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Using Scavenger Hunts With English Language Learners

A scavenger hunt is a great way to teach vocabulary terms to ELLs. They also get students up and moving and can give them some control over what terms they choose to find. 320 more words


Strategies for Teaching Sight Words to English Language Learners

Sight words are one tool for helping students learn how to be fluent readers. The challenge for English Language Learners (and all students) is that the majority of these words do not have visuals that are easily associated with them. 377 more words


2018 Bible Reading Plan

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
The days between Christmas and New Year’s are my favorite days of the whole year.
They are slow and quiet — perfect for reflecting on the past and pondering the future. 35 more words

Word Work

The Prompter Room

For Friday, December 8, 2017:

Word-work is sublime … because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference – the way in which we are like no other life. 29 more words

The Prompter Room

Word Wall 2017

I am a teacher who works with first graders, so we do LOTS with words.  Reading words, writing words, learning about how to say words, discussing meaning of words.   1,266 more words


8 Fun, Free Letter Review Activities

If you are a kindergarten teacher, you know how important it is to teach and review letters until it feels like you’re in a real life version of  691 more words

Making Word Work Powerful - and Fun!

I can’t believe that I only have three weeks of summer vacation left! I am really excited to get back into the classroom and working with my new little ones, but am also so nervous about the grade switch! 942 more words