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Getting Grammar In Your Curriculum...Without Giving Up Class Time

Have you ever seen misspellings on signs and cringed?  Have you ever laughed at social media grammar blunders? (If not, I suggest you check out… 859 more words

Back To School

Home Appliance Data Visualization

GE’s Home Appliance Data Visualization provides some interesting data on the cost and energy consumption of different household appliances. You can check/uncheck different appliances to see an updated total of dollars used/energy spent. 119 more words

Lesson Brainstorming

Emojic 8 Ball

Here’s a fun lesson starter for a creative writing activity…

Lesson Brainstorming

The All-Important First Day of School

This excerpt from the book, How to Plan Your School Year, may reduce the first-day-of-school jitters and help you establish routines and rules that work for the entire school year. 430 more words

Lesson Ideas

RaW Journals

If you have even glanced at the Common Core standards for ELA you’re bound to notice something: both reading strands are divided into three distinct categories.   411 more words

Common Core

Dragon on My Neck - For Teachers!

I am very excited to let you all know that, along with writing, I have now started a TPT seller’s page. This page currently includes reviews and quizzes for Barbara Hay’s  398 more words

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