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4 Steps to Successfully Teach Compare and Contrast

Are you looking for a fun, engaging way to teach your students to compare and contrast? This can be one of the most difficult, yet powerful topics to discuss in any classroom. Understanding how items are similar and different is essential for student success. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative

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Take your teaching frombasic to bold! Start infusing fun into learning.Get games delivered to your inbox! The disengaged classroom is an ineffective one. Create learning experiences that are  engaging!  effective!  enjoyable! Leave your students begging for more! Learn new strategies Add fresh fun Teach with Quality Resources Hi, I’m Molly!

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Activities and Books for Teaching Fact and Opinion

Facts and Opinions I love having activities and books for teaching fact and opinions prepared and ready to teach! In this post, I’m sharing with you how I teach facts and opinions using mini-lessons and mentor texts. Out of all of the comprehension skills, I have found that teaching facts

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How to Teach Author’s Purpose in a Fun and Engaging Way

Are you struggling to get your students interested in author’s purpose? Teaching this important concept can sometimes be dull or perplexing. But fear not! There are plenty of exciting and enjoyable methods to teach author’s purpose that will capture your students’ attention. In this blog post, we’ll explore ways to

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10 Ideas for February in the 2nd Grade Classroom

Get ready for a refreshing February! Sure, it may be chilly here in Pennsylvania, but there’s so much to love about this month. #Januaryistheworst We’ve got an exciting lineup of themes and skills for our 2nd graders to dive into. Need some classroom inspiration? Here are 10 awesome ideas for

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How to Teach Story Elements using Mentor Texts

The first comprehension skill for the school year I teach is how to identify story elements. I love using Mentor Texts to support my shared reading lessons. I pick this skill for a few reasons; but, primarily because in order to effectively retell or summarize a fiction story, students need

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Sequencing Events Activities and Mentor Texts

Here’s a common scenario: You have a class full of many fluent readers. Their accuracy is strong. But, they struggle with comprehension. Whether it’s an oral retelling or a written response, we need to engage students by using comprehension strategies, such as sequencing events, in a variety of ways so

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