Common Core Standards

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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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Apr'18

Patterns for Thoughtful Conversations

Sentence Stems Stimulate Thinking, Talking and Writing Spring is a good time to release more of the classroom conversation to …

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Mar'18

Women’s History Month – What’s New About Sexual Harassment?

 Handmaid’s Tale- Characters and Current Events Literature and Life The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a particularly effective text …

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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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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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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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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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Apr'17

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading – Expand Lists Have you seen the READING BINGO challenges posted by Scholastic ? Using the cards may …

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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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Mar'17

April is Poetry Month 2017

How are you going to celebrate in 2017?   “What you learn through reading and writing poetry will stay with …

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