Brenda Richards Ivey
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Parts of a Book - Lessons by Sandy
Whew! I always forget how quickly the first part of the school year goes, and we sure have been BUSY! September has been filled with teaching and/or reviewing with students on how to check their own books in/out on the computer, how to keep their books safe, the Bluebonnet Award books, and Digital... Read more
Why use social data?
Teaching students about primary and secondary sources is important in the context of historical thinking. Students who can be active consumers of primary sources enable themselves to view historical events from multiple perspectives and get to know all sides of the story with limited bias (hopefully.)
Main Idea: Let your students learn about main idea by searching for the main idea and the supporting details! This unit has helpful activities that your students will surely enjoy. Each of the task card contains informational text that could help your students master the skills of spotting and giving the main idea and the supporting details.
Fifth in the Middle
Close Reading Nonfiction Texts for Upper Elementary - Each text is discreetly differentiated into four levels of difficulty, with reading levels ranging from high-fourth to high-eighth. Following each topic are second read, third read, and writing response activities. Options are included for your interactive notebooks. These could also be included in literacy centers or given as weekly homework. Each month contains four high-interest topics. $