Hello, friends! I am back on this sunny Sunday with another post with another writing workshop idea about Gathering Seeds for Narrative Writing during Writing Workshop. Check out my previous post here for more ideas on generating narrative writing ideas. Today's post is a twist on making lists with a fun little organizer of sorts. Please don't judge my terrible … [Read more...] about Writing Workshop Idea for Gathering Seeds: I Bet You Didn’t Know!
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Have I told you guys yet that I am moving schools? Well, if not, I am moving schools! I will still be in 5th grade but I am teaching in a school that is known as a Literacy Collaborative School that uses Fountas and Pinnell with fidelity. I met with my literacy coach today to map out the first few days of school. While I was pulling out my seed notebook, I decided it … [Read more...] about Writing Workshop: Gathering Seeds
I am back with another chapter review from What's Your Math Problem? I felt like this chapter was really key for those states that are shifting to Common Core. As the students are presented with more challenging problems, they need more advanced thinking strategies in their toolbox. Let's take a look at some of these strategies. I am in love with this advanced … [Read more...] about Advanced Thinking Strategies in Math
Happy Wednesday! I recently read Chapter 4 of the book, What's your Math Problem? and this was my favorite chapter so far. This chapter is all about the students using math problem solving strategies to get themselves organized before or while they are solving a problem. The math problem solving strategies discussed in this chapter are: Look for a Pattern … [Read more...] about Math Problem Solving Strategies