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We Give Books Read The Biggest and Brightest Light For Ages: 4-7 PARCC Games Here you will find a variety of games aimed to help students prepare for the Reading section of the PARCC exam. Check back often, as we will be constantly adding new games. Click on your grade level to get started! The Romeo and Juliet Code by Phoebe Stone Content Rating and Review Ratings Explanation Violence: It is World War II, so Felicity hears of ships being sunk, London (her home town) being bombed, and people being killed in the war. A passenger ship full of Americans is sunk by a German U-boat. Felicity reads newspaper articles of war officers being killed or taken hostage and Nazis doing terrible things to civilians and Jews.

Best Free Children's eBooks Online Introduction This is a listing of 234 sites that legally offer free ebooks for children to read. There is a separate listing of audio books for children at Best Free Audio Books Online For Children. (72 sites) Tim Winton's Palm Sunday plea: Start the soul-searching Australia Comment For the past few years, as traumatised people have fled towards safety, towards what they believed was a civilised and compassionate haven, our national peace of mind has been built upon the hidden, silent suffering of others. Photo: Angela Wylie Palm Sunday commemorates the day an itinerant prophet spoke truth to power.

Big 6 Skills Zongony Adventure Intro Page Welcome, space explorerer! I'm Zlada, Library Media Specialist to Explorers here on the planet Zongony. Zongony is a very special planet-- it's actually a celestial library to all interplanetary citizens and explorers. We serve the information needs of anyone in sector Y761. Lately, sector Y761 has had a dangerous intruder. CBeebies Summary Watch and listen as the CBeebies presenters tell a story. Often retelling traditional stories and fairytales, the presenters read aloud from a picture book. Children can sit back and listen as well as follow the pictures on screen.

Math Games Practice addition and subtraction skills in this fun puzzle game. Select from adding, subtracting or both and choose between a range of 10, 20 or 100. Find the matching cards. Count up the Easter Eggs shown and find the card that shows the same number. ALEX - Alabama Learning Exchange Creator: Jenipher Patterson School/Organization: Ben Davis Elementary School Decatur City Schools

Storyteller Videos Watch these professional storytellers read a selection of the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books - see Chip and Amy's notes below for hints on how to recreate their simple storytelling techniques. Storyteller Notes Storyteller Notes Education Fourth grade reading is about getting faster and better at reading. Your child already has his basic reading skills in hand. Now he'll focus on using them with greater ease. Children in the fourth grade continue to work on the mechanics of reading, especially vocabulary skills, and expanding the number of words that they comfortably use. They'll also work quite a bit on reading comprehension, learning and using strategies to understand, interpret, and evaluate text. Curriculum varies from state-to-state, but students working at the standard level at the beginning of fourth grade generally:

Information Impact Create high-level, authentic assessments by combining Big6 with creative technology tools. How do we give students a creative, high-level learning experience that results in information literacy success? With the strong focus on the results of state mandated tests, we spend a large portion of classroom time preparing for them. It is difficult to find windows of opportunity for creative, higher-level, authentic assessments. We need these opportunities, however, to allow us to analyze a student’s level of information literacy and their ability to effectively evaluate and synthesize information. As a media specialist, I wanted to create an engaging project that focused on these higher-order skills.

5 Reasons to Use Mentor Texts With Big Kids - The Teacher Next Door - Creative Ideas From My Classroom To Yours When I changed grade levels from second grade to 4th/5th, one of the things I really thought I would miss was all of my wonderful picture books. I used to love to read and re-read them to the kids, to gaze at their delightful pictures, and to use them to get kids excited about the magic of reading. Over the years, I loved picture books so much that if you saw my collection, you might have wanted to nominate me for some kind of teaching hoarder show (I had that many)! When we moved across the country and my new teaching job was 4th/5th (scared the dickens out of me at that time), I thought I would have to give up my picture books, pack them into boxes, and store them in my garage. But once I realized how effective they could be with my big kids, I happily unwrapped these picture book treasures and carted them off to school. Now, many of my picture books are key mentor texts...the stars of countless mini-lessons.

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