Guided Reading...for those high readers!
I really love to teach guided reading groups. It is always interesting and you really get to see how every student is unique in how they learn and process all the information. I like to see them make progress and move up reading levels and also REALLY comprehend what they are reading on another level. Amazing. I know many teachers may have struggled with this question before like I have...What do I do with those high readers? In second grade they are just not quite ready to start literature…
Made this anchor chart to help my 10th graders understand the elements of an essay and how they should all connect to the thesis statement. Although this is a 5 paragraph format, I tell my kiddos that as they mature as writers, the number of paragraphs and recommended sentences per paragraph can vary...as long as they have sufficient support for their thesis.
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The Literacy Effect
What happens when there are not limits to what students can/can't learn about in your classroom? What happens when the teacher stops dictating what students have to write about? It seems I learn this lesson again and again, and even though I would like to think I allow my students a substantive amount of choice within the classroom, I found out I need to keep opening myself up to give them more. As part of the Common Core State Standards, 8th grade students are required to write "to…
BESPOKE ELA (Meredith) on Instagram: “So many project options! I love giving students lots of choices to showcase their learning. Check out this graphic for lots of ideas on…”
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