Workshop is my dream come true.no joke. Since implementing this instructional framework in my second and third grade classes, my students are more engaged and independent, I spend less time prepping, and I have a better sense of where my studen
A couple of weeks ago, we found ourselves at my parents house. The children had a severe case of the “I’m boreds.” I had intended to bring school with us and carrying on with busi…
I decided to take on my own challenge of incorporating a STEM activity every day for a week. It turned out to be a huge success where both my students and I had a blast. Here were the various STEM .
The official website of Northwest Independent School District, a public school district in North Texas that serves families in 234 square miles.
Informational Mentor Text List (for every Grade CCSS). This would be good to combine with the Common Core ELA Appendix that provides a list of mentor texts representative of desired grade-level writing achievement/focus.
Setting Mentor Texts-great mentor texts for teaching setting and changes in setting. in the book Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs, this setting is not real but interests the young readers.
This takes you to a great link where you can read about how this specific teacher uses mentored text in her class and why she thinks its important! Its a great tool to help teachers who are curious about mentor text.
Adjectives Anchor Chart / Adventures of First Grade: Classroom recaps.
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This ket to know you game will have kids comparing place values and determining the number all by themselves by the end of class.