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Teaching reading and writing in 5th grade
5th Grade Blog!
5thgrade reading workshop
Good website for my low ability English @Jen Bird - maybe some ideas for you??
The Polka Dot Owl (5th Grade Reading & Writing)
Reading Notebooks: a blog entry about a fifth grade teacher's use of reading notebooks.
Daily 5 word work ideas for junior/intermediate classes
5th Grade Rocks, 5th Grade Rules
Great blog with ideas for classroom - 4th grade ideas appropriate - literacy ideas
5th Grade Reading Update
fluency evaluation... It's a self evaluation. While I am progress monitoring they can be recording their own reading!
5th Grade Reading Interactive Notebook (aligned with the Common Core)
5th grade reading corner.
Thinking Stems for Reading Response journals ONLY USE THE LAST TWO BULLETS IN "MAKING CONNECTIONS" BOX!
kids won't fight over pillows/spaces... and can use to ensure chatty friends don't sit together
Common Core Reading Graphic Organizer providing text dependent evidence. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges
Fraction of the Day Common Core Aligned 5th Grade