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K-W-L Creator

K-W-L Creator
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson Using the Check and Line Method to Enhance Reading Comprehension Do your students skim assigned text material without even engaging their brains? The Check and Line method encourages students to think about what they are reading and monitor their own comprehension of the information. Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing Students investigate issues of plagiarism, fair use, and paraphrasing using KWL charts, discussion, and practice. Grades 6 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson “Licensed” to Drive: Old West Figures This lesson invites students to create a “Driver’s License” for characters that have made a contribution to western expansion in the United States. Making Personal and Cultural Connections Using A Girl Named Disaster Struggling to survive is one of the many themes explored in A Girl Named Disaster. Grades 7 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

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School Library Monthly - Almanacs SLM Author & Illustrator Almanacs The SLM Author and Illustrator Almanac presents web resources for children's authors and illustrators for each day of the month. The Author and Illustrator Almanac is published in each issue of School Library Monthly. On the website, a new Author and Illustrator Almanac is posted for the current issue and an archive of past Almanacs are maintained for your use. Brain Games - Fun Games That Train Your Mind What can you do to help your brain stay sharp? A lot! These five steps may help keep our minds limber and healthy! Persuasion Map Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan Persuade Me in Five Slides! Creating Persuasive Digital Stories After students write persuasive essays, use this lesson to challenge them to summarize their essays concisely by creating five-slide presentations. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask 1. What can the URL tell you? Techniques for Web Evaluation : 1. Children Programs Un-Birthday Party – PROGRAM FULL -School Age Friday, February 19, 2016 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Ages 5 to 7. 30 Habits Of Highly Effective Teachers Editor’s Note: We often look at the qualities and characteristics of good teaching and learning, including the recent following pieces: How A Good Teacher Becomes Great What You Owe Your Students Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher The Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment How To Be A Mediocre Teacher

Kids' Club Skip to main content NASA Kids Club › Text Only Site Flip Book The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets. Students can choose from nine different layouts for the pages of their books (shown left). A blank flip book is available for demonstration and planning.

Sample Items and Performance Tasks Smarter Balanced sample items illustrate the rigor and complexity of the English language arts/literacy and mathematics items and performance tasks students will encounter on the Consortium’s next-generation assessments. The sample items and performance tasks are intended to help teachers, administrators, and policymakers implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and preparing for next-generation assessments. They provide an early look into the depth of understanding of the CCSS that will be measured by the Smarter Balanced assessment system. While the items and tasks are not intended to be used as sample tests, educators can use them to begin planning the shifts in instruction that will be required to help students meet the demands of the new assessments. The sample items and tasks can be viewed by grade band (grades 3-5, 6-8, and high school) or content focus.

Upcoming Spotlight Sessions Interact with experts in the fields of collaborative learning, educational trends, distance learning, and technology. CILC’s live Spotlight Sessions are: available to those registered on www.cilc.org. Beginner's Guide to Pinterest for teachers (the crib sheet) Published on February 15th, 2016 | by Mark Anderson Following on from yesterday’s popular crib sheet for Twitter, I thought I’d do one for Pinterest too. I’ve been a big fan of Pinterest in education for a long time now as discussed for example in this post from 2013. Fun Kids Online Math Games "Sheppard offers everything from early math to pre-algebra. The lessons include interactive activities to practice concepts. Students can shoot fruit, pop balloons, and even play math man (the math version of pac man!). Fractions, place value, money, and basic operations are some of the areas that are covered. Check it out at " --Shannon Jakeman , sjakeman.blogspot.com "Online math games, like the ones that you'll find for free at Sheppard Software, provide a valuable opportunity for children to learn a great deal while they're having fun.

This organizer is to be used throughout the entire reading process (before, during and after). It should be used first to activate background knowledge. It is savable and can also be printed to use as a hard copy. Teaching Tips versatile tool that can be used in any genre and throughout content areas can be used classwide on a projector or by students indivudually, paired or grouped use what students already know to give the teacher the best place to start. by k3nolen Sep 28

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