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The Art of Vocabulary – Word Scales

The Art of Vocabulary – Word Scales

English has a long history of borrowing words from every language it meets. The following Word Scale activity is a fun way to recognize that word choice can have real...

The Art of Vocabulary – Word Scales

English has a long history of borrowing words from every language it meets. The following Word Scale activity is a fun way to recognize that word choice can have real...

One Great Idea Leads to Another

One Great Idea Leads to Another

The best learning happens when kids are intrigued and engaged! And two of our Rooted Community members are inspiring us with their lessons that do just that.  In one post,...

One Great Idea Leads to Another

The best learning happens when kids are intrigued and engaged! And two of our Rooted Community members are inspiring us with their lessons that do just that.  In one post,...

The Fun Files

The Fun Files

Deep learning requires engaged teaching, and engaged teaching takes time. During life’s busy seasons, include a little literacy practice each day while celebrating the season that you’re in. Use these...

The Fun Files

Deep learning requires engaged teaching, and engaged teaching takes time. During life’s busy seasons, include a little literacy practice each day while celebrating the season that you’re in. Use these...

Targeted and Purposeful Reading Practice - Part 2

Targeted and Purposeful Reading Practice - Part 2

Reading is less like learning to hum, and more like learning to play the piano. Years and years of practice are required, and over time, growth is measured by quality,...

Targeted and Purposeful Reading Practice - Part 2

Reading is less like learning to hum, and more like learning to play the piano. Years and years of practice are required, and over time, growth is measured by quality,...

Targeted and Purposeful Reading Practice - Part 1

Targeted and Purposeful Reading Practice - Part 1

Here is a question for you: How does your student read? In supported practice? In partnership with you? Independently? Did you know that your students should be engaged in reading...

Targeted and Purposeful Reading Practice - Part 1

Here is a question for you: How does your student read? In supported practice? In partnership with you? Independently? Did you know that your students should be engaged in reading...

Love + Language Arts

Love + Language Arts

We're keeping love and language arts together with this collection of mini-lessons that can be explored from a simple two-sentence poem. Choose a few of these ideas and enjoy a...

Love + Language Arts

We're keeping love and language arts together with this collection of mini-lessons that can be explored from a simple two-sentence poem. Choose a few of these ideas and enjoy a...