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How I Do It: Leveling Your Classroom Library

Hi, friends!  Today I’m going to start a new series I’m calling “How I Do It”.  The first post in the series is Leveling Your Classroom Library. 790 more words

Classroom Library

How do I structure a Guided Reading Lesson?

Hi friends!

Guided Reading was absolutely foreign to me when I began teaching. Growing up, Guided Reading simply wasn’t something that was done in my elementary classrooms. 1,495 more words

Guided Reading

Looking For Reading Articles That Deal With Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is right around the corner, and one of the most effective teaching strategies is to combine the curriculum with real life.

Now you can do just that with these wonderful articles from… 52 more words

Reading Strategies

"You Can Read!?"

“You can read!?” cried one of my students, rather incredulously, today.

I’d just finished a discussion with a group in guided reading which had come to a natural conclusion so I decided to join in with the independent reading myself for fifteen minutes until lunchtime. 425 more words


Sculpt the Moment

Uncle Ernie has turned Stanley’s beloved goldfish into Potts Gorgeous Gliterring Goldfish.  Can you imagine how he feels?  Can you imagine how Aunt Annie feels?  And Ernie? 37 more words

Guided Reading

EOY Assessments

Hi, teachers!  It’s been a while.  Getting settled in a new country with two tiny humans is no small feat.  Sometimes I feel like I’m really doing a great job at functioning here, and some days I want to cry and fly home to shop at Target.   500 more words