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Session 2 Materials from Literacy Unit Project

Teachers in grade 3rd through 5th gathered for the second session of the Literacy Unit Project. The aim of this endeavor is to have two to four units, matched to Enduring Understandings that stretch across all three grades, by the spring of 2015. 123 more words

Common Core

My first actual week

This week was my first week without any training days or special events, where I was actually just going to lessons according to my timetable and working with the teachers. 563 more words



My QAR anchor chart has been a hit on Pinterest. After 4.5 years of use, I finally decided to update it with orange and blue to match my classroom! 42 more words

ELA Integration

Things I've learnt since moving to France

The past three weeks have been such a whirlwind and things are only just starting to slow down, finally! After only 18 days of teaching in France, I was awarded with a two-week holiday, which is so ridiculous but oh-so-welcome… 421 more words

A tale of two dialogues

It all started with an obvious need to re-teach how to punctuate dialogue. I know that my students have had exposure before but we all know that sometimes it just doesn’t stick. 302 more words


Homework for the Week of 10/20/14

English Language Arts (Mr. Cordova):

  1. Personal Narratives began Wednesday, October 15th
    1. Handwritten Rough Draft begins Thursday, October 16th
    2. Deadline for entering narrative into N.C.Write is Tuesday, October 21st…
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