Category Archives: Language Arts

4A Illustrated Poems

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Posted in Google, Student Explemars, Writing

Poems Using WeVideo

Previously I mentioned that the 4th grade students were creating poems and I helped the illustrate their creations using Google Draw (Poems + Google Draw). We are really advocating that students create their own work form the combination of words … Continue reading

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Poem + Google Draw

Students in 4th grade are learning about poems and how to illustrate their work. I was fortunate enough to work in one of the 4th grade classes today. The students had written their first poem during writing class and I … Continue reading

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Newbery Book Challenge, 2017

Students in grades 4 and 5 participated in a Newbery Book Challenge. They were encouraged to read as many books as they could and then competed in a challenge to see who could answer the most questions. This was a … Continue reading

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Informational Text Projects

Melinda from Tech4Learning, one of my favorite sites, recommended this article, Build Thinking Skills with Informational Text Projects, from Elizabeth Allen a Michigan educator and media specialist. The Common Core Standards for English Language Arts include a strong focus on Informational … Continue reading

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Figurative Language Projects

Use these classroom stories and lesson plans as inspiration for figurative language projects with your students. Lesson: Personification stories Lesson: Amazing Animal Alliterations Lesson: Symbolism Bookmarks

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4th Grade Stories

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