READING

Reading is a valuable and critical skill that students need to develop. As teachers, we are always in need of fresh ideas and tips to help our kiddos soar to new reading heights. Explore this section to get started.

Engage your students in your elementary classroom with "The Whisper" while teaching about the reading skills of author's purpose, point of view, and more!

MTM: The Whisper

It’s Mentor Text Monday! This week I’m excited to share with you a book by Pamela Zagarenski. This book is called The Whisper. This book

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How often do you hear students say they were just kidding? Probably more times than you can count. "Just Kidding" talks about just that!

MTM: Just Kidding

Since the month of October is bullying prevention month, I thought I’d start right away with that theme. In fact, all my posts this week

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Teaching Tier 2 Vocabulary in the elementary classroom can be engaging with this simple word study activity and lessons! Check out this idea for collecting vocabulary!

Collecting Vocabulary

I emphasize vocabulary in my classroom during all content areas because I strongly believe that vocabulary can be a huge barrier to comprehension and understanding.

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Take Back Your Weekends

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