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The Clever School Teacher: Book lists complied by reading strategies, writing traits, and common core!!!

The Clever School Teacher: Book lists complied by reading strategies, writing traits, and common core! The common core books listed match Common Core Curriculum Map Units for ELA

Teaching and Tapas: 2nd Grade in Spain: Context Clues FREEBIE!

I am happy to share this resource to help your students practice using context clues. The students read a few sentences that include a nonsense word. Using the sentence level context, they must figure out the meaning.

All Things Upper Elementary: Teaching Deeper Thinking With Poetry: Common Core

Possible lit-work station - Teaching Deeper Thinking With Poetry: Common Core- I could use this for harder articles in order to model and teach annotation!

Get students to have meaningful small group discussions in your classroom.

Are you tired of using the same speaking and listening strategy over and over again? We love the tried and true strategy "Turn and Talk" but are ready to add a few more discussion strategies to our teaching tool belts.

PERFECT website for all of the things we are working on... 6+1 traits and comprehension strategies!!!!!! :)

Lists books by comprehension strategy, genre study, word study, author study, 6 + 1 traits

Text-Dependent Questions:  I think this is going to be one of the harder parts if the CC for my students this year - citing evidence from the text when answering questions and to steer them away from "I think" and making connections answers.  I am excited to see what the kiddos are capable of!!

wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Tech--Part 1 - Text Dependent Questions (Resource - Close Reading)

Standards Based Grading Gradebook for 5th Grade Common Core...FREE

Common Core Gradebook {Free

Grading, grading, and more grading! Honestly, that may be the thing I like the least about teaching. Which is odd because that is what I did the most when I played school as a child. I am not missing the irony there! Last year, I created a CCSS aligned.

Teaching With Love and Laughter: Search results for Nonfiction graphic organizer

Here's a model of the Nonfiction Reading Strategy Graphic Organizer. After reading nonfiction books or articles, this graphic organizer helps students summarize what they have learned.