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Literature Circles Resource Center

Literature Circles Resource Center

Blog Presionar aqui para leer este guion en Ingles: THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Este guion “LA PRINCESA Y EL GUISANTE ” ni ningun otro guion publicado en este sitio web esta a la venta, y no deberan republicarse totalmente o parcialmente en ningun otro sitio web, blog, o foro. Si desea compartirlos, le agradeceríamos colocara un vinculo/liga/link hacia nuestro sitio web: Favor de leer nuestras Condiciones de Uso REINA: ¿Por qué estás tan triste, hijo mío?. PRINCIPE: Porque no soy feliz, mama. REINA: Lo sé. PRINCIPE: Seguiré buscándola, y sé que algún día la encontrare. REINA: Mientras tanto, debes quedarte en el palacio. PRINCIPE: Espero que la tormenta no haga mucho daño, y que la gente del pueblo permanezca en sus casas. (La Princesa entra al escenario y toca a la puerta del palacio) REINA: ¿Quién puede ser a esta hora de la noche?. PRINCIPE: No lo sé, pero debe estar totalmente mojado por la lluvia. REINA: ¡Pobre de ti!. PRINCESA: Soy una princesa, por favor ayúdenme.

Balanced Literacy Framework If you're using a Balanced Literacy approach in your classroom, you'll find these materials to be helpful. The top part of the page provides a lot of information about how to use the balanced literacy framework including a written descriptions of the components. You can find six featured freebies at the top of this page; if you are interested in jumping right to the full list of printables at the bottom of the page, click this Literacy Printables link. Featured Literacy Freebies 90 Minute Literacy Block Components 1. 2. 3. Note: Some weeks I don't use a menu, especially if I want students to do specific activities on certain days. For more ideas on how to implement and manage Literacy Stations, I recommend Debbie Diller's books Literacy Work Stations and Practice with Purpose shown at right. 60 Minute Literacy Block Suggestions Featured Literacy Mini Packs Management Strategies Reliable Timing Device - My timer is indispensable! Literacy Center Activities Balanced Literacy Printables

The Secret to Descriptive Writing Either I’ve encountered a conspiracy to confound teachers of writing, or I’ve discovered an “obvious secret” of descriptive writing. To paraphrase a classic School House Rock Video, it appears that verbs are, indeed, “what’s happening.” I heard about the power of compelling verbs first from Ralph Fletcher in a visit to the Garden State. He explained that well-intentioned teachers encourage their students to use numerous adjectives to create interesting prose, which leads to detail-sodden writing which drags under its own weight. Simply unnecessary. In Ralph’s own words, “Nouns make the pictures, verbs make the pictures move.” Flash forward to the New York State Reading Association (NYSRA) Annual Conference held in Saratoga Springs, New York (one of the best conferences I’ve ever attended). and Turtle Tide: The Ways Of Sea Turtles . When I asked why he had mentioned verbs rather than any other part of speech, he quickly replied, “The correct verbs are essential. Recommended Reading

Teaching Writing and Learning With Graphic Organizers For some reason, writing tends to be the task many students dread the most. As a result, teachers are always on the lookout for ways to make the assignment more enjoyable – or at least less despised! Incorporating graphic organizers into the writing and learning process is a great way to get students to think outside the box and engage more willingly in the process. What Are Graphic Organizers?A graphic organizer is a visual aid that helps depict the correlation between ideas, facts, or concepts. Concept Mapping A concept map creates a visual representation of the relationship between ideas. Webbing By creating a web, students will see how their central idea is linked to supporting details. This brainstorming process is perfect for launching a writing project. Mind Mapping A mind map is the visual representation of hierarchical information. Students can replace traditional note-taking techniques with mind mapping for a much more visually stimulating result. About Steve Aedy

Orell Digital Language Lab (ODLL) :: Communication Skills Lab Software Primary Source Materials & Document Based Questions Primary Source Materials & Document Based QuestionsAn Internet Hotlist on Document Based Questions created by Paula GoldsteinNassau BOCES Introduction | Primary Source Materials | Document Based Questions | Assessments | General Resources | Constructed Response Questions Introduction Don't depend on someone else's interpretation of a document. Read it yourself and draw your own conclusions. Document based questions (DBQs) are a major focus in schools today. Digital Rain Factory: Creating a Storytelling Culture for Organizations