[MOSAIC] help! 13 years in gr.1/2 now gr. 5!
lszyska at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 22 22:49:35 EDT 2007
The Real Writing Teachers listserv is a great
All the teachers there are very helpful.
--- Kimberly Stapert <kim_stapert at sbcglobal.net>
> I hope this is an appropriate use of the listserv...
> Well, I just found out I'll be teaching grade 5 and
> school starts 2
> weeks from yesterday. What are some of your #1 most
> practical teacher
> resources that can be directly implemented without
> too much theory (I'm
> strong on theory). I have a strong literacy
> background and train
> others in literacy, but now I need some specific
> information to get
> going. I know this listserv is mostly dedicated to
> reading/comprehension, but I'd value input on a
> writing resources as
> well. There is no set curriculum tool or teacher's
> manual for reading
> or writing in our district. What we have is a list
> of benchmarks and
> GLCE. How we accomplish those benchmarks is up to
> us. Feel free to
> email me off list. We do Words Their Way and I feel
> implementing that.
> If anyone has a list of novel studies or any study
> guides to accompany
> them, please email me off list too.
> I have and am very familiar with the following for
> upper el (don't need
> all those good ones for lower el anymore!):
> Guiding Readers and Writers (Fountas/Pinnell)
> Still Learning to Read (Sibberson/Szymusiak)
> Beyond Leveled Readers (Sibberson/Szymusiak)
> 7 Keys...(Hutchins)
> Craft Lessons - both fiction/nonfiction (Fletcher)
> Writer's Workshop (Fletcher)
> Reviser's Toolbox (Lane)
> Any other helps?
> Kim/5th (YIKES!!!!!!)
> p.s. No science teacher's manual or social studies
> either, but that's
> another story another day...
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