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Linking Morning Message, Poetry, and Word Learning

In this video, second graders start off their morning by reading a message out loud. Linda Karamatic has included a challenging word to discuss meaning. Students also share out what they are thinking about and how they are using words from their “Words, Words, Words” board.

Sticky Notes to Determine Importance

Beth Lawson confers with a third grader about her book about Blues singers. The student is keeping track of important ideas on sticky notes and has quite a collection. Beth makes suggestions about ways to organize all the notes.

Listen In: Strategies for Using Nonfiction Texts in Writing

Heather confers with Alyssa and Sammi on how to use the nonfiction mentor texts as supports for their literary nonfiction writing without copying. The girls are introduced to four steps that they rehearse together during the conference