Author's viewpoint with The Art Lesson and Tony's Bread by Tomie dePaola. Part 2 of a 4-part series on teaching with Tomie dePaola books.
Things That Come in Halves and Quarters: The Real World Connection (Blog Post) Fractions are REALLY important concepts that must be connected to student’s lives.
First Grade Friendly Froggies: Favorite Pins Friday!
Working 4 the Classroom: Classroom Anchor Charts and Posters
Read * Write * Share: Anchor Lessons - Anchor Learning
Having an understanding of Webb’s four levels of Depth of Knowledge will help greatly as teachers adjust their planning to better meet the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. For many of us, I think, asking students to work at the deeper levels of understanding just makes sense, and fits what we know about how students learn best.
Figurative Language I like that they didn't just find good examples but also looked at the literal meaning.