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Detailed instructions and graphics for students to create a Story Elements Foldable®. Included in this download is a guide to print out and make that provides students with detailed instructions for each section of the Foldable® so that they
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If you are new to Close Reading and even if you are not, this Close Reading Packet will make the process easy! The comprehensive lessons in this packet are perfect for starting off the school year! By using a picture book, you will model and guide
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After reading and discussing their connections to the picture book Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox, students write about their own memories. These memories can become seed ideas for students small moment personal narratives or memoirs.
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These close reading lessons will help your students learn not only how to use details from the text to support their thinking and think critically about challenging text, they also address so many of the Common Core Language Arts Standards and
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Hook your students to read with Voki book hooks! In this lesson, students will create a Voki, a talking avatar, using the free, easy-to use tools at voki.com. The Voki book hooks tell listeners about exciting or interesting parts of a book without
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Are you asking students to discuss on blogs, wikis, social networks, or discussion boards? This engaging lesson helps students compare and contrast online discussions to face to face discussions. As a result, they learn how to write more effective
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TThe NGSS Framework recommends that students explicitly learn how to engage in engineering design practices to solve problems. Engaging in engineering practices requires an engineering mindset. So how do we develop an engineering mindset in our
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Remember the old concentration game? It's a card game in which all of the cards are laid face down on a surface and two cards are flipped face up on each turn. The object of the game is to find pairs of matching cards. This game works the same way,
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Self-reflection is the key to effective goal setting, community building and classroom management. Create a simple bound book Foldable® which students can use to revisit, reflect on and monitor growth towards a personal goal. This tool will help
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A sensitively written story of two worlds coming together, Drita, My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard touchingly explores the effects of war on a family and how friendship sometimes appears in the unlikeliest places. This character map Foldable® helps
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This activity goes with the novel The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies.
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PDF Format This four-tab Foldable® can be a quick reference guide as you plan your own close reading lessons. To use, print out and copy double sided. Then, fold in half. Cut on the three dotted horizontal lines. Check out any of Dinah Zike's Big
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These lessons begin with the picture book, The Inventor’s Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford, which tells the tale of how these two men achieved success through a growth mindset; goal setting, perseverance, and learning from their
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Do you have your students highlight while they closely read a text? Provide students with a focus while they closely read with these Highlighting Keys. Each different key targets specific skills, concepts, and standards. Choose they key that
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Our names are Donna and Rebecca. Donna is a Literacy Specialist and a Service Learning Coordinator at a educational service center in Connecticut and Rebecca is a 4th grade teacher.

MY TEACHING STYLE

We are passionate about creating authentic, student centered learning environments where children learn to problem solve, think critically, collaborate, communicate, and care. Our mission is to provide engaging, real-life experiences that require students to grow and learn from each other as they acquire knowledge and develop critical literacy skills about content that is relevant to their lives. GetReal! stands for Relevant, Engaging, and Authentic Literacy.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Certified Dinah Zike Regional Trainers Connecticut Educators Computer Association Educator Award ING Unsung Heroes Award 2010 Connecticut Common Core Trainers and Coaches

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

We have been in the field of education for over 25 years.

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Visit our Get in the Fold blog, a blog with ideas for teaching with Foldables and literature.http://getinthefold.blogspot.com. and our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/getrealliteracy/, where you'll find what we are currently thinking about in regards to 21st Century Teaching and Learning!

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