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Monster Exchange

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

What if you 1) drew a monster and then 2) wrote a description?  Then you shared the description with another student and had them draw the monster?  In brief, that’s the Monster Exchange.  Sign up and partner with another class!

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How do you say?

October 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Ever stumbled over the correct pronunciation of an author’s last name?  Check out this site from TeachingBooks to hear (in the author’s own words) how to say the name and a little bit of history.  Thanks to the audio, I can pronounce Jon’s name correctly! For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Let your students direct the action!

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

  The Movie is Coming—Now What? Students select scenes from a literary text and put a cinematic spin on them: http://t.co/easecg2VRo — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) September 26, 2014 This lesson plan (grades 6-8) helps students explore a book as they wait for the movie!

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What’s in a name?

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

Nina loves to name things is an interactive site from Scholastic that would be perfect for young children.  Help Nina sort items- if you are successful, the item stays in the box- if not, it bounces out!  Nice for a white board.  Special thanks to Katie Llera for sharing!

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