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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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14

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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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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03

Aug'17

Ready for New School Year?

New School Year – Are you ready?  “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, …

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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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24

Jun'17

Emotion Words for Tone and Mood

Do you find it tough trying to get yours students to be more precise and use just the right word …

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27

Jan'17

Celebrate and Educate

Black History Month and Common Core In the United States, February is Black (African-American) History Month, a time when many …

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24

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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10

Jan'17

Oral Book Report Prep

Practice together, then assign students oral reports on independent reading books. Adapt the handout for a whole class or small …

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