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Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6- Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.7- Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g.,...
Study shows recognizing students in some circumstances may have unintended effect.
Teaching writing is vital because it empowers students and helps them progress. Here are 5 useful ways you can help your students become better...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language...
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Each year, Constitution Day is celebrated on September 17th. This is the date, in 1787, when delegates to the Constitutional Convention, signed the...
New ideas may not show up in classroom, especially in underserved schools
There is a fundamental problem in schools that has plagued them since the days of the one-room school house – and there are signs that it hasn’t...
Here are some resources to use in the classroom when it comes to teaching students about China's history, culture, and history with the United States.
Research still supports it, and some experts say it is easier than teachers think.
Data analytics is important to improve all sorts of learning and prepare students for its reach.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.2- Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details;...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3- Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or...
Our "Principal Files" team shares many ideas for welcoming students.