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Find that 'Just Right' Book

What is the first book you are reading in 6th grade Language Arts? Write a comment and tell us the title and author.
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12 Weeks of Language Arts. and Social Studies. and Public Speaking. and...

long story short, i just acquired my first teaching position past normal substituting in Kalamazoo Public Schools.  it’s a twelve week gig teaching Language Arts to middle schoolers (from the beginning of the year until holiday break.).   163 more words

Social Sciences.

Homeschool: Week 1

“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, and gives you a sense of meaning, joy and passion.” My students always become like family to me… I get caught calling them my kids and on more than one occasion I’ve overheard a couple of them call me mom. 139 more words

tiny changes

tiny changes
towards Fall
morning sky
the color of
robin eggs

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Inspired by and in honor of the many ways we experience the seasons. 9 more words



After a long wait, LearnZillion has updated their website with all the Math, Close Reading, and WriteAlong lessons dream team teachers like me have been working on all summer.   152 more words


This I Believe: There Are Better Things To Read


My children were assigned This I Believe: Life Lessons for their middle school summer reading. The blurb on the dust jacket touts This I Believe… 1,043 more words

Literary Guide for S.D. Nelson's "Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story"

Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story
by S.D. Nelson

Written by S.D. Nelson, Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story opens readers’ eyes to life in a Native American village in the Dakotas. 616 more words

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