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Teaching Culture Hanukkah Pin

Teaching Culture: Hanukkah

Teaching about Hanukkah Did you know that over 39% of the Jewish world population lives in the United States? Even though 5,700,000 Jewish people live in America, many people don’t know basic facts about Hanukkah. With the holiday starting Sunday, December 22nd this year, I figured now is the perfect time to break down some of the basics of this Jewish holiday and share some helpful resources for teaching about

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Easy Tips for Teaching About Veterans Day

Veterans Day in the Classroom While I hate to admit this, I never paid much attention to the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day until I became a teacher. Veterans Day, which is November 11 every year, is a national holiday reserved to celebrate all U.S. Military Veterans. (Memorial Day, on the other hand, is to honor those who passed away serving in an American war.) Teaching about Veterans

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How to Use Exit Tickets

How to Improve Instruction using Exit Tickets

Implementing Reading Exit Tickets for Quick Assessment Using exit tickets is an easy and effective way to understand more about your students and your instruction.  When used as an assessment tool, exit tickets provide teachers with valuable data about how well each student understands the skill they are learning. I love using exit tickets for assessment because they are easy and effective. Easy: Exit tickets are very short, so students

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How to Teach Ask & Answer Questions in Nonfiction

My Method for Teaching RI.2.1 & RI.3.1 – Nonfiction Ask & Answer Questions Skills Asking and answering questions in nonfiction is a core skill for 2nd grade and 3rd grade reading comprehension. Because these skills help students learn how to understand what they are reading, teaching these skills comprehensively is an important foundation for creating strong readers. I am sharing this teaching method because it was very successful in my

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Teaching Culture Hanukkah Pin

Teaching Culture: Hanukkah

Teaching about Hanukkah Did you know that over 39% of the Jewish world population lives in the United States? Even though 5,700,000 Jewish people live in America, many people don’t know basic facts about Hanukkah. With the holiday starting Sunday, December 22nd this year, I figured now is the perfect time to break down some of the basics of this Jewish holiday and share some helpful resources for teaching about

read more »
Image of solder in fatigues holding a young boy that we can assume is his child, who is holding an american flag.

Easy Tips for Teaching About Veterans Day

Veterans Day in the Classroom While I hate to admit this, I never paid much attention to the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day until I became a teacher. Veterans Day, which is November 11 every year, is a national holiday reserved to celebrate all U.S. Military Veterans. (Memorial Day, on the other hand, is to honor those who passed away serving in an American war.) Teaching about Veterans

read more »
How to Use Exit Tickets

How to Improve Instruction using Exit Tickets

Implementing Reading Exit Tickets for Quick Assessment Using exit tickets is an easy and effective way to understand more about your students and your instruction.  When used as an assessment tool, exit tickets provide teachers with valuable data about how well each student understands the skill they are learning. I love using exit tickets for assessment because they are easy and effective. Easy: Exit tickets are very short, so students

read more »
Tips for Teaching Questions in Nonfiction pin showing teacher with two students

How to Teach Ask & Answer Questions in Nonfiction

My Method for Teaching RI.2.1 & RI.3.1 – Nonfiction Ask & Answer Questions Skills Asking and answering questions in nonfiction is a core skill for 2nd grade and 3rd grade reading comprehension. Because these skills help students learn how to understand what they are reading, teaching these skills comprehensively is an important foundation for creating strong readers. I am sharing this teaching method because it was very successful in my

read more »
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