Show Dont Tell in your writing
Bloom's Taxonomy explained
ARMS and CUPS mnemonic devices for Revise and Edit.
Little Piece of Tape: C.U.P.S. and A.R.M.S.
The general concept is: 1st read: focus on the big ideas and whole text comprehension 2nd read: Focus on how the text works, paying attention to the specific comprehension that you want students to learn through the text (compare and contrast, cause and effect, description, etc.) 3rd read: Focus on connecting the text to self and other texts
Who's Who and Who's New: Close Reading
Close reading annotations- I love the idea of boxing important vocabulary! Perfect for content, too.
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HAHAHA!!! I want to hang this in my room.
I love this Geometry Family Tree- photo only, but I like the visual!
I like the way the dice are rolled. More control, less noise?
Think alouds are very good strategies for the students and teachers to use when reading. Think alouds helps them with comprehension. Think alouds also gives the students cues when they are reading. Modeling these think alouds for students is important.
Whole Brain Teaching "Cheat Sheet" Awesome! This is the practice I use in my class, but sometimes I forget to use some of these key concepts.
What Do You Want Kids to Do With Technology?
Story Mountain: I love the "Hook" at the bottom or the mountain...I've never seen it drawn like this!