Restating the Question Lesson (Teaching With a Mountain View)
Am I the only one who adds this skill to her plans ASAP for the new school year? As. Soon. As. Possible. It's crucial, and it's one of those skills that kids tend to resist a little bit because they d
Improving Written Comprehension and Responses! [+ 2 FREEBIES!] - Dianna Radcliff
Use Written Response Rubrics for all subject areas! Implement rubrics in your writing station, small groups and whole groups! Model, model, model during mini-lessons. Use rubrics for a conference with students or as a peer conference!
Non-Fiction Reading and Writing Unit
The Common Core Informational Text standards for third grade reading require students to be able to (I have paraphrased the standards): As...
13 Strategies to Improve Classroom Discussions (& Anchor Charts!)
Prove It This anchor chart merges sentence starters with examples that help students see how to present their evidence in full sentences.
The Best Anchor Charts - Dianna Radcliff
Reasons and Evidence Anchor Chart. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support points in a text. Identify which reasons and evidence support which point. Reading Informational Standards Anchor Chart. #anchorchart #readinginstruction #readingstandards #reading
Life in 4B...: sentence fluency Answering short answer questions using evidence from the text
Life in 4B...: sentence fluency Answering short answer questions using evidence from the text by Laurie Scott Lee on Indulgy.com
Topic Sentences - Teaching with a Mountain View
I am so lucky to be working side-be-side with the creator of an incredible writing program this year, and this topic sentences lesson is one big reason why! She and a former colleague (who I taught 3rd grade with) created the entire school-wide curriculum, and it is so cohesive! I'm LOVING it. I love having ... Read more