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Long Term English Learners

I had opportunity to sit with eight middle school teachers this evening who came to a workshop offered by a colleague in my office.  She asked me to come give the participants an instructional experience with informational text. 636 more words

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Informational Text Features

Text Features have always been a talking point with students, but our new Journeys curriculum puts a bigger emphasis on them.  A teacher shared this handy guide that sorts and discusses various features and how each one supports readers.   28 more words

Common Core

Day in the Life: Good Lit Circle Book?

On Tuesday while I was helping a colleague set up for a Book Fair at her middle school, some ELA teachers were browsing and eyeing some titles thinking they might work as good literature circle books. 500 more words

Reflections

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 2/2/15

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 349 more words

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 1/19/15

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over atTeach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 885 more words

#IMWAYR

January 2015 Random Read

It’s time for the first Random Read of 2015! Thanks to imlovingbooks.coms for hosting this meme. This year, I will be reading off of my… 235 more words

Challenges