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Manual of Christian Evidences: Fisher Chapter 1 Guided Reading

I am leading a guided reading of the Manual of Christian Evidences by George Park Fisher. It is freely available online and will serve as a base for discussing Christian apologetics throughout this series. 642 more words


The Report Card: A Book Review

Hi, Friends!

I just finished reading The Report Card by Andrew Clements.  I know this book is 12 years old, but the story is timeless.  It’s about a secretly off-the-charts brilliant fifth grade girl, named Nora, who has been able to hide her genius for years.   250 more words


How not to organise your guided reading

Today, Facebook threw up this memory from a year ago:

Yesterday’s logical Y3 guided reading filing system: Red group books: purple folder. Purple group books: green folder.

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Supply Teaching

Guest Post: A Look at the Works of Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell

For decades, Chris Riddell has delighted families with unique storylines along with equally impressive fantastical line drawings. Last year, the award-winning British author was bestowed the title of Children’s Laureate 2015-2017, and in honor of his accomplishments, here’s an overview of some of his most notable works of literature. 456 more words

Guided Reading

SOL #26: A Gem of a Sentence

I incorporate phonics/decoding into my guided reading groups based on the need of the students.  My groups reading below grade level get phonics/decoding practice every day. 86 more words

Third Grade


I was a supply teacher for 3 days in reception class in an Infants and Primary School in a village last week. 40 more words

Greeks Teaching

An Update On Our Book Room

Last year I committed to updating our school’s Book Room. Back then the “Book Room” was housed in a very small space in the school. The Book Room housed all of our guided reading materials and teacher mentor texts. 161 more words