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The Story of the Giant Sequoia + a Giveaway

Rhyming well in picture books has to be done just right.  Otherwise, you land up with inverted phrases, misplaced stress on words, and/or difficult rhythm. (For more on this read… 1,916 more words


Information Writing: Upping the Ante on Text Features

It’s likely that in many writing workshop classrooms, the year is launching with narrative writing. Coming just around the bend, perhaps very soon for teachers who began the school year in early August, is expository writing. 640 more words

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Writing History in Many Forms

Certainly, with the education atmosphere rife with new standards and expectations calling for increased writing across the day, how to embed more writing in social studies has become a hot topic. 661 more words

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Pets in the Classroom ~ What's Your Educated Opinion?

Join the Great Debate:  Should we have pets in our classrooms?

Offer Your Opinion:  Share your opinion on this poll prior to researching the matter further. 461 more words

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RCD Unit 1 - Early Beginnings

Social Studies: First Civilizations; Mesopotamia

Online Research: Ancient Mesopotamia Science, Inventions, and Technology

Vocabulary: anthropologist, archaeologist, artifact, artisan, astronomer, caravan, city-state, civilization, code, complex, consist, cuneiform, domesticate, empire, fossil, interval, irrigation, nomad, province, revolution, route, scribe, specialization, surplus, task, technology… 26 more words

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