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Love this book--check out blog for ideas on teaching students about Ben

Fishpond Australia, Now & Ben : The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin by Gene Barretta (Illustrated ) Gene Barretta. Buy Books online: Now & Ben : The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, , ISBN Gene Barretta (Illustrated by) Gene Barretta

Inside the brain of a reader #infographic

12 infographics that will help improve your reading skills

How a Struggling Reader's Brain Works Differently. Inside the brain of a struggling reader.

Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: interactive student notebook

"This site includes interactive notebooks for Language Arts and I really like the "word wall" in the notebook Adventures of a Grade Teacher: Interactive Student Notebook." I love interactive notebooks!

The Boy Who Cried Fabulous to teach that "said" is dead...finding new words to use when our words seem tired and overused and boring.

The Boy Who Cried Fabulous by Lesléa Newman - good for synonyms, but also a cool story about a kid who isn't complaining or having a bad day for once.

Simply Skilled in Second: Back to School Writing FREEBIE FUN!

Back to School Writing FREEBIE FUN!

The Picture Book Teacher's Edition: How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague - Great back to school writing project with mentor text.

FIC SPI, George, aka "Suds," just entered 3rd grade, and he's heard the rhyme about "first grade babies/second grade cats/third grade angels/fourth grade rats," but what does this mean for his school year? It means his teacher, Mrs. Simms, will hold a competition every month to see which student deserves to be awarded "the halo" - which student is best-behaved, kindest - perfect. Suds is determined to be the first to earn the halo, but the challenge of always being good is stressful!

Third Grade Angels (Book) : Spinelli, Jerry : "George 'Suds' Morton competes with his third-grade classmates to earn the first 'halo' of the year for good behavior, but being good turns out to be more stressful than he anticipated"--

Inference-This is an awesome Pixar short for reinforcing or introducing the skill of inference. allow students to watch the entire film (5 minutes) then replay it, stopping to ask inference questions. 4th-grade-reading-inference

Inference-This is an awesome Pixar short for reinforcing or introducing the skill of inference. allow students to watch the entire film minutes) then replay it, stopping to ask inference questions. Plus, this is just a super fun film to watch :)

Literature Circles are the way to go with the new common core!! Teaching Fashionista: literature circles

Literature Circles are the way to go with the new common core! Teaching Fashionista: literature circles - I use lit circles in my class and LOVE it, as do my students.

The Boy Who Loved Words: Selig collects words, ones that stir his heart (Mama!) and ones that make him laugh (giggle). But what to do with so many luscious words? After helping a poet  find the perfect words for his poem (lozenge, lemon, and licorice), he figures it out: His purpose is to spread the word to others. And so he begins to sprinkle, disburse,  and broadcast them to people in need!

The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter

The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter; illustrated by Giselle Potter. what to do with so many luscious words?

FREE Reading Response Ideas~  Activities include: Making and measuring animal replicas, mailing book "talk" postcards home, creating book-topic cereal box ads, and a lot more.  Even if you get just one new idea, it's worth taking a minute to check out this creative and diverse list of ideas organized by genre!

FREE Reading Response Ideas~ Activities include: Making and measuring animal replicas, mailing book "talk" postcards home, creating book-topic cereal box ads, and a lot more. Check out this creative and diverse list of ideas organized by genre!

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