Are you worried that the parents of your students will question why your environment and structure is so different from when they went to school? Here is a sample letter introducing The Daily 5 that you can easily revise to help explain.
We are always looking for great book recommendations. Each time we attend a conference, we spend time scouting out vendors who are knowledgeable about what kids are reading and what teachers are scooping up. Here are a few that were being talked about at the IRA conference this year!