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This frog doesn’t eat flies!

September 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Word Frog is a nice site for younger children learning antonyms, synonyms, and homonyms.  You need to match the word on the frog to the correct fly.  As  post from TeachersFirst (please click here) mentions, students do need to be able to read. Or perhaps this could be a SMART Board activity or done in […]

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What did Houdini Hide?

September 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

ReadWriteThink.org ‏@RWTnow  9m What Did Houdini Hide? Try this Grades 3-6 lesson plan on Writing Creative Endings http://ow.ly/xvr5q  Here’s a tweet from ReadWriteThink I thought you might enjoy. It uses their Comprehension Cube as a method to collect information.

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What type of sentence am I?

September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

  This is a rhetorical.  But for younger students dealing with the four sentence types, you might want to visit The Ed Files for sentence descriptions as well as a short quiz.  I think I would use this in stations, on a whiteboard, and then perhaps have the students write their own examples.  You can […]

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Achieve the core

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math

Sometimes it is funny how things work out.  At a staff meeting just last week, someone showed Achieve the Core- and then on Sunday, it appeared in TeachersFirst.  If you are looking for CCS lessons, support for developing CCS based questions, as well as teachers’ perspective in the change in standards, you should consider this […]

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