13 Strategies to Improve Classroom Discussions (& Anchor Charts!)
These 13 teacher and expert-tested strategies (plus 10 anchor charts) will strengthen your students' ability to find and use evidence from any text.
Writing centers are used in the classroom to encourage students to write and practice skills related to writing. The 6+1 traits of conventions, ideas, voice, word choice, organization, fluency, and…
Keeping Charts Close
For many teachers the last few weeks have been spent sorting, moving, tossing, cleaning, and sighing as classrooms were set up, rearranged, and organized. But there is nothing like the feeling one …
Flip It!- RL 2.1, 3.1, 4.1 Ask and Answer Questions Freebie!
This freebie helps students practice using the question as part of the answer and proving answers with text evidence. Perfect for CCSS RL 2.1, 3.1, and 4.1. Check out the RI cards here! I have printed them on colored paper and will use them whole group to have students orally "flip" each question...
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The official website of Northwest Independent School District, a public school district in North Texas that serves families in 234 square miles.