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The Daily Five Framework in Action: How I Set Up My Work on Writing Station

I receive so many questions about how to implement the Daily 5 Framework in the classroom. (The Daily 5 Framework is a wonderful way to structure a literacy block in the classroom created by the Sisters, Joan Moser and Gail Boushay.) I’m a big fan of this approach. As I have developed it over the past seven years I have seen so much more true, differentiated learning happening in my classroom. I want you to see it in action! In…

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The Low-Down on Daily 5 – Video Series!

  Hi Friends.. Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I am so excited that you have stopped in to catch my Low-Down on Daily 5 Video Series.  I am super excited to show you what my kiddos do each day during their rotations.  Each week I am going to be posting another video on the Low-Down on Daily 5 Video Series.  My videos will focus on my Work on Writing Station, my Word Work Station, my Listen to Reading…

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Reading, Math & More…Oh My!

  Hi Friends!  Hope you are all well!  Confession time… I’m a BAD BLOGGER!  well… I guess you already know that already if you follow me :).  I’m sorry!  Between teaching, motherhood, wifehood, creating new resources, and cooking dinner… Ugh… There just isn’t enough time in the day for blogging 🙁 Sooooo…. I think I have come up with a solution!  I am going to try to create a monthly blog post about upcoming units that I will be teaching…

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Ipods in the Classroom for Listen to Reading

Hi Friends….  Welcome to the next…. Isn’t this FUN!!!  I absolutely LOVE these Bright Idea Blog Hops.  I have learned sooooooo much from the last two hops! Today I just wanted to share with you how I organized my Listen to Reading Station in my classroom during our Daily 5 Rotations.   I have been teaching second grade for 21 years so I have a HUGE..did I say HUGE…collection of books on cassette tapes.  I’m not sure if you have…

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Word Work..Plus Some Freebies :)

In my last post, I posted some activities, thoughts, and pictures about my Word Work Centers during my Daily 5 Rotations.  I made a new product for my TPT store for 5 Word Work Activities…..you can check it out here… Here are a few freebies that I use in my Word Work Center… Work Work Recording Sheet Alphabet Cube Game Word Work Recording Sheet 2 Stamp a Word Word Work Recording Sheet Jumbo Stamps I put some of my older alphabet…

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Daily 5….Word Work!

Daily 5…..Word Work We have been working very hard in class to get our Daily 5 centers running smoothly.  Things have been going very well, especially with my Word Work Center.  I am so happy that it is up and running and the students LOVE going to it!  I created 10 Word Work stations that can be used over and over again throughout the year.  Most of the word work revolves around our spelling words, high frequency words, and amazing…

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Daily 5…..Oh Yeah!!!

Hi everyone… I thought I would chat a little bit about Daily 5 in my classroom.  This is the first year that I have implemented it and it is finally going great!  The beginning of the year so was unbelievably overwhelming this year. A brand-new math program, the second year of our reading program Reading Street, and the CCSS and SLO’s..OH MY!! And with all of this I decided to add Daily 5 into the mix…I know…I realize it now…

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