Common Core Resources to Share

If you like these resources, check out our Shop at www.literacysolutions.net and go to the CCSS-Alignments folder to purchase materials that the teaching with a Common Core-aligned curriculum in K-12 classrooms. Materials can be purchased for as little as $3.95 per folder. Share some Common Core resources you have found useful in implementing for the…

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Close Reading Resources

If you like these resources, check out our Shop at www.literacysolutions.net and go to the Close Reading folders for K-12 and to purchase materials that support effective close reading practices in K-5 and 6-12 classrooms. Materials can be purchased for as little as $3.95 per folder. Let’s share and blog about the close reading resources…

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Formative Assessment Resources

If you like these resources, check out our Shop at www.literacysolutions.net and go to the Assessment folder to purchase materials that support formative assessments. Materials can be purchased for as little as $3.95 per folder. Let’s pool and share a resource that helps us use formative assessment successfully, and discuss its application in this blog.…

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Why Critical Literacy? Because Literacy Is Critical!

Why Critical Literacy?  Because Literacy Is Critical! When students work collaboratively as peers to form and refine ideas, they’re applying critical literacy.  Whether it’s via social media, in-person, or through writing, they’re operating several levels above the mainstream of think, look, and answer.  When they construct meaningful questions, analyze and question content, apply real-world scenarios…

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Out With The Old and In With The New

Out With The Old And In With The New! Susan Ruckdeschel, MS Ed. In Who Moved My Cheese? by authors Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard, characters Hem and Haw each deal with change differently. One of course is successful, the other not as successful.  Aside from a life-changing circumstance they each faced, they had one…

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