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Students view different photo each day and make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. LOVE this idea!! PICS from NAT GEOGRAPHIC SITE :)

Students view different photo each day and make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. LOVE this idea!! PICS from NAT GEOGRAPHIC SITE :)

I miss those days when everybody loved to get dirty and have fun playing in the mud.

20 Captivating Photos Shot At Exactly The Right Moment

Cool writing prompt picture. What happened to the giraffe? Why is he on a tree?

Cool writing prompt picture. What happened to the giraffe? Why is he on a tree?

Roll, Write, Revise-sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice. Great idea!

Roll, Write, Revise-sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice. Great idea!

Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves... how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future....

Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves... how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future....

musical chairs writing - when the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off - 10 minute intervals

musical chairs writing - when the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off - 10 minute intervals

PIE:  Author's Purpose   (P= Persuade; I = Inform; E = Entertain)  (It bugs me that this picture doesn't show it in PIE order!).  I would have to add a different political figure;)

PIE: Author's Purpose (P= Persuade; I = Inform; E = Entertain) (It bugs me that this picture doesn't show it in PIE order!). I would have to add a different political figure;)

Ooh... Boggle!  Without the popping noise...  Maybe have some around if kids have extra time

Ooh... Boggle! Without the popping noise... Maybe have some around if kids have extra time

I'm sorry I've been so M.I.A. lately.  A big reason for that (besides soaking up some quality time with my girls) is the summer course I've ...

Differentiation in Writing - Goal-Setting Clip Chart

I'm sorry I've been so M.I.A. lately. A big reason for that (besides soaking up some quality time with my girls) is the summer course I've ...

set up a 'crime scene'-students draw inferences, writing project, and/or do some related forensic science experiments

set up a 'crime scene'-students draw inferences, writing project, and/or do some related forensic science experiments