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Underlined Misspelled Words

GUM It!

Article

A strategy to use when students come to a word they don't know how to spell.

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Student Supplies–Organization and Independence

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Student supply storage and organization is a challenge for every teacher, especially when moving away from personal desk space. Here are some great ideas. 

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Underline Words You Don't Know How to Spell and Move On

Video

Not knowing how to spell a word tends to put the brakes on writing fluency and stamina building. In this video, Gail gives students an important strategy that will allow them to keep their writing flowing.

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2 Different Word Walls

Article

Trish has designed two word walls in her room. One meets the needs of the students who like to look up, copy, and get back to work. The other meets the needs of those who need to have the word right in front of them. The latter provides a legal movement opportunity. We love how Trish honors various learning styles!

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Writing Conference Increases Independence, Models Teacher Note-Taking and Adding Next Steps

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Writing conference note-taking of observations, lesson taught, and next steps.

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