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Chinese New Year Activities for Elementary Students

Every January or February, I enjoy teaching my students about Chinese New Year, otherwise known as Spring Festival. According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2023 is the Year...
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Snowman Story Map: Show the Connection Between Reading and Writing

“Reading and writing go hand-in-hand,” is a phrase my students hear me constantly saying. “Good writers are usually avid readers,” is another of my favorite phrases. In this...
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How to Assess Reading Levels of Elementary Students Throughout the Year

In this article, you'll find free resources that will assist you in assessing the reading levels of elementary students at the beginning of the school year and throughout the...
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Elements of a Literacy-Rich 21st Century Classroom

Do you want to bring a 21st century classroom design into your classroom? This post will assist you in setting up a literacy-rich environment in a 21st century classroom and...
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Connecting the Common Core Standards with Webb’s Depth of Knowledge & Bloom’s Taxonomy

In preparation for the Common Core State Standards I did a lot of research, and I started with the CCSS website.  I found this overview of the CCSS to be very important...  ...
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Free Presidents' Day Worksheets for Comparing and Contrasting Texts, Grades 3–5

One skill my students seem to struggle with across grade levels is comparing and contrasting texts. In honor of Presidents' Day, I use the following compare and contrast...
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Character Development Worksheet: Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood, Grades 4–6

I love historical fiction! In my opinion, it is the genre that gives the gift of both fiction and nonfiction reading. Today I am sharing a free printable character...
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Writing a Short Story Lesson Plan for Elementary Students –National Tell A Story Day

National Tell a Story Day is celebrated on April 27th. This is a day for people to get together to tell all kinds of different stories. These stories can be about anything –...
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3 Test-Taking Strategies for Elementary Students (Includes 10+ Printables)

Recently I've had a lot of teachers come to me asking about standardized test preparation. While I hope the majority of my instruction prepares my kids for our standardized...
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Components of Balanced Literacy and Strategies for the Classroom

The methodology that I use to teach reading is "Balanced Literacy." Many of my blog posts refer to "Balanced Literacy" as I share units, lessons, and activities. Balanced...
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Explore Emerging Themes with Pax by Sara Pennypacker, Grades 3–6

I love to share books that get even the most reluctant reader to start reading. Outside of sharing my recommendations with colleagues, I've also dedicated numerous blog...
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How to Use the Generate-Sort-Connect-Elaborate Thinking Routine

Attention all principals and teachers! Today I'm highlighting another 'thinking routine' from the book Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding and...
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