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Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.9- Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2- Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
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Most teachers heartily agree that handling disappointment is crucial for school and adulthood success, but supporting students racked with...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when...
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Teaching is an incredible demanding job, and if we are to effectively prepare candidates, we must hold them to incredibly high standards.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.8- Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.9- Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject...
Autumn is here, and there's no better way to bring the new season than cooking and baking with students. From spooky Halloween treats to Thanksgiving...
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Discovery Education works hand in hand with the Discovery Channel to provide a useful list of resources for teaching technology to grades 6-8.
November marks the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, a national event encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit or plan in advance...
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Down, Down, Down, to Depths Few Have Ever Gone. Four people have visited the depths of the Challenger Deep, in the Mariana Trench(Pacific Ocean), the...
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Japanese baseball legend, Tetsuharu Kawakami, dedicated himself to Zen Buddhism and was known for spending hours meditating and honing his...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.3 - Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.6- Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the...
“The middle grades were the last best chance that we have to get youngsters on the right path toward academic and career success,” writes Sandy...
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