Growing Readers and Writers with Mentor Texts

2017-07-05T21:21:17-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am so excited to join in on the Growing Readers and Writers with Mentor Texts Spring Link Up!  So many fabulous idea were shared in the winter link up- I can't wait to go through all [...]

Author’s Purpose: Easy as PIE (and More) FREEBIE!

2018-02-05T09:29:31-04:00Categories: Lesson Planning, Reading, Reading Related Posts, Uncategorized, Writing, Writing Related Posts|Tags: , , , |

Author's purpose can be so important for kids to figure out as readers.  It can help them determine the author's point of view and can also make connections to the writing process.  It can help [...]

TONS of May (and End of the Year) Goodies and FREEBIES!

2017-07-05T22:38:00-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

I put together an (somewhat, to my non- type A eyes) organized set of rough, month long plans for May.  May is always such a crazy time of year with award ceremonies, assessments, field day, [...]

{Freebie} August ELA Centers with Differentiation, Student Rubrics, and Menus

2017-07-05T22:38:09-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Um, that title is a mouthful, but it is all true!  I just finished my August ELA centers. These things were a true labor of love.  Emphasis on the labor!! They took a bit longer [...]

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