Literacy

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Sep'17

Hispanic History Month

Hispanic Month and Common Core  What an exciting time to feature the contributions of Latina/Latino Writers, Speakers and Movie Makers!   …

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09

Sep'17

Non-Fiction Text Features

Non-Fiction Text Features Here’s an efficient way to introduce/review the concept of text features with your students using slides, a …

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02

Sep'17

BACK TO SCHOOL ASSESSMENTS

CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF Students like to know what they know so they’ll know what they need to learn. …

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31

Aug'17

REFRESHING IDEAS FOR READING AND WRITING

READING AND WRITING POSTERS Periodically, I find interesting graphics that can be posted in classroom or projected during reading or …

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24

Aug'17

ADD TO YOUR 2017-2018 TEACHING TOOLBOX

 Fresh Strategies to Consider Teachers are generous colleagues and share what works for them in hopes that you’ll see it …

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24

Jun'17

GRAMPOPPA – Poem with Pictures Project

Grandparents hold a special place in many families and we all have our favorite stories about them. This book, in …

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01

Apr'17

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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09

Mar'17

Book Talks

Introduce Students to Books Old and New Responding to Rena’s posting “I  would like to do book talks with my …

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Apr'16

Shakespeare’s Birthday

Happy 452nd  Birthday, Will! April 23rd is the day many celebrate the birth of William Shakespeare, one of the more widely …

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09

Mar'16

Celebrating Collaboration with Art, Music, Dance and Dramatic Readings from On Zion’s Hill

Celebrating ON ZION’S HILL: A Novel (2015)   To celebrate Black History Month, The Bishop’s School hosted a collaborative event with …

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Teaching English Language Arts