Posts filed under: Reading

If you’re looking for some ideas on how to teach deeper meaning in content areas, then you’re in the right place! Most of the examples that are used below are...
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How do you know if the students are actually reading each night?  For years, I simply had students record their minutes and hope they or their parents were being truthful....
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Are your students having trouble finding answers and citing evidence in their reading? This STEP-BY-STEP process scaffolds through reading strategies to help your students be successful! Students will learn the acronyms...
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Do you want cute ideas for February to use in your literacy centers?  Although I have all of these items in my store, I am going to explain how to...
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What is not to love this time of year?  Cool weather, colorful leaves, and the excitement of Halloween!  My favorite story for October is Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe....
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Did you know that students should encounter a word up to 70 times before is is mastered?  NO LIE!  That is why teachers need to provide practice, practice, practice for...
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I am so stinking excited to teach Secret Garden this year.  I took my old version of the unit activities and completely did a facelift!  You won’t even recognize it!...
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Are you looking for a great way to encourage a critical thinking conversation? This activity works well on the smart board for class discussion or printed off for group discussion....
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Do you have trouble keeping students’ attention during book report presentations?  Are your students ever so excited to present that it takes every ounce of energy from YOU to keep...
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Hello!  I am still here!  I had to take a little hiatus and have a big ole shindig for my daughter graduating from high school!  I know I know, I...
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