The focus of this week’s Big Fresh is Word Work. Mandy Robek joins the podcast.
Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the March 26, 2021 issue here.
00:00 Lead Essay
03:30 New Content
06:19 Mandy Robek Interview
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Many moons ago I, Ruth Ayres, wrote this article to inspire others to develop the habit of writing on a regular basis by taking a bite out of the Slice of Life Story Challenge. It is a reflection on the things I learned from writing alongside a global community.
Cathy Mere shares tried-and-true strategies for word learning with struggling young learners. (Article first published in 2016.)
Follow along with the conclusion of March Book Madness hosted by Tony Keefer and Scott Jones. Grab a bracket, pull the books into a basket, and you’re ready for your class to join in this global event.
Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Bitsy Parks selected the picture book Little Brown by Marla Frazee for our March read. Click on the link to hear a book talk by Bitsy and to download the printable bookmarks. Join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub.