Digging Deeper Into Reading: Helpful Tips For Close Reading

Welcome to my blog! I’d like to chat about close reading today. The Common Core State Standards and PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) has brought close reading into the forefront of every teacher’s mind. You may be wondering: What is close reading?  How should you implement it in your classroom?  Is…


Five For Friday-November Edition (Choose my next blog topic!)

Five For Friday: November Edition   Happy Friday TRT/OG friends! Welcome to all my new followers too! After last night’s Halloween fun, I really needed a nap today(didn’t happen)! Each year I host my family and serve a huge crock pot of chili and homemade cornbread for dinner. Then we all go trick or treating in our neighborhood. There’s…