language arts

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Dec'17

Sensitivity to Holidays

Writing About the Holidays The holiday season, for many, extends from November through February.  Families will be celebrating Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, …

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25

Nov'17

Books for Boys

Perhaps, because so many elementary and middle school teachers are female, the books on our standard reading lists tend to …

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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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20

Nov'14

Engaging Starts

Introducing New Units of Study We know that getting off to a good start makes all the difference in the …

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Nov'14

Exploring Genres of Fiction #2

#2 – Historical Fiction Teaching or assigning historical fiction can be a rewarding experience for teacher and students.  I’ve found …

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28

Jul'14

PROFESSIONAL ENRICHMENT

A Thrilling and Chilling Ride Anna J. Small Roseboro, National Board Certified Teacher Past President of the California Association of Teachers …

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12

Nov'13

Efficient Classtime

Practical ways to manage class time and help students stay on task. Adapt for your classroom.

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07

Oct'13

Vocabulary Resources

Vocabulary – Key to Academic Success Critical Words for Common Core – Understanding for Assessments – Often it is not …

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22

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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25

Aug'13

Using Commas Correctly

Grammar: Using Commas It may sound silly, but it works.  Get PHYSICAL!  All you need is access to technology to …

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