ELA Common Core Resources for Elementary Educators

See on Scoop.it – Improving Your Teaching Practice How will the Common Core shift English-language arts learning in elementary school? See on www.edutopia.org

The Moon Is Down, Day One

This is going to be a quick post. ┬áThere has been a lot going on at work and home, but I wanted to post something to keep this idea going. Here’s an outline of what I would do on day one of teaching the novel. Debrief I would only be able to do this exerciseRead more

Teaching the Novel – Post # 1

Teachers: Have you ever tried to teach a novel without reading it first? Well, I’m going to try to, but since I’m not teaching at the moment, I will have to pretend. Visualization exercises are always good for lesson planning, right? The Novel The novel I have chosen is The Moon is Down by JohnRead more