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Strategies for Finding Books for Common Core. Strategies for Finding Books for Common Core Post by Beth Gerall Posted September 10, 2012 in Kids & Book News, NoveList K-8 Plus, NoveList Plus Are you an educator trying to find Common Core resources for your classroom?

Strategies for Finding Books for Common Core

Or a librarian compiling lists of books that meet specific criteria for text complexity? With the rollout of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), many educators are struggling to find the right, high-quality reading materials that will help students succeed. NoveList can help. Synonyms Dictionary at It’s an online interactive English dictionary and thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and draw connections to associated words.

Synonyms Dictionary at

You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it. Why use Snappy Words visual dictionary? Easy to use dictionary and thesaurus. Learn how words associate in a visually interactive display. A Short Guide to Creating and Grading Quizzes Through Google Forms. TypingClub. TypingClub school portal gives you complete control over your students' typing progress.


You can setup your classes, engage your students with the typing lessons of your choice, and track their progress. Setting up an account is quick and free. Sign up now! Monitor your students' progress The school portal will allow you to track the progress of your students on a class-wide and on an individual basis. Natural Phenomena. Brinicle. ULTIMATE SUMMER READING LIST 2013. Jump to your child’s age group: Great Advanced Reads, ages 12 and UpGreat Pageturners, ages 9 -12Great Beginner Reads, ages 6 – 9Great Illustrated Reads, ages 2 – 6 GREAT ADVANCED READS (for tweens and teens, ages 12 and up) The Diviners.


Picture Dictionary for Kids. Picture Dictionary. Photographic Dictionary. Online Picture Dictionary. Mini Alphabet Coloring Books. These Free Printable Mini Alphabet Coloring Books make great abc worksheets for preschoolers on up.

Mini Alphabet Coloring Books

You find a least 4, and mostly 8 pictures for each letter of the alphabet! These Alphabet Coloring Books are easy to make, just fold in quarters and place one inside the other, staple on the fold to secure and you're done! Print them all and you've got one really fun picture dictionary! * Instructions for Printing: Each Printable will open in a new window; close this window when you are done printing to return to the website. You will need Adobe Reader to open the printable. LITTLE EXPLORERS Picture Dictionary by EnchantedLearning. Forest Academy - Domtar. The best way to identify a tree is to observe its general silhouette, along with the shape of its leaves, needles, fruit, seeds and bark.

Forest Academy - Domtar

Trees have specific distinguishing features that facilitate species identification. For instance, you have probably noticed that conifers do not look the same as broadleaf trees. The typical characteristics of a tree species may be altered by environmental stress, which can inhibit the normal growth of a tree. Wind and insects, for example, can cause stress. In very windy areas, it is not unusual to see trees with branches on one side only, or bent over. Blogs - Elementary Tech Teachers. Looking for help with Technology Integration I am looking for someone to conduct a summer conference with the teachers in my school.

Blogs - Elementary Tech Teachers

I need someone that is knowledgeable in integrating technology that could help the teachers sculpt a path for the upcoming years. Daily Writing Prompts - March. Below are daily writing prompts for the month of March.

Daily Writing Prompts - March

The majority of the prompts are related to the various events on our March Events Calendar. These events include birthdays, holidays, monthly celebrations, and important dates in history. Some of the dates include two different writing prompts to choose from. You can download a PDF form of the writing prompt. Even though your students may not be in class all the days of March, use the prompts from those days as additional writing practice. Don't forget to also print a copy of our March Events Calendar. Read Across America Day Activities and Lesson Plans. To help you celebrate Dr.

Read Across America Day Activities and Lesson Plans

Seuss’ Birthday we have provided you with a variety of resources and interactive ideas that explore the world of Dr. Seuss. We have organized them by general activities, activities by various book titles and finally, general web sites. Valentine's Day Theme Unit - Free Printable Worksheets, Games, and Activities for Kids. Click and Drag - Make A Snowman. Teaching Resources. Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website— If you liked Xpeditions, you'll love the new media-rich

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Explore the new site now for activities, maps, interactives, videos, homework help, and more! Please note: to search for Xpeditions content, check the “include archive” filter. Class Acts : Homeroom. Dictionary Day Activities. Great Resources. Great resources for teachers on grading rubrics, online quizzes, audio books, utilities, puzzle creators and more. Send me an email with any you find invaluable to your teaching job. Partial image: Nemo Developers and/or authors: If you have a website and/or book you would like considered for this list, please contact me so I can review it by clicking here.

Thanks! Classroom Resources Apps. Great Resources. Teachers' Domain: Home. Spelling & Vocabulary Website: SpellingCity. Web Puzzler. United Nations Cyberschoolbus. KOL Jr. Stories - Online Picture Books Read Aloud. SqoolTube Videos: Book Related. Listen and Read - Non-fiction Read Along Activities. Lil' Fingers Storybooks: Original Toddler/preschool/kids(K-3) activites, storybooks, & coloring. k12in2012 by GenerationNation. Inaugurating a President Activities to educate and engage K-12 students in the Presidential Inauguration through reading, writing, analysis, civics, history and more. A Book and a Hug - Reading Levels. As a librarian and during my days as an independent bookseller, I have always loved to match the right book to the right young reader.

To perform that magic I try to ask children what two books they've read or heard that they really loved. I use that as my guide to what sort of reader they are. The sense of the child drives my book choices for that child much more than the "letter" or "lexile" they are slotted into by a system. Where a defined level may empower the youngest of readers by being appropriate for their skills, for me as the kids grow, the levels can start to give folks tunnel vision. To encourage a love of reading and to allow kids to read below, on and ahead of their given level, I have given my reading levels very broad definitions. Teaching with Ipads. Teacher. Teachers Homepage. Kenmeadows. Current books - Read to me. Dinobase: University of Bristol's Online Dinosaur Database.


Women's biographies: Distinguished Women of Past and Present. St. Patricks Day Coloring Pages. Guided Reading and Reading Games with Roy the Zebra. Bembo's Zoo. Storyline Online. Free Reading Program. Teachers.

“Storybird can be used by all ages, for all different subjects... Students can rewrite a classic... explain a science concept or retell a historical event.


Prewriting Skills: Diagonal Lines 2. Teacher Resources. EDU. Educational games Childtopia. PEEP and the Big Wide World. Read On Wisconsin! - This Year’s Books. Check out next year’s books! [Preschoolers|Primary|Intermediate|Middle School|High School] Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers[top] September: Always in Trouble by Corinne Demas. Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones. October: The Voyage of Turtle Rex by Kurt Cyrus. Weekly Reader: Curriculum-Rich Resources for Teachers. Monthly Theme. The teacher wife. I have recently introduced the analog clock to my students. Guest Blogger: Mélanie Watt. is delighted to welcome award-winning author Mélanie Watt as our featured guest blogger.

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