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    Video

    Asking Better Questions

    Minilesson

    Asking Bigger and Better Questions

    Teach students to form better questions.

    Writing Topic

    At the library

    Level: 
    Grade 1
    Grade 2
    Grade 3
    Mode: 
    Explanatory Writing
    Form: 
    Explanatory Paragraph
    Explanatory Essay
    Theme: 
    Education
    Books

    Blog Post

    Attention Span: The Long and the Short of It

    Minilesson

    Avoiding Double Subjects

    Help students avoid double subjects.

    twin sheep in a field

    Blog Post

    Awaken Creativity—and Students

    21st Century Skills: 
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving

    Writing Assessment Model

    Bad Choices, Bad Results

    Blog Post

    Best Advice for Struggling Writers

    Blog Post

    Best Practices for Teaching Grammar

    English Language Arts: 
    Grammar
    Punctuation
    Mechanics
    Usage
    Writing
    Editing

    Blog Post

    Beyond Compassion: Deepening Learning Through Perspective Shifting

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Problem Solving
    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Fairness
    Conflict Resolution

    Writing Topic

    Book characters I'd like to meet

    Level: 
    Grade 2
    Grade 3
    Grade 4
    Mode: 
    Response to Literature
    Form: 
    Book Report
    Theme: 
    People
    Books
    Literature

    Blog Post

    Boredom is the birthplace.

    Blog Post

    Bring Out the Teacher in Your Students

    21st Century Skills: 
    Life Skills
    Social Skills
    Leadership

    Writing Topic

    Building a fort

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Mode: 
    Creative Writing
    Explanatory Writing
    Narrative Writing
    Form: 
    Narrative Paragraph
    Personal Narrative
    Explanatory Paragraph
    How-To
    Story
    Play
    Poem
    Theme: 
    Play
    Environment
    Friends
    Family

    Minilesson

    Building Words

    Assemble prefixes, roots, and suffixes.
     

    Building Vocabulary

    Writing Topic

    Buying something with my own money

    Level: 
    Grade 1
    Grade 2
    Grade 3
    Mode: 
    Narrative Writing
    Form: 
    Narrative Paragraph
    Personal Narrative
    Theme: 
    Money
    Life

    Writing Assessment Model

    Cabinet Secretaries Now Cabinet Office Assistants

    Minilesson

    Calming Down with Deep Pressure

    Teach deep pressure to calm students.

    a woman's hand squeezing a stress ball

    Blog Post

    Can Artistic Thinking Spark Creativity in Your Classroom?

    21st Century Skills: 
    Creating
    Creative Thinking

    Writing Topic

    Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Explanatory Writing
    Research Writing
    Form: 
    Explanatory Paragraph
    Explanatory Essay
    Research Report
    Theme: 
    Food
    Science
    Technology

    Minilesson

    Capturing Readers' Attention

    Use opening strategies.

    Photo of a gorilla

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