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Common Core Standard: CCSS ELA LITERACY RF.4.4.B - Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.4.4.C- Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
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Teachers create the weather. Are you producing thunderstorms or sunny days for students in your classroom?
Common Core Standard: CCSS ELA-LITERACY RI.4.2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the...
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Cooking with your students is a life skill, but also helps with math, science, language, social emotional development, physical development (fine...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when...
Common Core Standard: CCSS ELA LITERACY RF.4.4.B - Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on...
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Did you know that scientists say that it takes about 500 years for plastic to decompose?
One of the hottest topics in the churning world of education policy is the talk about soft skills, but there are two big problems with the concept...
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While I believe there's value in teaching all subjects and disciplines, I do question our use of time in classrooms when it comes to curriculum and...
Common Core Standard: CCSS ELA LITERACY.RI.4.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text,...
Zero and the numbers 1 -9 make up the set of whole numbers. But not every number is a whole number. Decimals, like fractions, are a way of writing...
“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...
Students participate in simple hands-on activities that demonstrate Daniel Bernoulli's principle of air pressure and air flight.
While schools have worked hard to integrate computers into the classrMany schools do not even consider teaching the art/science of using a keyboard.
Two simple projects teach students to respect and care for Earth.