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How to Teach Students to Cite Text Evidence

Here’s a step-by-step guide for teaching students to identify textual evidence and support answers to text-based questions with text evidence from passages. Do you have as much trouble as I do getting students to look back in the reading and find answers from the text?   To provide high-quality written

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Figurative Language Butterfly Activity

This Figurative Language Butterfly is a creative end of the school year, spring activity, or novel study for elementary students. This Figurative Language Butterfly is one of my favorite activities of the year. It’s no secret that students enjoy expressing themselves artistically – and when you can combine creativity with

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Complete Nonfiction Book Study Unit For Students

 Need a complete book study unit that your students will LOVE? This nonfiction book study is it! This literacy unit covers reading, technology, writing, and science, and even has some history thrown in, for good measure! It took my class about two full weeks to complete, but you can easily adjust

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Hack for helping students reading improvement

Improve Student Reading with DIY Reading Guides

Here’s a DIY hack to improve students’ reading by using a simple, easy-to-make reading guide to assist students with their tracking! Visual tracking during reading can be improved with the aid of a simple tool that you can make! My students use these nearly every single day at school. It’s

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Improve Student Spelling with this Easy Hack!

Here is my latest love – a “Spelling Sandbox”!!  This spelling sandbox  can improve spelling study skills for students. They’ll be having so much fun, they’ll forget that they’re studying spelling words. Once upon a time, I saw and loved (and used successfully!) this idea from Pinterest. The original Pin

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Monthly Journal Writing made easy!

Quick pics to show off what we were working on during the last week of April, and also to show you that I truly do use my own products in my classroom. Prompt cards, calendar, and rubrics – make your life easier! These pics are from my Journal Writing –

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