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Breaking Down the TEKS - Texas ELA Standards

Texas English Language Arts has a lot of important components to understand. In this blog post, I will be breaking down the meaning of...

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7 Chapter Book Series to Add to Your Upper Elementary Classroom Library

 

Are you looking for some new or popular chapter book series for your 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders? I have a few recommendations that I would...

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5 Literacy Center Activities for the Upper Elementary ELA Teacher

One of my favorite parts of teaching upper elementary ELA is seeing how students master vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension skills over the...

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End of Year Activity Ideas for Upper Elementary

The end of the school year can bring a lot of different feelings. For one thing, you are at the end of the tunnel, ready for a (much-deserved)...

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Is Grammar Instruction Dead? Why Grammar is More Important Than Ever Before

Grammar may not be taught in the way we learned it when we were young (sentence diagramming, anyone?), but it is still just as important,...

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