Reading

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Jan'17

Picture Books in Middle and High School

Picture Books for Older Students Plan now to avoid SPRING SLUMP. In many schools, May is the winding down month …

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Aug'16

Activating Strategies for Reading

Reading: Activating Thinking Here is a chart strategies to get students thinking about new units, new books, or new readings.  Many are interactive …

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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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Jan'16

Making Masks to Reveal Character

Why Did They Do That? Students sometimes miss the significance of a fictional character’s behavior because these inexperienced readers may have …

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05

Dec'15

Prep for Semester Exam

Prepare Now to Assess  Begin now and ensure that your students will be ready to do well on the semester …

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14

Mar'15

Preparing to Teach Poetry

Poetry at GVSU Here link to lesson “Preparing to Teach Poetry” presented at GVSU March 10, 2015 and based on …

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Mar'15

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Sonnets

Teacher Writes; Students Pattern Ms. Nancy Himel, teacher from LA School District, and her class studiied “The Rime of the …

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Feb'15

Women’s History Month – Research and Poetry

In the United States, March is Women’s History Month. 2015 National Women’s History Month Theme and Honorees: Weaving the Stories …

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Feb'15

CATE 2015

PATTERNING LEADS TO ORIGINALITY What a delight to see you at the PATTERNS session at CATE 2015 in San Jose. …

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Feb'15

Credible Text???

What Questions Can Help One Decide? Students sometimes wonder what questions they should be asking about a text.  Tell them …

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