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My Slice: A Day of Wild Reading

My Slice: A Day of Wild Reading | Book Love | Scoop.it
First I must confess - my district doesn't go back till the 13th of January, so I'm still getting ready to go back. I love how the first day back from break can be like a second first day of school...
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There's a Book for That

There's a Book for That | Book Love | Scoop.it
Where book love and primary classroom hilarity are shared
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Love Carrie Gelson's blog - it is so much fun to read about new titles!
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Let's Read This Summer!

Let's Read This Summer! | Book Love | Scoop.it
The Literacy Team at Biddeford Intermediate School knows that the more we all talk about books with our students and share our own...
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Great idea for creating a reading community by sharing summer reading!

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McClennen's Close Reading Guide

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What, exactly, is close reading of the text?

What, exactly, is close reading of the text? | Book Love | Scoop.it
Readers of the blog no doubt know that the title of this post refers to the general discussions taking place nationally around the ELA Common Core Standards – especially, in light of the firm words...
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Close Reading and the Common Core

Close Reading and the Common Core | Book Love | Scoop.it
The evolving perspectives on "close reading" and its place within the common core have started to yield a wide variety of different perspectives and a set of excellent resources. The set of resou...
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Styling Librarian: Children books with Multiple Points of View

Styling Librarian: Children books with Multiple Points of View | Book Love | Scoop.it
I was sitting and thinking about how I've enjoyed many books recently from different points of view. Sometimes these books are challenging for students to read and follow. What is your strategy for...
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What a great way to teach perspective!

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Great Kid Books: Frogs for middle grade readers! The Common Core IRL

Great Kid Books: Frogs for middle grade readers! The Common Core IRL | Book Love | Scoop.it
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The first in a series of posts by some of my favorite book folks. They are taking nonfiction topics and laddering them - great ideas!

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The BEST "T" title!

The BEST "T" title! | Book Love | Scoop.it
As I have traveled through the "T" section of The Merry Media Center, I have learned about several wonderful titles.  There was one title that was much more captivating for my students than ANY of ...
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Celebrate Science: Behind the Books: A Whole New Nonfiction Family Tree

Celebrate Science: Behind the Books: A Whole New Nonfiction Family Tree | Book Love | Scoop.it
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Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers

Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers | Book Love | Scoop.it
Adults forget all that they do while reading. We are predicting, making connections, contextualizing, critiquing, and already plotting how we might use any new insights or information. Yep, we do

Via Darren Burris
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Van Meter Library Voice: The 4th Graders Learned About Edcanvas and Got Excited About Summer Reading

Van Meter Library Voice: The 4th Graders Learned About Edcanvas and Got Excited About Summer Reading | Book Love | Scoop.it
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Really cool!

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Juvenile Series and Sequels | mymcpl.org - Mid-Continent Public Library

Juvenile Series and Sequels | mymcpl.org - Mid-Continent Public Library | Book Love | Scoop.it
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Always looking for an easy place to find out about series. Here it is!

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Librarian's Quest: Buzzing Up The Best

Librarian's Quest: Buzzing Up The Best | Book Love | Scoop.it
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ASCD Express 8.19 - Reading Like a Leader

ASCD Express 8.19 - Reading Like a Leader | Book Love | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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A great example of how admin can help bring learning to their school community.

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Caroline by line

A blog about writing, reading, and the publication process with a special emphasis on children's literature to be used in the classroom.
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I always love learning more about anything Donalyn Miller, The Book Whisperer, will tell us about reading.

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Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:Closing in on Close Reading

Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:Closing in on Close Reading | Book Love | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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On close reading, part 2

On close reading, part 2 | Book Love | Scoop.it
What is close reading? As I said in my previous blog post, whatever it is, it differs from a personal response to the text. But let's now read a bit more closely on close reading to determine what ...
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Middle School ELA Curriculum Video: Close Reading of a Text: MLK “Letter from Birmingham Jail” | EngageNY

Middle School ELA Curriculum Video: Close Reading of a Text: MLK “Letter from Birmingham Jail” | EngageNY | Book Love | Scoop.it
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Styling Librarian: #IMWAYR What are you reading? #TitleTalk

Styling Librarian: #IMWAYR What are you reading? #TitleTalk | Book Love | Scoop.it
Thanks to: TeachMentorTexts for the inspiration! Thanks to Jen and Kellee for the meme!  Some reading weeks I feel really lucky. Lucky to have time to read. Lucky to encounter a new author. Lucky t...
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Celebrate Science: Having Fun with Common Core: The Power of Visuals

Celebrate Science: Having Fun with Common Core: The Power of Visuals | Book Love | Scoop.it
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Nonfiction titles

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Welcome to my Tweendom: Real Life Tween Reader

Welcome to my Tweendom: Real Life Tween Reader | Book Love | Scoop.it
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Books for those Tweens!

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literary nonfiction

literary nonfiction | Book Love | Scoop.it
A type of prose that employs the literary techniques usually associated with fiction or poetry to report on persons, places, and events in the real world.
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Helps me to understand this new "genre" and define it.

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Search Results read across america « Used Books in Class

Search Results read across america « Used Books in Class | Book Love | Scoop.it
Used books in grades 7-12 to improve reading
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Love the idea of teachers and admin sharing their reading with students and staff. What a conversation!

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20 Outstanding Nonfiction Books | Core Essentials | School Library Journal

20 Outstanding Nonfiction Books | Core Essentials | School Library Journal | Book Love | Scoop.it
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These are some terrific ideas to get us thinking about great books that are available to support Common Core!

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