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Posts Made By: silpada girl
Board: Fifth Grade 10-10-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By silpada girl
reading in social studies

I teach fifth grade social studies. I am trying teach ss and reading at the same time. I was hoping to incorporate non fiction or historical fiction novels into my lessons. I am looking for...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 09-16-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By silpada girl
Ell student in social studies

I have one student in my class that is ELL. She speaks very little English and doesn't understand much either. She is pulled out of my class 2-3 times a week but stays in class for the rest of the...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 08-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By silpada girl
Pre/post assessments for social studies

I have just been required to give my fifth graders a pre/post test each trimester for social studies. Does anyone else have to do this for ss? If so, how did you go about creating a test for each...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 08-15-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By silpada girl
ss and common core

Thank you for the information. I love your double entry journal format. It will help me stay focused and prepare for following years.
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 08-15-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By silpada girl
SS and the Common Core..What are you teaching?

Ok...so I figured out that the ss common core has not yet been written. So, I was just wondering if most were following the Mass standards. What is your plan for teaching ss? I was considering...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 08-09-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By silpada girl
Historical fiction picture books needed to teach reading

I am a reading and ss teacher. This year I was told that I will only be teaching ss. I want to incorporate historical fiction and non fiction novels in a lit circle format. I will focus on reading...
Board: Fifth Grade 07-26-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By silpada girl
Trying to tie SS to Reading

I am looking for a variety of American History picture books that would support a reading curricumum in my SS class. I will be teaching only SS this year,where in the past, I taught SS and reading. ...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 04-30-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By silpada girl
Literature Circle Assessments

I do lit circles in my classes, sometimes with 7 or 8 novels going at the same time. How do I manage assessments on these novels. I do conference and listen in to discussions, but I am...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 12-01-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By silpada girl
Pre/Post tests for assessment

I am struggling to find a good test to use for pre/post tests for each of my trimesters. I'm not sure if they are even a good indication of growth, since I haven't developed or found one that mirrors...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 10-16-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By silpada girl
Assessment in reader's workshop

I am new to RW and haven't quite figured out how to assess my students. Do I assess on individual reading skills or do I give them a reading comp passage and hope they use the skills to better...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-10-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By silpada girl
non fiction

thank you for great suggestions!
Board: Fifth Grade 06-08-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By silpada girl
I need to vent!

The fifth grade at my school works in two teams. Each team has two teachers, each teacher either teaches math and sci or ela and ss. There is one problem. The other team has an older teacher that is...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-08-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By silpada girl
common core fifth grade unit

I saw your message and was wondering if you would consider sending me the fifth grade unit too. It would be so appreciated..thanks
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-08-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By silpada girl
great topics

Do you have any specific titles you could recommend for fifth grade students? The witch trials would be so interesting, but I'm not sure which non fiction novels would be appropriate for elementary.
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-08-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By silpada girl
Literacy cut to 60 minutes

My principal is also considering the cut on Literacy and Math time from 90 to 60 minutes. I, too, will be struggling with teaching all aspects in short period of time. I like the suggestion of...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-02-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By silpada girl
common core for fifth grade

I hope you don't mind me asking you for the same information regarding 5th grade units for the common core. If you don't mind emailing them to me I would be greatly appreciative. My email address is...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 05-31-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By silpada girl
need ideas for nonfiction reading

I am trying to align my reading curriculum with the new common core which has an emphasis on nonfiction reading. I do a lot of literature circles using fiction books, but am in need of non fiction...
Board: Fifth Grade 01-20-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By silpada girl
what should I teach to prepare for mass mcas

Could someone inform me what the most popular root words, prefixes, and suffixes I should teach my fifth grade students to help them prepare for the Massachusetts mcas? In the standards it does...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 01-20-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By silpada girl
preparing for mass mcas- vocab

Could someone inform me what the most popular root words, prefixes, and suffixes I should teach my fifth grade students to help them prepare for the Massachusetts mcas? In the standards it does not...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 09-05-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By silpada girl
using picture books to teach skills

I teach fifth grade and was wondering if anyone has any picture books they love to teach any of the reading skilks, particularly inference. I teach the top kids, so it needs to be somewhat...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 08-28-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By silpada girl
Reading Workshop veternans..please help

I would love to do a RW model in my room but am completely overwhelmed with the whole idea, not to mention, I have very little support and materials at my school...here is my situation:

I usually...
Board: Fifth Grade 08-16-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By silpada girl
behavior management system

I use a token system but I'm hoping someone has an idea on how I can keep the momentum going throughout the year. I actually wear a home depot apron and keep my tokens in it. Whenever I notice good...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 04-07-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By silpada girl
Or Give Me Death

Has anyone used this book in their classroom? I was wondering if the kids enjoyed the novel, and if it was worth using it. I teach reading and social studies to fifth graders, and this book might...
Board: Fifth Grade 01-20-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By silpada girl
presents

I purchase one dollar gifts for each of my students from the Dollar Tree...something I know they all will like. I try to include some real girly gifts for a joke. I wrap them all and we do a yankee...
Board: Social Studies 01-14-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By silpada girl
slavery for 5th grade

I teach the slavery unit from the History Alive Book. I do not like the test that goes along with it. I also do not like the questions in the Reading Notes that goes with the reading. I find it...


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