CAFE


Basal

Using CAFE with a Basal Series or Units of Study

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By keeping a couple of things in mind, a basal can successfully be woven into the structure of the Daily 5 and the CAFE Menu system. 

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Common Core and Basal Programs

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Can a one-size-fits-all program really work?

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Moving Away From a Basal

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If there was any one program out there which could meet the needs of all our students, we would all be using it.  

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Integrating CAFE and Daily 5 With Basal Resources

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If you are being asked to use a basal, here are some tips for using it as a resource, integrating it into Daily 5 and CAFE.

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Using Longer Stories for Focus Lessons

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What do we do if the basal story or trade book is too long for a single focus lesson?  

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Plan Your Instruction with This Curriculum Calendar

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Stay organized and on track with the content, standards, and strategies you are teaching students in your whole-group lessons.

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