Earlier this month, an online petition voicing scientific opposition to Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution reached more than 1,000 signatures, pointing to an increased consensus among the scientific community.
Children need to enter school ready to learn to read, which means they must be introduced early to a host of varied vocabulary. Sharing 1,000 books with them before kindergarten —via programs for parents and caregivers that model best reading practices—is the ideal way to do this.
Teach the Fifth Grade Reading Literature and Informational CCSS Standards with Actual Novels I first wrote this blog post when I was heading into my second year of teaching fifth grade and so much has changed and been updated since then. This post will reflect all those changes. How Do These Reading Units Stay True to ... Read more