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How to Plan Your 3rd Grade Reading Block

This third grade reading block schedule includes lots of ideas for book clubs, word work, listening stations, fluency, and writing that incorporate technology and are easy to prep!

Want some fresh materials and ideas for your 3rd grade reading block? Are you a new teacher and need to know where to start with Daily 5 rotations? It is challenging to incorporate meaningful material into the small group rotations… EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. I moved to 3rd grade last year and it took me some time to […]

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How I’m Doing “Halloween” without doing “Halloween”

Being festive in October without celebrating Halloween isn’t easy, but it can be fun, engaging, and educational! I have accepted the challenge of having fun, staying focused on learning, and incorporating some Halloween themed fun. I thought I would share with you how I intend to make this Halloween week fun and interesting, without celebrating Halloween and […]

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Free Resources for Reading Comprehension and Interactive Notebooks

Teaching story elements is essential, but can be mundane and difficult for students to grasp. Interactive notebooks and engaging resources are key! I’ve got some great free resources for you here, as well as some information about my interactive notebooks. First of all… have you checked out yet?  They have some great ideas and […]