Daily 5


End of Year

Daily 5 Do-Overs—End-of-the-Year Reflection

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Join us in the third installment in this series that guides you through a process of reflection and planning for your summer PD.

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8 Ideas for Keeping Reading Motivation High

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These eight ideas will help keep interest high until the last bell of the school year rings.

 
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Strategies for Avoiding the Summer Reading Slide

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This idea helps students of all ages avoid the summer reading slide. 

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Summer Separation

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Trish Prentice, an extraordinary kindergarten teacher, felt so conflicted on the last day of school that she couldn't rest until she wrote the first-grade teachers a note.  

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Summer Reading Slide–Steps to Prevention

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Here are some ways we help prevent the summer reading slide.  

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Preparing for Next Year, Part 3 of 3

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This is the third and final enstallment and provide six ways to get ready while closing up your classroom

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Preparing for Next Year, Part 2 of 3

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The second of a 3 part series, this article discusses Budgeting for Daily 5 and CAFE, whether you're working with a budget of one hundred dollars, or no money at all.

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Getting Book Boxes Ready For a New Year

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Here are some clever way to prepare for a new school year.

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Preparing for Next Year, Part 1 of 3

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Are you looking for ideas to bring your colleagues on board with Daily 5 and CAFE? Maybe you have used it and want to share your success with others? Here are some ideas to help get you started.

 

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Stop the Summer and Vacation Slide With Daily 5

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Students who read at home during vacation breaks will continue to make gains. Here is a letter you can send home to encourage parents to make time for reading a part of their family vacation plans.

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Planning for a Successful Read to Self Launch—Preload Book Boxes

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Prefilled book boxes help the Read to Self launch go more smoothly for everyone. 

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Preventing the Summer Reading Slide with Daily 5

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Three ideas to help support summer reading slide for children who use Daily 5 in school.

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Reflecting and Planning the Next Steps with Foundation Lessons

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Good teachers are in a continual state of reflection. In this video, Katie, a second year teacher, reflects on her first year of teaching with Daily 5 and CAFE with third graders and what she wants to tweak after her experience, especially since she has moved to first grade.

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Autograph Book

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Here is an autograph book you can make for students who did not order a yearbook.

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Supporting New Staff in CAFE and Daily 5

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Trish Prentice gets many miles out of her CAFE board from preventing summer slide to supporting new teachers

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A Literacy Celebration

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It just doesn't seem right to let the year come to an end without a celebration of our literacy accomplishments. Here are some fabulous ideas from Trish.

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Assessing What Students Know about Daily 5 and CAFE

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Whenever you decide to do this lesson, at the beginning of the year, mid-year or even at the end, you'll find it is a great way to get kids thinking about what they know about Daily 5, CAFE, and gives you a wonderful way to tap into their schema.

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Daily 5 Gift Bags

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Looking for an inexpensive way to encourage learning at home?  Check this out.

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Increasing Summer Reading

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Help students continue building their reading stamina and progress with this idea.  

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Parents Receive Summer Literacy Ideas

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Trish Prentice shares ideas to keep reading going over the summer. 

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