Let your hand embroidery speak for you! Learn how to stitch letters in four decorative ways. https://www.craftsy.com/blog/2016/05/how-to-embroider-letters/?cr_linkid=Pinterest_Embroidery_OP_BLOG_BlogRefer&cr_maid=90004®MessageId=29&cr_source=Pinterest&cr_medium=Social%20Engagement
Accountable Talk Bubbles for Literacy & Problem Solving - Student led conversations accountable to the learning content or text is the heart of accountable talk. Accountable talk can be taught and used in any grade level or subject area. The talk bubbles are simply a visual reminder of how people respectfully share opinions, ideas, and thoughts.
One of the shifts of the common core is "Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational." Is it always warranted that a student cite using MLA format? No. Teaching students how to informally cite text to support what is explicitly stated and to support inferences is very important as they analyze texts for multiple purposes.