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period vocabulary

Let's Bring Back: vocabulary, because I particularly like the term "fly boy" and "bees knees" has a certain ring to it. We used these phrases for a themed murder mystery party a few years ago. It was the cat's meow! For teaching Gatsby, maybe?

Writing in Plain Language - How to remove meaningless phrases - Writers Write

The KISS Principle, Keep It Stupid and Simple: Writing in Plain Language - How to remove meaningless phrases - Writers Write

Persuasive writing starting words that you will find easy to remember..

This is a sheet that contains persuasive sentence starters. Cut the sentence starters our and give to children to use while writing their persuasive sentence, or paragraph, depending on the grade level. You could use these to show how persuasive writing d

Differences between Inference and Prediction. Excellent to use when introducing inferences. Students can tell what they know about predictions, and then learn about how inferenceing is different.

Anchor chart-Making Inferences not Predictions. Great anchor chart to illustrate the difference between inferences-prediction. Have the students refer to it, and copy it their journals.

iHeartLiteracy: Reflective Questions for Responding to Common Core Texts

Great list of comprehension questions. Where is your thinking? Within the text? Beyond the text? About the text?