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Word Study for All Ages

While silent reading one day my brain stumbled upon a spelling review game that I just had to try. I started by writing of the backs of post it notes; all sorts of things like 10 push-ups, add 2 points to my scores, zero out both scores, etc. 352 more words


Writing Tips for Fifth Graders (or Anyone Who Wants to Write a Little Better)...

I was invited into my son’s fifth grade English Language Arts class (and a second ELA class) to speak about the writing life and the publication process. 361 more words


extreme physics

Spotted in a 3rd grader’s book bin today. Impressive!


Christmas is coming!

This time next week I will be in my room back in the glorious county that is Yorkshire and I could not be more excited. I have had so much fun this semester, but I’m so ready to go and see my family, my friends, and eat some English food. 793 more words

Reading Comprehension QR Code FREEBIE!!

I am so excited to post my very first freebie on my TpT store!  As a Third Grade ELA Teacher, I am constantly looking for new, innovative ways to work on reading comprehension with my students.  155 more words

Content and Language Objectives in the ELA Classroom

A few weeks ago we added a post to the blog in which SIOP professional developers Amy Washam and Lindsay Young discussed the reasons behind having separate content objectives and language objectives.  990 more words

The SIOP Model