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Daily 5… the Perfect Foundation for 100 MINUTES!

For years, teachers have used the strategies outlined in The Daily 5 to develop strong independent routines during their literacy blocks. Read to Self, Work on Writing, Word Work, Listen to Reading and Read to Someone, have become staples in many classes across North America. 555 more words

Neighborhood / Community Helpers

For the past few weeks we have been learning about our community and the different people that are in it.  We’ve also been learning about how other communities are different from each other, and about the different jobs in our neighborhood and throughout the world. 107 more words


Dracula Act II Questions

Act Two Questions

Name:_____________                                                                                   ELA A10/Ms. Fisher

As you read Act Two, please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. There will be a homework check on Tuesday. 413 more words



In Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes, Penny finds a shiny blue marble in Mrs. Goodwin’s lawn and then is faced with feelings of doubt and guilt. 223 more words


Blog #1- Teaching Reading and Writing

How do your teachers teach reading and writing? Ask them what approach they use (basal readers, readers/writers workshop, balanced literacy, guided reading groups, etc) and ask them how they manage them. 811 more words

No Sleep for the Sheep!

Entirely hilarious, is No Sleep for the Sheep! written by Karen Beaumont  and illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic.  The sweet but needy animals will not let the poor sheep sleep. 204 more words

Children's Books

Traction Man Meets Turbodog

Developing language is currently a main focus – so using ‘Traction Man Meets Turbodog’ By Mini Grey, has been an effective, engaging book – full of brilliant vocabulary. 332 more words