Linking up with Holly from Fourth Grade Flipper for Tried It Tuesday!
This Donors Choose project was created because of something I tried this year... I used the extended texts listed above as read-aloud studies this year, but with the rigor of the Common Core, students really need the books IN THEIR HANDS so they can refer to the text and provide evidence from the text.
Speaking of texts and standards...I found this chart on parcconline.org (which is who will be creating our STATE TEST aligned to Common Core)- I thought it was a really great overview of what the year should "look like:"
Hope to see you all tomorrow for Workshop Wednesday! We'll be sharing how we teach persuasive/opinion/argument writing!