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Guided Reading Homework

Hello parents!

Your child will be given a new guided reading book which they will be working with in class over the next few sessions. It is vital that they spend some time reading the set chapters to be able to keep up with our discussion; we do… 49 more words


Developing Reading Fluency is Fun!

Welcome to Mrs. Leeman’s grade 6/7 class at Elginburg P.S. where the students are all busy at work developing their reading fluency. If this sounds boring to you, look a little closer! 842 more words

Junior Grades

Talking with children about diversity in books

Longtime Teaching My Baby to Read followers will remember that I have been building my collection of diverse children books for years. If you want to read some previous posts on the subject, check out: 236 more words

Guided Reading

Guided Reading - No, David!

(Impromptu) Guided Reading Lesson: 

Recently, my kinder kids have been bringing in their own books from home for me to read during read aloud. Today, one student brought in a class favorite –  341 more words


Lovely books from the Pacific Northwest

High quality non-fiction can be hard to find for children, especially at the lower grades. That’s why I was so excited to review these three new offerings from Seattle-based… 567 more words

Science And Nature

Teacher-Created Texts with BookCreator

Sometimes the trade- and reading books that we have at our disposal just don’t meet our curriculum objectives.  That’s when teacher-created texts can be an ideal solution!   407 more words


Collaborative Word Study with FeltBoard & PicCollage

This collaborative word study project was inspired by Kristi’s Meeuwse’s recent post, Creativity and Inspiration with iPads in Kindergarten. A large group of students in my class needed to work on digraphs:  ‘sh’, ‘th’, and ‘ch’.   267 more words

Collaborative Projects