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Teaching Sequence of Events with Keynote

Teaching Sequence of Events with Keynote

Retelling important events is essential in reading comprehension from kindergarten.  As students progress to advanced grades, they need to be able to identify different important plot points including: the initial conflict, climax, and resolution. An engaging way to do this is through the incorporation of iPads.  During our Hatchet unit students combined multiple apps, app … Continue reading

If you can’t find the material, let them make it!

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean). I looked up and the time was 6:00. My husband would be leaving his office soon, but where was I?  That’s right, in the classroom.  I was scouring the … Continue reading

Do we REALLY have to go to recess?

Did I really hear that right?  Kennedy, the basketball queen, does NOT want to go out to recess today?  I check my pulse.  I am still alive and the clock is sitting at 12:30.  Today, however, Kennedy is highly engaged in an activity she does not want to stop.  She is a professional an expert … Continue reading