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Michelle

    Bring History To Life With Informational Texts

    Why do we avoid informational texts? As teachers we know that our students need to be exposed to biographies, journals, and other genres of informational text.  Yet we avoid them.  We do read them with our students.  Unfortunately, the amount of informational texts we read often pales in comparison to the amount of fiction that we read with them.  The truth is, non-fiction texts are often full of more challenging vocabulary, and can be more challenging for our students to…

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  • Happy Halloween!

    Halloween is fast approaching. I was recently sent a beautiful poster about Halloween safety.  It was created by Andrew at Port Charlotte Honda.  Halloween is a fun time of year, but…

  • Keep The Creativity

    Keeping the creativity is not always easy. I was not sure what to blog about this month, and I couldn’t figure out why.  After all, I am so happy because my…

  • Assessment Shortcuts

    There has been a lot of talk lately about assessment in the classroom.  I wanted to take a minute to give you some assessment shortcuts, by writing about good Authentic Assessment.…

  • $75 Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Card Giveaway

    It’s the beginning of September, which means – It’s time for another Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Card Giveaway! GIVEAWAY DETAILS:     Prize: $75 Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Card   Giveaway Organized by: Kelly…

  • Back To School Give-a-way

    As we all get ready to head back to work (I know many of us already have), I thought it was also time for a back to school giveaway!  Enter below…