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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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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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Sep'13

COLORS, ARRANGEMENT AND STORIES

Critical Thinking in Colors and Shapes Colors and arrangements can be used evoke different moods, different personalities, and different feelings. …

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Jan'13

Shakespeare – Choral Reading and Mask Making

Shakespeare Out Loud and In Color! Looking for ideas to enhance your teaching Shakespeare plays like Romeo and Juliet in ways …

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Feb'12

Are You Teaching Because or Until?

Reflect on Teaching Acknowledge the Challenge: Maximize the Opportunity It’s surprising how many educators accept jobs in middle schools not …

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Teaching English Language Arts