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Posts Made By: Wendy 31
Board: Fourth Grade 07-04-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Thanks for your response.

I have a classroom set because it is more engaging to see the word play.
Board: Fourth Grade 07-04-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Wendy 31
I have a classroom set.

For the past five years I've read it to/with my fifth grade students. Some years we just read it and others we've done word play activities around the chapters.
Board: Fourth Grade 07-02-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Wendy 31
The Phantom Tollbooth

I'm moving from fifth grade to fourth. What do you think of The Phantom Tollbooth as a read aloud? I like it because of the word play, themes, and the fact that the main character's age is close to...
Board: Fifth Grade 10-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Estimating

This concept is always hard on my fifth graders. In my opinion, they have to master it on their own time schedule. As I continue to model with the stragglers, they slowly get the hang of it. Many...
Board: Second Grade 10-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Ckla

How did your year go with CKLA? What grade do you teach? I teach fifth grade and we started CKLA this year. While it is a lot of work this year, I think we will like it. The Activity books were...
Board: Fifth Grade 05-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Wendy 31
A good CC resource...

If you haven't tried it yet, readworks.org is free and has enough texts with Q&A to get you through most of the year.
Board: Math & Science 06-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Have you tried....

Teachers Pay Teachers? There are teachers that have created homework that aligns with the CC for the whole year.
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-10-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Wendy 31
In 5th grade Literature Circles...

my students have a reading assignment and literature circle job assignment. They come to their group with both jobs complete and ready to share their work. If I'm not meeting with them, the leader...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-10-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Common Core?

Does your school/district implement the common core? If so, that will give you plenty to do that will encourage your students to be strong competent readers.

Pinterest has lots a visuals and...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Words Their Way & LETRS for Spelling

Does anyone use Words Their Way as well as LETRS to teach spelling in their classroom? I'm wondering how it has worked for you and if you'd be willing to share suggestions.

I teach fifth grade...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 03-11-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Thank you, Thank you!

Your time and efforts are greatly appreciated!
Board: Fifth Grade 02-16-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Combing Sentences Activity

I have a cut and glue activity that I use with my students to help them combine sentences. Students use super glue words, subordinating conjunctions, to create complex sentences. They enjoy it and...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 03-10-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Wonderful!

Thank you for all the time you spend creating task cards and graciously sharing them with us.
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 12-29-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Thank you for all the time you spend making such...

Thank you for all the time you spend making such a useful product and then sharing it freely. I wish I knew you so that I could reciprocate in some way. Thanks again!
Board: Forget-me-not Room 12-20-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Here's some ideas!

The author Barry Lane is an excellent resource. He has written some books for teachers that I utilize throughout the year. I especially like his book about persuasive writing, Why We Must Run With...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 10-15-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Isn't is compared to "Alice in...

Isn't is compared to "Alice in Wonderland"?
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 10-15-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Wendy 31
My students will enjoy these. Thank you, thank...

My students will enjoy these. Thank you, thank you!
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 10-15-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Wendy 31
I use this lesson plan for my science class. It...

I use this lesson plan for my science class. It compares the polar bear and brown bear. As a class, you can fill out a Venn Diagram, then you use it to create a diamante poem. It lends itself to...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 10-15-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Wendy 31
A fun start!

Last year I started my lessons with "Would you rather ..." questions from our game. The students would move back and forth from one side of the room to the other depending on their response. On...
Board: Fifth Grade 10-08-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Wendy 31
This Might be Useful

I use Dinah Zike's foldables for our US history text book. The kids like all the folding and cutting, and then filling in the information. I also like to use Venn Diagrams and K-W-L Charts. Here...
Board: Fifth Grade 10-08-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Wendy 31
My Bad!!!!

spreeder.com

It is a combination of speed and reader. I'm so sorry!
Board: Fifth Grade 09-24-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 45
 
Posted By Wendy 31
New Common Core suggested read aloud

I just purchased "The Phantom Tollbooth." It was suggested to go with the new common core because of all the word play. I will start it this week with my class.
Board: Fifth Grade 09-24-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Look up this site

Try superteacherworksheets.com

I can't guarantee interesting, but they have the passages and they come with comprehension questions. They may have summarizing or main idea and details.

Good...
Board: Fifth Grade 09-24-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Question for you

Do your students have access to the internet?

This could be optional. I have my students go to speeder.com. I email them new stories each week. They put in our target wpm rate and chunk it in 3...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 09-24-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Wendy 31
Thank you for posting these!!!

My class will benefit greatly!



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