Daily Archives: April 2, 2015

Final Book Commercial

Every Friday, one to two students present a book commercial to the class.  The purpose of this assignment is to show their comprehension skills, work on their public speaking skills, and entice other readers to read new genres.  Students have … Continue reading

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Creatively Using Caldecotts

As part of the A to Z reading challenge this year, middle schoolers were able to read a couple of Caldecott books. In order to utilize these books for a thought-provoking activity, students were asked to create lesson plans for … Continue reading

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