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50 Ideas, Tricks, and Tips for Teaching 2nd Grade

Word of the Month? Character traits anchor chart Color: color in center or picture hair color, give each student a card to write a describe word(s)- opens dialogue regarding communication. Design -same concept just with form etc

Five Ways to Improve Your Reading Climate for Friday

Five Ways to Improve Your Reading Climate for Friday

I like the idea of real vs fake reading so that students understand the expectations during independent reading

In class this would be good to use with a novel or picture book. This is a skill we often neglect. I like this idea. It's so simple

Evidence-based terms in social studies

real reading.. totally used this! It has improved my Self-Selected Reading time! :o)

read to self: Real Reading vs Fake Reading. Excellent for teaching Silent Reading Stamina - Anchor Chart