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ELA: High-Interest Informational Text for Differentiated Instruction

Love Scholastic’s StoryWorks or Scope magazine? Have you discovered Action yet?

Scholastic’s Action was designed as a high-interest magazine intended to boost the reading and writing skills of at-risk… 223 more words

English Language Arts

Raising Global Citizens: Jan Reynolds Author Study

Today’s world is smaller than ever, and as technology continues to advance it will only get smaller. Raising students for success means teaching them how to be global citizens, emphasizing cultural literacy and geoliteracy, and exposing them to people whose lives differ from theirs. 454 more words

Curriculum Corner

ELA: Overview of the Six Shifts in the Idaho Core Standards

Reading teachers and paraprofessionals from all five elementary schools spent Monday morning in a workshop session at Post Falls High School. Paraprofessionals were introduced to the basic format of the… 245 more words

English Language Arts

ELA: Spring into Reading

Spring is finally here! Check out these three resources  for a little something extra to celebrate this week . All resources are aligned to the… 200 more words

English Language Arts

Dispelling Common Core Myths About Informational vs Literary Texts in a Properly Aligned Classroom

Alan Sitomer walks you through a simple lesson on how to properly understand the relationship between informational text and literary texts (i.e. stories, drama and poetry) in a Common Core aligned K-12 classroom.

News & Information

Common Core ELA Shift Song

Shawn Leer, an Implementation Specialist in Area 5, has written and recorded the following song about the Common Core. Titled, “You Gotta”, Shawn has cleverly managed to describe the instructional shifts and the… 20 more words


Slice of Life Day 12: Six Things That Happened Today...

For the month of March I am writing a daily slice of life. Thank you TaraAnnaDanaStacey,  Betsy  and Beth… 602 more words