Close Reading

Today I started Day one of our “Close reading” lessons. Students listened to “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber and wrote down what they thought the song was about. Then they read the lyrics to the song in small groups to see if they gained any new information about the lyrics that they missed during the listening […]

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Making Inferences

Today we discussed making inferences and use One for the Murphys as our mentor text. Below you will see the anchor chart we will be utilizing in class. Tonight’s homework is focused on making inferences about Julie Murphy, Karley’s mother, from One for the Murphys.

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Global Read Aloud!!!

The Global Read Aloud starts tomorrow. As I’ve mentioned, we are reading “One for the Murphys” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Please click the link on our Shelfari for a summary. I’d HIGHLY suggest reading the book at home for pleasure. It’s an amazing story! We are going to be connecting with a class in San […]

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