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Discussion Connections During Guided Reading

Hi Friends…  Let’s talk about how to help your students make connections when reading. Are the discussions you have during your Guided Reading groups boring for your students and even for you? Does the conversation just end abruptly and have only a little “meat” to it?  If so, I have…

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Guided Reading Super Sleuths

Guided Reading is a favorite time of day for me…but, I always seem to get bored with what I am doing so I have to shake things up a bit from time to time 🙂 So..this is how I’m doin it…..  = FUN!!!! I went to the dollar store to…

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Talking Sticks with Guided Reading Groups

  Hi Friends…  Guided Reading is one of my favorite times of the day.  I am always looking and searching for new ideas and activities that can add a little more variety into my group work.  As I was creating my lesson plans last week, I knew that I needed…

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Inferencing at its BEST..and a freebie!

I LOVE teaching my little kiddos how to make inferences.  It is not an easy skill to master, but with the right materials they tend to GRAB HOLD OF IT…and completely get it!  And…that’s exactly what happened this week!  Can I get a Woot-Woot!  We use Reading Street as our…

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STEAL of a DEAL Saturday..Guided Reading!!!

  Yep!  It’s STEAL of a DEAL SATURDAY!!!! YIPPPPEEEE! I have decided to put my BEST SELLER on sale today for  50% OFF! You cannot even get this price during the sitewide TPT sales! So head on over to my Blog Shop to pick up my Guided Reading Flip Flap…

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The Polar Express Literature Unit

  Hi Friends…I don’t know about you, but I need SOMETHING that is going to keep my little ones’ attention for the next two days!!!  I am going to read the book The Polar Express and then show them the movie with popcorn and a holiday drink {fruit punch} to…

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Guided Reading, An Oldie But Goodie!

Hi Friends…. I decided to link up with Hope King for a Take Me Back Tuesday Linky!  I haven’t ever done this linky before so I am excited!  I wanted to share some fun and interactive activities that I have done in my classroom in the past that you may…

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Craftivity F.U.N :)

  Well…my kiddos had such a good time today 🙂  I decided that today we would work on time order words to summarize a story.  So I broke out my trusty Marc Brown Arthur books!  I love that the characters are engaging and funny.  I love to hear my little…

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Daily 5 FREEBIE!

Hi Friends….So sorry I have been MIA lately!  Things have been quite busy these days and I need to get back on some type of schedule!   I wanted to share a little Daily 5 Freebie with you to get your Listen to Reading Station off the ground with your…

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Guided Reading using Pearson Reading Street

Hey there friends…I wrote a post a while back with some of the activities that I do using our new reading program from Pearson called Reading Street.  It’s a good program with some fun stories, however, I felt like I needed to add a little of “myself” into the program…

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Hi, I'm Anna! I was a primary teacher for over twenty-three years, wife of a firefighter, mother of twin teenage boys, obsessed with being creative and helping teachers and love my Saturday morning quiet cup of coffee!
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