Paul Fleischman's Poems for Two Voices collection is a favorite with my students year after year. Not only do his books promote a love of poetry, encourage creativity with writing structure, and reenforce reading fluency, but kids adore reading
Writing, Oral Communication, For All Subjects
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
This simple form allows you to send home straight-forward updates on each student's guided reading level. Parents can utilize this information to track their child's progress, and support independent reading at home.
As I teacher, I do my best to model my thinking for my students when I'm teaching and conferring. I also know that my practice changes year to year and I love creating resources that I can use again and again as my teaching style evolves. This is
This reference page is an excellent tool to introduce a unit on nonfiction text features, or to guide your learners as they preview nonfiction texts by taking a "Text Walk"!
Whether projected on a digital whiteboard, or reproduced for student
Reading, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Use with your kiddos to practice counting, mental math, number sense, and/or skip counting by 2's, 5's, and 10's up to 100. Can be used in interactive notebooks, independent practice, homework, or as center work. Great for visual learners!