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Assignment Books
Ms. Frey has a great tip for tracking student work and keeping in close contact with parents. Read about her "Assignment Books" to see of her advice can help you!
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Beginning of Class Behavior
Getting talkative classes to calm down when class starts can be a major chore. Ms. Lindsay has a unique tip that keeps her class quiet - and creative. Read about it here!
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Color Coding Journals
Ms. Barry uses the colors of the rainbow to organize her students’ journals and to structure how she collects, responds to, and grades them.
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Improving Literacy
One of our school-wide goals last year (we are a middle school of grades 6, 7, and 8) was to improve reading scores. We had 13-year-old students who were reading at the second and third grade levels; ...
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Journaling
Once a week each of Ms. Gronau's students writes to her in their dialogue journals. It promotes writing for a purpose and sometimes is therapeutic for them. Read more about her tip to see if you can make it work for you!
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Journaling about Bear
Ms. Thomas created a 'sleepover adventure' with a stuffed bear to introduce and encourage her students to the journaling. See how it brings her class such enjoyment but also reinforces writing, reading, and oral sharing.
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Kindergarten Journaling
Kindergarten journal writing can be a challenge! To stimulate both interest and writing skills, I have my students build the structure of their own design during center time. Then I have them draw the...
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Love-Hate Journaling
This retired teacher always had a love-hate relationship with student journals. They were time consuming but valuable teaching tools. With a list of imaginative writing prompts, she made the most out of them.
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Morning Journaling - High School
Every day as students come into the room, they immediately attend to writing a journal entry that is on the overhead projector. One student in each class has the responsibility of distributing and col...
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Morning Journaling - Kindergarten
I manage the morning rush of information by having my students do their journals first thing in the morning, after signing in. This works really well, we always have time for journaling, and are never...
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