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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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Puppets Pals + ChatterPIX + Student creativity

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Video/movies

Equals success!  Mrs. Read’s K-1 students wrote this play, created the puppets and the painted the background.We then put it all together using Puppet Pals along with ChatterPIX (the easiest way to get the mountain to talk!).  Please enjoy their friendship story Going Up the Mountain.

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Read The Crucible?

June 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Here is a tweet from ReadWriteThink for The Crucible. Maybe this is something your students could use? Incorporate analyses of characters from The Crucible with examinations of original 17th-century portraits of Puritans http://t.co/nDicdQ9RVp — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) June 6, 2014

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Animoto- poetry in motion!

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

Here is a nice Haiku lesson plan from ReadWriteThink for creating animoto videos from student poetry.  As we countdown the final weeks, this could be an interesting project. ( from Twitter)

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