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Monday, June 13, 2016

{New Printable in My TPT Store!} Pirate Adventure- Editable Word Work Center


Great way to differentiate word work!
Easily edit to include the words you are working on
(Rainbow writing, syllable clapping, rhyming words...)

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EDITABLE BRAG BRACELETS!
Celebrate your students success and customize to include the words they mastered!


Loredana McFadden, word work, literacy centers, accommodations, spelling, writing, reading, phonics 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Writers Workshop- Made Easy!

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Writers Workshop
What does it look like?


Anchor Chart for Buddy Editing

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Writers Workshop Board
Easily see where each student is in the publishing process

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GETTING ORGANIZED

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STUDENT FOLDERS
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INTERACTIVE WRITERS NOTEBOOK
Great way to get their creative juices flowing!

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VERBS

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Choose Student Editors!

GREAT Idea to Differentiate
Special conferencing notes students can refer back to
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BUILDING VOCABULARY

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MENTOR TEXTS

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ANCHOR CHARTS

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LUCY CALKINS- SEED WRITING
I love starting off Writers Workshop with "Small Moments"
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WRITING RUBRICS
Hamburger Writing FREE

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WRITING CHECKLIST 

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FUN CLASS WRITING JOURNALS

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WEEKLY CLASS BOOKS

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Creating Rigor- How & Why


An important part of each lesson is the amount of rigor that is provided.  This blog post is dedicated to "digging in" to rigor to truly understand what it is and how to apply it to all of your lessons. 

UNDERSTANDING DOK


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CLASSROOM POSTERS
DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE

DOK QUESTION CARDS

FREE QUESTION STEMS

SUGGESTED READ ALOUDS
to spark discussion and build a growth mindset



DOK in the classroom, question STEMS, reading, writing, math, science, social studies, Loredana McFadden, differentiation, differentiate, lesson planning, STEM ideas, lessons, activities

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Responsive Classroom- Creating a Culture of Kindness & Support






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One of the ways I create a caring and nurturing classroom 
is through daily class meetings.


MORNING MESSAGE IDEAS


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STUDENT SHOUT OUTS
Notes that highlight something extra special about a classmate!
I just LOVE this BUCKET FILLING idea!

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Building a Nurturing Classroom
through read alouds!
REFLECTING ON OUR DAY TOGETHER
End of the day meeting
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OPEN LINES OF COMMUNICATION 
WITH FAMILIES
This year I used Class Dojo and my families truly loved it!

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Activity from the movie "Inside Out"

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KINDNESS CHAINS
I just love this idea!  

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COMPLIMENT BOARDS
for Student of the Week 

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RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS 
in the classroom

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SPREAD KINDNESS TO YOUR STUDENTS
Let them know how proud you are of them!

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