Winter Fun!! - A Spoonful of Learning
As this week has come to an end and I have been putting this blog post together, I have been thinking about how much my students have grown this year. It truly is amazing to think about! I couldn’t be more proud of them! They have grown tremendously with their academic successes and their independence. […]
Teach reading comprehension skills to mastery in 5 steps! Learn more about mini units for reading comprehension mastery and how you can help students master each necessary skills!
I had a lot of fun with this one. So much so, that even though it was supposed to be posted on here yesterday (Thursday being my normal middle-grade book day), I spent a few more hours tweaking it and posted it now (obviously). So—without further ado!—a flowchart of middle-grade book recommendations! Turns out it's hard to narrow down recommendations. This could have been SO much longer (heaven forbid). But hey, it works. So I'm hanging it in my library (see it here!). If you want to, too…
Reading Skills and Strategies Anchor Charts Bundle - For Distance Learning
This bundle includes both of my Reading Strategies Anchor Charts and Posters at a discounted price. These 50 anchor charts are a great addition to your reader's workshop. With three various sizes and printing options you'll have exactly what you need. A copy to use during your mini-lesson, a copy th...
Ten ways to Ditch that Reading Log
When you read for pleasure do you record the date and pages read on a worksheet? How does this activity make reading more enjoyable? On this relaxing afternoon, sharing a hammock and a love of...
Phenomenal New Historical Fiction Books
I have so many totally heart-tugging, can't-stop-reading historical fiction books for kids ages 8 - 12 to tell you about.
Mentor Text List for Common Core Reading
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Teaching Point of View - Teaching with a Mountain View
Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Point of View with Pictures! This is an amazing way to teach literacy skills!
Digital Reading Logs for Homework: Fiction, Nonfiction Reading Response Activity
Reading Logs: Keep your students engaged during reading! These Reading Comprehension Logs are perfect to use Monthly, Weekly, for every month of the school year! You will LOVE this alternative to the traditional reading log. This keeps your students accou