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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed

I chose to stray just a little from this week’s topic because my feelings towards books usually stay fairly similar from when I read them and as time passes.   131 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Picked Up On A Whim

Most of the books I read, I learn about through various blogs, Twitter mentions, and talking with colleagues, but every once in a while I’ll just pick something up as I ‘m assigning a call number to it.   136 more words


"I Let My Students Read Outside Today"

a photograph by Sonja Bingen

U.S. educational policy today emphasizes “informational text” and performing well on standardized tests based upon a “common core” of knowledge.  The academics, businesspeople, and politicians who insist upon such nonsense have clearly forgotten what learning is all about.   155 more words


According to Times Newspaper, Russian unofficial structures send refugees to Europe through borders.

During 2 first month of 2016, January and February, about 800 asylum seekers crossed the border between Russia and Finland. And then in March and April only up to 10 refugees crossed the Russian-Finnish border. 167 more words

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The Life of a Watermelon Emergent Reader, Vocabulary Match and Sequencing Sheets

A watermelon shape book!  This book was created to go along with my Watermelon unit, Wild About Watermelons.  172 more words

Tradebook Review: What If?

I had to do 4 of these tradebook reviews for class, and I wanted one of them to be something that could be taught in two different content-area classrooms at once. 997 more words


Bryn's Swim Emergent Reader @ TpT

A cute emergent reader that includes some great artwork. It would work great for an Ocean, Summer or End of the Year Unit. It can help you introduce various ocean creatures through informational text and even has an additional sheet that allows your students to apply the knowledge they’ve learned (with both easy and more advanced directions options). 78 more words