You Are the Expert
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Students, in groups, create PowerPoint tutorials on new vocabulary words. They define, illustrate and present their words to the class. They take an online vocabulary quiz.
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Reading Closely for Textual Details: "The Wolf You Feed"
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I.C.E. - Cite Sources Like a Pro
Here is a fantastic poster that you can easily and frequently reference in your class whenever you are asking your young writers to cite their sources. Using the acronym ICE, learners are reminded to introduce, cite, and explain their...
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501 Writing Prompts
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