Do you use any strategies for writing summaries with your upper elementary reading students? Summarizing is a brief account of the main points of a story. On the surface this seems simple, but for many students, summarizing is a challenge. Explicitly teaching as well as modeling and practice is needed
Category: What We’re Reading
My students have had a fabulous time learning about the Statue of Liberty. In fact, my friend who cuts my hair told me that some of my students came into her beauty shop telling her all about the information they had learned about the Statue of Liberty! Now that makes me want
I always say that it takes two weeks for everyone to get settled in at the beginning of school. Routines are established, schedules are in place, students and teachers are settled in. I think we are now reaching that point, and now we are ready for a year of learning!