Family Dinner Book Club- a new series beginning January 2014 to get families talking from growingbookbybook...
The snowball writing method is a fun way to teach your students how to write collaboratively. Students write, crumple, and throw. Their stories are continued by another student in the class! #writing #teaching #EnglishLanguageArts
This packet contains a detailed guide to writing opinions directly focused to grades 3-5 Common Core Standards (W.3.1 a-d, W.4.1 a-d, W.5.1a-d). Included is everything you need to teach opinions effectively and to get your students excited about writing! $
Reading process chart for non-fiction - locating main idea and supporting details. Students read and post it note the topic sentence in their own words and then bullet the supporting details.
Third Grade Pizza Box Biography Reading Response…Pinner wrote: I've used pizza boxes to make games before, but this is a terrific way to use them. If you go to your local pizza place you can often get them for free or for a very small price. When you say you are a teacher they usually sigh and just give them to you. : )
The Lorax Cause & Effect Foldable. After reading the story, I helped students create a cause and effect chart. They chose four and wrote them up on their Truffula Tree foldables.