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Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Use Nonstandard Units to Measure and Compare the Lengths and Heights of Different Objects
Jessica Hellberg
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Assessment for Learning—Determine and Analyze Author's Purpose and Support with Text (DOWNLOAD)
Hollie Gebhardt
Discovering and identifying the clues to determine what the reader thinks the author's purpose is fo . . . More...
Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Becoming Familiar with the Relationship Between Positive and Negative Numbers, Specifically on the Number Line
Jessica Hellberg
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Assessment for Learning—Voracious Reading (Fluency) (DOWNLOAD)
Hollie Gebhardt
Readers who are determined to improve their fluency will spend time each day reading good-fit books . . . More...
Assessment for Learning—Infer and Support with Evidence (DOWNLOAD)
Hollie Gebhardt
Readers figure out what the author is saying even though it might not be written down. Using their b . . . More...
Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Using Different Mental Math Strategies to Multiply
Jessica Hellberg
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Expanding Vocabulary—Falling in Love with Words (ARTICLE)
Lori Sabo
These sentence strips capture my attention whenever I walk down our fifth/sixth-grad . . . More...
Lit Lesson—How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer (DOWNLOAD)
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Assessment for Learning—Read Text as Author Would Say It, Conveying the Meaning or Feeling (DOWNLOAD)
Hollie Gebhardt
Students improve fluency when they practice reading the text over and over, reading it as they think . . . More...
Lit Lesson—The Camping Trip That Changed America by Barb Rosenstock (DOWNLOAD)
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Fun with Sight Words—Part 2
Janice Such
Here are four more sight word activities that will make your students smile as the . . . More...
Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Finding a Percent of a Quantity as a Rate per 100
Jessica Hellberg
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Lit Lesson—This Is the Dream by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander (DOWNLOAD)
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Fun with Sight Words—Part 1
Janice Such
Here's a collection of sight word activities designed to make your students smile as they are learni . . . More...
Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Making and Using a Pictograph to Solve Problems
Jessica Hellberg
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Brief Focus Lesson—My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother by Patricia Polacco
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Assessment for Learning—Ask Questions Throughout the Reading Process
Hollie Gebhardt
Readers who ask questions during reading are actively engaged and thus tend to remember important de . . . More...
Research Reports (ARTICLE)
Lori Sabo
I am pretty sure the statute of limitations has run out on this crime so let me confess that in four . . . More...
Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Identifying Halves and Fourths of Circles and Rectangles
Jessica Hellberg
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Assessment for Learning—Blend Sounds; Stretch and Reread
Hollie Gebhardt
Beginning readers often learn sounds in isolation. The leap from knowing letter sounds to reading wo . . . More...
Kindergarten Writing Conference—Adding Details
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Expanding Vocabulary—Can We Talk About These Words?
Lori Sabo
Karen Roberts's second graders were recently in small groups reading four different articles on cari . . . More...
Math Daily 3 Focus Lesson—Understanding Place Value
Jessica Hellberg
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Brief Focus Lesson—Recognize Words at Sight
This brief focus lesson uses any teacher-selected big book to teach the strategy Recognize words . . . More...
Assessment for Learning—Make a Picture or Mental Image
Hollie Gebhardt
Creating mental images by combining an author's words and our prior knowledge deepens comprehension . . . More...
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