Posts tagged ELA
How To Challenge Your Students To Write More

National Novel Writing Month is the perfect time to challenge your students to write more! The NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program makes it easy to differentiate so that all students are being challenged. NaNoWriMo’s website is filled with fantastic resources for teachers that make it fast and easy to motivate students and keep track of everyone’s progress!

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Informational Text

When we first began creating Informational Texts, we thought about all of the things that were important to us and our students. We needed them to be short passages because let's face it, there is never enough time in the day and for some of our little guys, long passages just freak them out and they can never even get started learning. We worked to include various text features and formats to help prepare our students for standardized testing and, you know, real life!

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Epic! - 20,000 books online!

We know we love Epic. Really - who wouldn't love having 20,000 books free and online for our kiddos to read?  So we're sharing to make sure you know about Epic too. Fiction, nonfiction, chapter books, books in Spanish - you name it. They seem to have every genre and downloadable onto basically anything - iPads, Chrome books, iOS, Android devices.

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Getting On With Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs can tangle English learners or literal thinkers up! They just don’t mean exactly what they say. Just like taking a “one a day” multivitamin, teaching and playing around with one phrasal verb a day can untangle the confusion. Check out these resources to help:

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