

Books for Boys

Perhaps, because so many elementary and middle school teachers are female, the books on our standard reading lists tend to …

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09

Oct'17

GETTING INTO A TEXT

Take a Random Walk Ask students to write on a piece of paper any ten numbers between the first and last …

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