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Novel HyperDoc Template (Elementary Level) - Google Slides - 40 views

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    This is a free and fabulous template to encourage struggling readers and engage learners.
Martin Burrett

How to Improve Literacy by @GuruTeaching - 20 views

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    "Knowing how to improve literacy is crucial if we are to improve the life chances of our students. The attainment gap between highly literate students and their less literate peers is stark. Add to that the complexity of examination questions and the texts that often accompany them and you have a perfect storm."
Martin Burrett

A Non-Chronological Report About Non-Chronological Reports - 13 views

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    "An adaptable introduction to how to write non-chronological reports in the style of a non-chronological report. Includes a check list of features and an example order for reports."
Martin Burrett

My First Dictionary - 9 views

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    "A handy blank A-Z Dictionary to support pupils learning dictionary skills, or alphabetic order."
Martin Burrett

Irregular past tense verbs - @UKEdResources - 4 views

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    "A 'fill in the blanks' activity to practise irregular verbs in the past tense."
Martin Burrett

Potion Instructional Writing - 20 views

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    "Editable example of instructional writing - Making a Learning Enhancing Potion"
pauljola

PEEL Paragraph Writing - Virtual ​Library - 26 views

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    website about PEEL paragraph writing
Martin Burrett

Adverbs for Speech - 64 views

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    A poster which lists adverbs to describe how something might have been said.
Martin Burrett

http://www.uberarcade.com/multimedia/flash/201011/gh_me-and-my-dinosaur_93.swf - 2 views

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    A wonderful story site for younger children where the readers play a platform game with Rex the dinosaur to follow the storyline. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Amy Burns

Rewordify.com: Understand what you read - 85 views

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    Rewordify takes a complex passage and rephrases it in simpler terms. Students can adjust Rewordify's settings to match their needs. For example, students can add words to a "skip list" and those words will not be changed when they appear in a passage. Students can also use Rewordify to simply highlight difficult words instead of having them replaced.
Roland Gesthuizen

Engineering the Perfect Poem by Using the Vocabulary of STEM - ReadWriteThink - 7 views

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    "Engineering is the "silent E" in STEM subject areas. While science, mathematics, and technology are often topics of content area lessons, engineering is often ignored. However, engineering is inclusive of all STEM subjects because engineers use science, mathematics, and technology to solve problems. Engineering careers are diverse, spanning many different technologies and disciplines, such as agricultural engineering, aerospace engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering."
Roland Gesthuizen

Haiku Starter - ReadWriteThink - 5 views

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    "This graphic organizer provides students the opportunity to brainstorm words about a given topic, count and record the syllables, and draft a haiku. "
Roland Gesthuizen

Second-Graders At Elmwood Franklin School Edit NFL Tweets For Bad Grammar (PHOTOS) - 42 views

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    "NFL players steal the spotlight for lots of reasons. Proficiency in grammar has never been one of them. Mark Saldanha, a second-grade teacher at Elmwood Franklin School in Buffalo, N.Y., decided to use that to his advantage last week, when his class selected tweets from NFL players -- and then corrected them."
Catherine Hainstock

Viewing through Picture Books - 8 views

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    An excellent site with resources for using picture books with adolescents for literature/English sessions.
Roland Gesthuizen

Frayer Model - WorksheetWorks.com - 82 views

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    "The Frayer Model is a vocabulary development tool. In contrast with a straight definition, the model helps to develop a better understanding of complex concepts by having students identify not just what something is, but what something is not."
Roland Gesthuizen

Frayer Model | Classroom Strategies | AdLit.org - 62 views

  • The Frayer Model draws on a student's prior knowledge to build connections among new concepts and creates a visual reference by which students learn to compare attributes and examples.
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    "The Frayer Model is a strategy that uses a graphic organizer for vocabulary building. This technique requires students to (1) define the target vocabulary words or concepts, and (2) apply this information by generating examples and non-examples. This information is placed on a chart that is divided into four sections to provide a visual representation for students. "
Martin Burrett

Batalugu - 101 views

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    A fabulous site for creating and finding online children's books. Design your 'bestseller' by uploading images and using the bank of media to drag and drop your story to perfection. Then share with a link. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
Martin Burrett

Unused Words - 96 views

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    This is a fab literacy site where you can find interesting and rare English words. Browse for words to make children's work stand out from the crowd and play 'guess the meaning' with your class. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
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