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Words Their Way: Resources and Ideas - ELL Tool Box

Words Their Way: Resources and Ideas - ELL Tool Box
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Daily Five/ Literacy Centers Overview of the Daily 5 Program used during my Reader’s Workshop © The 2 Sisters Boushey & Moser I have incorporated the components of this program during my literacy centers time. I’ve done literacy centers for years but struggled with the quality of work students were doing (while I was reading with my small groups), the time spent on task, and the time spent playing games, reviewing skills vs. reading. The best part about using the Daily 5 components: Students spend most of their time READING to themselves, READING with others, and listening to fluent and expressive READING! After the mini-lesson, students select 2-3 choices (depending on time) for Reader’s Workshop that day. I have a chart where students make their choice. Choice #1: Read to Self We have an anchor chart we created together as a class to define what this should look like and what the students and teacher will do during this time. Choice #2: Read to Someone Choice #3: Listen to Reading Choice #4: Work on Writing

Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games Types of Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air Why invest in expensive electrical air purifiers when you could purchase a few types of houseplants to clean and filter the air naturally and inexpensively? Much of the research on these beneficial houseplants has been done by NASA scientists researching ways to create suitable space station habitats. All indoors plants (flowering or not) are able to purify indoor air to some degree through their normal photosynthesis processes. But some were found to be more beneficial than others in removing harmful household toxins, even removing 90% of chemicals in the air in only twenty-four hours! The three main household toxins of concern are: benzene formaldahydetrichloroethylene These carcinogenic chemicals are used in the manufacturing of synthetic substances and materials and are off-gased from new materials for some time (up to several years, depending on the material of product in question). Tips for Choosing and Caring for Your Plants Nineteen Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air Reader Questions

Progressive Phonics - Progressive Phonics 100% Natural Pancakes Recipe – Gluten Free, Flourless, Low Calorie, Easy Hey POPsters!!! New discovery!!!!! This is the easiest pancake recipe you will ever find in your LIFE!!!!! And it’s 100% made out of natural ingredients. Check this ingredient list: - 1 ripe banana - 2 whole eggs Bam!!! So simple I couldn’t believe it. Under 250 calories, nearly 14g of protein! Also, don’t forget to try my new POP Pilates workout in front of Big Ben…Pippa’s Butt Workout!! Also…I REALLY wanna do a cardio dance video. <3 you guys! Cassey

The Best Spelling Sites There are a lot of sites out there designed for spelling practice. I thought it would be helpful to create a “The Best…” list to narrow them down a bit. For English Language Learners, and for others, the best spelling sites are ones that offer audio and also use the words in the context of sentences: Catch The Spelling is a series of games specifically geared towards English Language Learners. The Alpha-Bot game. Spelling quizzes from The Interlink Language Center. Kidspell has a ton of spelling games, and you can also easily create ones using your own spelling lists. Word Sort is from Houghton Mifflin. The Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee. The Spelling Bee from Annenberg Media. Spelling City has all the features that one can ask for, and is plenty of fun. Spellzone is a new interactive site to learn and practice…spelling. The British Council has just unveiled a new feature on their site called Speak And Spell. Spell is from The British Council. As always, feedback is welcome. Related

Shopping Cart life in general: let's go on a date: august the date envelope contents gift certificate for 2 nine-hole rounds of golf with golf cart cost $48 the plan Scott loves to golf but doesn't get to do it very often. the date afternoon This was my first time playing on a golf course since our engagement or early marriage. It was a beautiful day to be on a beautiful course! As far as my golf game . . . We both really enjoyed this date and are looking forward to when we can do it again! Afterwards Scott took me to dinner at a local Mexican restaurant. the scrapbook page next month picnic - hike - dessert To see each of our monthly dates in 2011, go here

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"Exploding Box" Class... Exploding Box Class - "An Exploding Year" - by Anso Please feel free to use these instructions to make your own boxes. You are free to link to this page from any forum etc if you wish. Please do NOT copy this information and/or photos to use for your own classes/forums/webpages without permission. For the box you will need:* 3x 12x12 sheets of cardstock For the lid you will need: * 1x 12x12 sheet of cardstock (though this can be A4 also, you only need a 6 ¼”x6 ¼” piece) Tools: * trimmer * scissors * scoring tool, like a bone folder etc, or the scoring blade if you have a Zision trimmer or similar * glue (I would recommend double-sided tape PLUS a wet glue like Glossy Accents, Diamond Glaze etc) * 4 paperclips (to hold card in place while drying) – optional * corner rounder – optional * inkpad for edges of card - optional I would recommend that your four sheets are either exactly the same colour, or different shades of the same colour. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Anso