I heard this idea from a friend a couple of years ago and latched onto it immediately: Leave a gift-wrapped book at the end of your child’s bed to find on Christmas morning. It gives them something to open immediately
Cubing is a versatile, easy-to-use instructional strategy that adds a bit of randomness and chance to your lessons.
Grades 3-12 | RIT 171-230+
Informational Text: Fact, Opinion, Drawing Conclusions
Students identify facts and write a fact-based summary of an article that includes or evokes strong opinions.
Grades 3-8 | RIT 151-240
Students identify and defend the beginning, middle and end events in a story
Lessons originally put together for the www.foridahoteachers.org website, using the Idaho State Standards.
Several years ago, the Idaho State Department of Education developed a set of Power Standards, those content standards which were identified as most critical at each grade level. Though the way the State Department and State Board have structured the