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Resource Ideas for Upper Elementary Teachers

Here are 9 resource ideas for stress-free teaching in upper elementary grades. Engage your reluctant learners with these motivating ideas. There’s nothing better than finding the right resource when you need it most. Teachers Pay Teachers delivers for sure. Here are my top recommendations for stress-free teaching! Hehe! Is there

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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 have with convincing students to look back in the reading and find answers from the text?   To provide

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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! You can easily make a simple “tool” to improve students’ visual tracking during reading. And best of all – it’s so easy! My students use these nearly every single

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Prepare for Testing with Writing Stems

Help students answer constructed response questions as they cite evidence from the text. Learn how to use writing stems in class.   Something that’s often repeated during reading class is “Cite your evidence” and “You need to PROVE your answer.” In addition, state test questions often ask students to “use

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