Organizing A Classroom Library

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Organizing a classroom library can be a challenge. As a former teacher-librarian having an organized, yet functional classroom library is near and dear to my heart. I have tried over the years to find a system to that is manageable, easy for the students to use, and keep clean and tidy. This is the best […]

The Literacy Teacher’s Playbook- Chapter 1

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Yes!  I know, I know. I am a book study junkie.  Today, I am happy to be linking up with Abbey, The Teacher Mom to talk about The Literacy Teacher’s Playbook. We are reading the K-2 version, but there is a 3-6 version also available. So far, it is an easy read, and has been […]

Accountable Talk in Close Reading (Notice and Note)

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Hi friends!  We are back with another installment of our summer book study of Notice and Note- Strategies for Close Reading. Today we are working on pages 27-38. (This is where it gets meaty!) It is all about implementing accountable talk strategies during close reading. Question 5- What is the role of talk? This session […]