Hello folks . . . taking a break from the fraction posts for a little update on our life in literacy. To be honest, in math today we did some review, practiced using cubes to do some fractions of "sets" . . . it was pretty low key--so . . . Instead, I wanted to chat a little about the historical fiction book groups I am trying this year. We read Sarah, Plain and Tall as a ... Read the Post
Fraction Concepts Day 3: Holy “Critiquing Reasoning”, Batman!
Wow...not really sure how to start this blog entry! Seriously . . . I wish I had today's lesson on video tape! It would be so much easier (and cooler!) than trying to explain it with words. If this lesson intrigues you, it is one of the lesson in my fraction unit. If you were with me yesterday, you know I left off with a challenge to my students--they needed to commit to either a "yes" or "no" ... Read the Post
Reading Logs: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Tomorrow is a teacher work day for me...the end of the semester "work on report card" day that I always turn into "clear the piles and dump stuff in the recycling bin while eating copious snacks and drinking caffeinated beverages" day. Just thought I would follow up on my post the other day about how important I feel it is to take "status of the class" during independent reading. I love being ... Read the Post
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