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Looking for a creative way to encourage your students to read this summer? DOGOBooks is offering a free Summer Reading program through Edmodo! About the Program The Summer Reading program is designed to help students keep up their reading skills, and continue developing their critical thinking and writing skills by writing reviews and sharing their opinion with peers. […]
This is a guest post from Katharine Hale, 5th grade teacher at Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. If you are interested in contributing to the Edmodo Blog, please complete this form. Introduce yourself to Katharine or follow her on Twitter at @mshale5thgrade My fifth graders have been studying historical fiction in reading workshop and I decided I wanted […]
With the Common Core being rolled out to the school district, it’s become a priority to find material to help my fourth grade class align to its standards. For reading comprehension in particular, it’s not only important to adopt something that holds the interest of students, but is also easy to incorporate into the current […]
In my literature classroom, I find students are often more engaged when we’re delving into a book they can relate to, or when they have some personal connection with the text. I also notice that some students simply don’t feel comfortable volunteering in class, yet they have so much insight to share. These factors led […]
While you have multiple state standards to consider when designing your ELA curriculum, the underlying goal for most teachers is to build a lifelong love of reading in your students. Easier said than done, right? Research shows that giving students time to read, helping them find books that they are excited to read, and making […]