I've was looking up trout informaion for my informational reading (which will be featured soon). You might want to look up my trout Web-Quest which I have already blogged about.
Bloggerific has a creative set up with some great resources. I have known about RACE, but had lost track of it. Visit her site by clicking on the RACE pic to see what else is posted.
Bullying has become a huge issue. Most often kids don't realize that they are being mean and bullying. I'm always on the lookout for a good resource. Here is a set of free posters.
I ablsolutely love the combination of Literature Circle and Respect that Crafting Connections created from a project of her second grader.
I want to start literature circles, but have always been afraid of them. Well, this year I am going to do it. I'll begin by posting this anchor chart first.
I had planned for the Literature Circle/Respect anchor chart to be my last tip, but then I discovered
I found some more anchor charts on BuzzFeed, that I believe need a second look. For example, I just completed my first close reading story with my new class. I know the students all did close ready last year, so I want to know if they understand the reasoning behind read a text or passage more than once, so the first anchor chart has students marking off what they covered and why.