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COMPARE AND CONTRAST: What similarities do you see between this classroom and your own? What differences do you see? Write your thoughts in your reading journal.

Put a picture up on the document camera (National Geographic's picture of the day works well). Ask students to make five OBSERVATIONS, five INFERENCES and five PREDICTIONS. Doing this a couple of times a week will drive home the difference between these concepts.

COMPARE AND CONTRAST: What similarities do you see between this tree and others you've seen? What differences do you see? Write your thoughts in your reading journal.

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Good Reader's and Good Writer's

For Writing and Reading folders

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Bulletin Boards, Classroom Doors and Part 3

Classroom door idea.

Reading Graffiti Board...I love this! Put up black paper, provide silver sharpies and let students write one quote from a book. They'll be reading more critically to find that one perfect quote!