Teaching Informational Text Skills

I am always searching for engaging informational texts to get my students and children excited about reading. About two years ago, I discovered The Week Junior, a weekly news magazine …

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Download free Skill of the Day weeks for spiral review in reading, math, and language from Teaching with a Mountain View.

FREE Skill of the Day Week

Skill of the Day is my favorite resource I've ever created. Now you can download a free skill of the day week for each subject! Skill of the Day Difference …

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Math flip books are mini anchor charts, reference books, and practice activities as great alternatives to interactive notebooks.

Math Flip Books: An Engaging Way to Teach Key Math Skills

It’s no secret that I love using math anchor charts to introduce new concepts and hold our learning throughout each unit. They also serve as valuable reference charts throughout the …

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Book recommendations and related activities for the best morning meeting read alouds in upper elementary.

10 Morning Meeting Read Aloud Activities

Anyone else a picture book collector? I love accumulating picture books to use in my classroom, and I love using them for my morning meeting read alouds. Using picture books …

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If you are scratching your head wondering how you can best utilize your classroom parent volunteers, here is your guide!

How to BEST Utilize Your Classroom Parent Volunteers

I have always been fortunate to work at schools where parents want to volunteer! I was tickled pink that I had so many classroom parent volunteers who wanted to join, …

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Math tips and activities to start the year strong in upper elementary. Includes ideas for morning work, centers, and review.

Math Tips To Start The Year Strong

Last week I shared literacy tips and ideas to help you start the new school year strong, so today I'm sharing similar math tips. I find that a little bit …

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