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Hi Roxane! You could certainly have your students continuing to practice missed words. If you have a way to manage it, it would definitely be helpful. I found, though, that if students are choosing words at the correct level of difficulty (advanced kids choosing harder words, struggling kids choosing easier words), they don't miss that many.
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They're handy, but I wouldn't say they're vital. Especially since our school started allowing payments for lunches on line. There isn't that much that needs to be securely transported.
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1. The House that Santa Built by Dianne de Las Casas W New for 2013, this is a Christmasy spin on that old favorite The House that Jack Built. The author tries hard to work in lots of sound words: creak, clap, stomp, squeak, etc. 2. The Little Red Elf... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Second Story Window
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#1 A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twleve Days of Christmas by Pat Mora W A secret amiga is bringing gifts for the twelve days of Christmas. There are pinatas and pastelitos and doce angelitos. #2 Hooray for Three Kings Day by Lori Marie Carlson WWW The author... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Second Story Window
Hi Mary! Redownload your file from TPT. It should be updated now.
Hi Sandy! I'm not sure exactly what you mean by reading comprehension pages. Are you referring to the 1 min. fluency stories? Those aren't included in this set. If you look at the top of the post you'll see a grid that breaks down what homework I do. Since I only send 3 of these home a week 100 is enough for me.
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Absolutely! Thanks June!
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That's very nice of you to say, Kate. Thanks!
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Thanks Patty!
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If you look back at the post you'll see a grid that shows the week's homework.
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Thanks Lori! I would, but I just don't know 1st graders or their core well enough to do for them.
Toggle Commented Jun 22, 2012 on 100 Days of Homework at Second Story Window
Thanks for the support Tresa! I wish I could offer this for 3rd grade, but I only have experience with 2nd graders.
Toggle Commented Jun 22, 2012 on 100 Days of Homework at Second Story Window
There are many parents who feel that a teacher isn't doing her job if she doesn't assign homework. There's no way to make everyone happy. The only thing I can do as a teacher is to figure out what I feel is best for my students based on current research and experience. I feel that the work I've created meets both goals.
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Hi Natalie! I'm glad this looks useful for your team. Our team binds it into a book so it's just all taken care of for the year. There's a cover in the pdf files if that's useful for you. I use this as review and informal assessment. I test the material covered in the morning work in other subject areas (time telling test, place value test, etc.). But I'm interested in hearing more about your DOL quizzes if you're willing to fill me in.
Thanks for your kinds words, Kate. Sorry the blog was being finicky for you! I'm so glad you like the morning work. I hope you find it useful.
Thanks for the question, Amy! We just do one a day. When they're done they put a crayon in to mark the page and put it to the side until we're ready to correct it as a class. Kids who are finished read from the tubs at their tables. I've seen another teacher who has the first 4 or 5 finishers show him their work and then, if they're correct, they get a special pen to go and check the work of their peers as they finish. I haven't tried it but it worked well in his class.
Thanks Joy! :)
Thanks for the love Kim! I hope you find it helpful in you classroom and thanks for passing on the info to other teachers!
Thanks so much ESheen! It means so much when other teachers see my work as worthwhile.
Thanks Kathryn! :)
Thanks for the question Laura. I just don't have the background experience in other grade levels to be able to pull this together for anything besides 2nd.
Thanks so much Emily! I'm glad you think so!
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