I.C.E. — Introduce, Cite, Explain. An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room!
Bringing closure to Reading Workshop is an essential piece of formative instruction! That's why I created this set of Common Core aligned Informational Reading Exit Slips for grades 3-6. Included are 46 exit slips that focus on elements of informational text, text features, previewing, predicting, connections, questioning, inferring, main ideas, supporting details, summarizing, paraphrasing, unknown words, text structure, author's purpose, self reflection, goals, & more…
"The Golden Mean is represented by the Greek letter phi, (with the decimal representation of 1.6180...) is one of those mysterious natural numbers that seems to arise out of the basic structure of our cosmos. Phi appears regularly in the realm of things that grow and unfold in steps just as the Nautilus shell grows larger on each spiral by phi."
The Hanging Tent Company has produced a suspended tent meant for those that might not want to camp, but will certainly glamp (glamourous camping). Called the roomoon, it’s a sphere-shaped, portable tent that hangs among the trees. This isn’t the first time that we’ve admired this type of structure; similar to the Tentsile, it means you can sleep high above the ground and closer to the stars.