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New Reads for July
In order to bring you new and fun recreational reads, the Greenwood Library participates in a book leasing program through McNaughton. These titles are shelved on the small bookcases in the middle of the Atrium and are designated with green labels. You can browse the entire collection here and if you're interested in what's new, look out ... Continue reading →
Article Analysis
  Comments on Emily Hume and Colleen LeMay's posts.
Alternative Article Analysis
Article Analysis Comments were made on Susie Strong's and Shelley Heaney's articles.
Common Core State Standards Evaluation
I have heard about the Common Core State Standards for a while now, but had never actually looked into them. The standards are very easy to use and make it easy to compare two grades. I was a little bit surprised to see three different genres of writing as early as second grade. I think ... Continue reading →
VA SOL Evaluation
Second Grade I was surprised to see anything about persuasion in second grade. I didn’t think persuasion techniques were taught until at least fourth grade. I also thought their learning of phonemes with one-syllable words seemed below grade level. I knew they would be blending and segmenting, but I thought they would be doing so ... Continue reading →
6+1 Traits Evaluation
Article Assignment
WRITERING PARTNERS The new medication for the struggling writers When to use: To enhance peer-editing skills Free up teacher to circulate classroom Working with partners Need to run a successful workshop Directions: Pair students according to areas they struggle in and with students they will work well with. During independent writing time allow students to ... Continue reading →
6+1 Writing Traits