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Integrating Technology into Reader's and Writer's Workshop K-8
 
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BEST SELLING PRODUCT! Ready to inspire your students? This is an amazing 4 week poetry unit. After 20 years of teaching poetry, I have complied the best 14 sessions I have collected from w/shops, professional development, and years of research. The
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This unique mnemonic device titled C.O.M.M.A.S. lists, with examples, the six main uses of the comma. Each category has a brief explanation and a few examples for the students to immitate. It is an excellent tool for teaching this confusing grammar
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This game gives students practice at writing and punctuating complex sentences. Amusing dependent and independent clauses are joined after the throw of dice. Students progress to creating their own clauses. along the way students learn about the
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This is truly a unique collection of activities and resources that are designed to be used in either a 4th, 5th, or 6th grade classroom during the first day and throughout the first week of school. If a teacher can inspire students in those first
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Ready to inspire your students? This is a four week study using the Writer's Workshop model for the study of poetry. It would perfectly fit students working in any grades first through third. Part 1 is a 24 page word doc. that breaks down each
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This is a 7 page AWARD WINNING script that teaches about Thanksgiving. Feedback has been EXCELLENT. There are enough parts from a class of 8 to a class of 28 if larger groups are assigned the choral reading parts. It is designed to be used to
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Ready to inspire your students? This is an amazing 4 week poetry unit. After 20 years of teaching poetry, I have complied the best 14 sessions I have collected from w/shops, professional development, and years of research. The unit is broken into 4
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This is an outstanding 14 page unit that supports the Historical Fiction Reader's Workshop Unit. It is an entire unit of reading skills that can be used by any 4th-6th grade student during a course of study on historical fiction The resource begins
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Notice and Note Strategies for Close Reading by K. Beers and N. Probst is an outstanding resource that helps teachers give students signals or “signposts” to look for when they read fictional texts. My 84 slide PowerPoint Notice and Note Unit
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This is an OUTSTANDING unit on inventions and inventors. It is a 24+ page reosurce with detailed lesson plans, technology integration links, and student worksheets and handouts (including a parent letter and guidelines on how to set up the end of
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This is a BUNDLED version of both my Fantasy Reading Unit AND my Fantasy writing unit offered at a discounted price. Buy all your Reading and Writing lessons for a month for the cost of two cups of coffee! For Writer's Workshop teachers covering
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This is the perfect way to begin a course in 5th-8th grade. It was designed for a Language Arts classroom but could be adapted for other subject areas. The resource is an 8 slide powerpoint and 4 page set of inspirational quotes. The lesson would
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Do you want a break from planning lessons for a month? This is a four week study based on the Writer's Workshop model for the study of poetry. It would perfectly fit students working in any grades first through third. Part 2 is a 48 page powerpoint
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This is an outstanding 14 page unit that supports the Historical Fiction BOOK CLUBS for Reader's Workshop It is an entire unit of reading skills that can be used by any 4th-6th grade student during a course of study on historical fiction The
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This is my BEST SELLING 15 page unit that perfectly fits a class study of mysteries. It was created for use in mystery book clubs, but is also perfectly suitable to independent or paired reading study of mystery texts. The unit is a perfect
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This narrative writing model encourages students to create narrative stories that 'M.O.V.E.S.S.' readers. It is a unique mnemonic that gives students six key areas to examine their narrative writing. It can be used as a teaching tool when
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This worksheet contains six different ways you could teach your students how to write an effective 'topic sentence'. There is also some advice on what phrases should not be included in topic sentences.
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Teaching the reading skill 'inference' can be challenging. The 'In SPACES' inference reading strategy helps prompt students to organize and formulate their ideas around the clues given in any text resulting in a more comprehensive understanding
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This document can be used to teach students how they can determine which 'part of speech' an unfamiliar word might be. With this information students are then shown how to decode unfamiliar words. This is an excellent lesson introduction to 'parts
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Teaching the reading skill 'inference' can be challenging. This is an entire 32 page unit that gives the students an opportunity to learn inference through art, music, images, situation cards, discussions and so much more. Guidelines as given for
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My wife, Kelli, and I work together to make our TpT store the best it possible can be. She is the expert in the 1st-3rd age range, and I cover 4th to 6th. We believe high expectations, collaborative learning, and advanced levels of tech. integration are some of the keys for maximizing student learning. Our TpT products reflect our passion for teaching and our desire our to strive for excellence daily. Our store literally has something for everybody. You will NOT be disappointed by what you find!

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