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The Class of 2K14! A group of 20 Young Adult and Middle Grade authors debuting in 2014. Our $100 giveaway ends 7/15!

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Giveaway: A Month of Uppercase, A Young Adult Book Subscription Box

Giveaway: A Month of Uppercase, A Young Adult Book Subscription Box (Read. Breathe. Relax.)

Giveaway: A Month of Uppercase, A Young Adult Book Subscription Box (Read.

Use a simple analogy to teach students about the purpose and function of thesis statements! Full lesson for middle or high school English class.

Thesis Statements are like Menus: 45-Minute Writing Lesson for ANY Essay

Thesis statements are like menus: a promise of what is to come. Hook and satisfy your diners/readers with this lesson! Use this easy simile to teach your

Teach your middle school and high school students how to properly paraphrase…

SMARTePlans Digital Writing: Paraphrasing, Quoting, Summarizing

Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: More Guided Reading Anchor Charts

Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: More Guided Reading Anchor Charts (College prof pinning this for my college students - they missed .

What books to give a middle grader #MedinaLibrary #Literary Hoots #MiddleSchoolBooks

Literary Hoots

Middle-grade book recommendation flowchart-- What books to give a middle-grader who is also a . (from Literaryhoots)

Finding Nonfiction Articles for Middle Grades

Finding Nonfiction Articles for Middle Grades

Daily / Weekly Behavior Log

Multiplication - Learning to Multiply up to 5 X 5

Daily / Weekly Behavior Log - like this one with the signature and positive behavior instead of negative

Remarkable - this made me smile.

Ten-year-old Jane Doe, the only student average enough to be excluded from the town of Remarkable's School for the Remarkably Gifted, is joined at her public school by the trouble-making Grimlet twins, who lead her on some wild adventures.

Reader's Notebook  Good Ideas here for upper elementary/middle shool

Per this website literacy coach).The reader& notebook is an integral part of reading workshop and is a great tool for authentic assessment. Pictured here are a few entries from student reader& notebooks. Great to have to share examples with students.

Daily Common Core Reading practice.  Practice literature and nonfiction review in just five minutes each day.  Literacy devices, character analysis, test structure, vocabulary, imagery, author's purpose, realistic fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and more are included.$

Daily Common Core Reading practice. Practice literature and nonfiction review in just five minutes each day. Literacy devices, character analysis, test structure, vocabulary, imagery, author's purpose, realistic fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and more are included.$

My Life as a Third Grade Teacher

Procedure for papers (students generated list) - I like how simplified this is. I need to simplify my No Excuse Writing Rules.

Teaching a dystopian novel in class this year? Pair it with a relevant text from CommonLit's collection to get kids talking about justice, equality, truth, and social responsibility.

Teaching a dystopian novel in class this year? Pair it with a relevant text from CommonLit& collection to get kids talking about justice, equality, truth, and social responsibility.

Summarizing foldable for elementary and middle school students.

Wouldn't use the foldable but I could challenge them to summarize with set number of words. Summarizing foldable for elementary and middle school students.