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2013-2014 Classroom set up

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The Daily Five: Getting Started; great for summer planning

School Is a Happy Place: The Daily Five: Getting Started

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Runde's Room: Poetry ... In Reverse - Students write their own reverse poems and then turn them into a whiteboard movie or slideshow. Great integration of literacy and media.

Runde's Room: Poetry ... In Reverse

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The Secret School by Avi -- Book Review with free printable graphic organizer to compare school in 1925 with the present.

Artistry of Education: The Secret School by Avi

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Making your own notebooks....always a big hit in the classroom

Simple Home Stuff: Re-Purposed Cereal Boxes

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Why didnt i think of this?!? rubric for reading response journals. (Marzano)

Life in 4B...: Thoughtful Logs

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I really want to try this!! How to run book clubs in the classroom....I think I could actually handle this :)

Fun in Room 4B: Book Clubs Have Begun :)

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Even though Daily 5 is not station rotations I will definitely use this list of ideas for prompts for the students.

The Second Grade Superkids: Daily 5 Station Ideas

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Even though Daily 5 is not station rotations I will definitely use this list of ideas for prompts for the students.

The Second Grade Superkids: Daily 5 Station Ideas

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Free Handout- Developmental Sequence of Phonological Skills.

Pixar’s Rules Of writing - GREAT advice for any one taking a creative writing class or for someone trying to beat writer's block.

The rush to read : Sooner isn't better! "They compared children from 50 play based kindergartens and 50 centers for cognitive achievement. By age ten the children who had played in kindergarten excelled over the others in many areas: reading, mathematics, social and emotional adjustment, creativity, intelligence, oral expression, and “industry”..." Excellent post from Sunflower

Use with the fluency rubric...Let students read a passage and record themselves reading. Review the reading with the student...They can reread as many times as you want them to!! Kids need to hear their reading and assess their fluency...Love it!

Differentiated Instruction - Choice Boards...might be nice to keep something like this handy in the classroom to be more constantly cognizant of differentiating instruction

"NonFiction Find It and Check It" ready to print pages can be used with any nonfiction text. priced item

Story Mountain: I love the "Hook" at the bottom or the mountain...I've never seen it drawn like this!

range of emotions chart list | Feeling Words | Paul Elmore

317 Power Words That’ll Instantly Make You a Better Writer. (This is sort of amazing.)

Give Thanks - decorating a door