Mentor Text: GoldiRocks and the Three Bears for Compare and Contrast

Goldirocks...no, that isn't spelled wrong...is the cutest book. Mentor texts are such an integral part of a great lesson. Teaching about something and connecting it to a book can make a lasting impression on students AND entertain them. They won't…

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6 Steps for Success with Sequencing with Early Readers and Writers

I blogged about a sequencing center in 2015, but I'd like to talk about a six different steps for teaching sequence and creating success. Students can be directed through a variety of experiences moving experiences from teacher-led, teacher-directed to student-led,…

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