The Daily Five

Reinforcing Daily Five Procedures and Expectations

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During the 2008-2009 school year, I began using The Sisters’ (Gail Boushey and Joan Moser) process of teaching balanced literacy to my fourth grade students: Daily Five Reading and Literacy CAFE. Periodically I will post information, videos, or examples of how I am implementing this balanced literacy structure. One the keys to success with Daily […]

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Read To Self: Great Books for Reluctant Readers

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During the 2008-2009 school year, I began using The Sisters’ (Gail Boushey and Joan Moser) process of teaching balanced literacy to my fourth grade students: Daily Five Reading and Literacy CAFE. Periodically I will post information, videos, or examples of how I am implementing this balanced literacy structure. Books for Reluctant and Struggling Readers When […]

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Word Work: Salt Dough Spelling

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During the 2008-2009 school year, I began using The Sisters’ (Gail Boushey and Joan Moser) process of teaching balanced literacy to my fourth grade students: Daily Five Reading and Literacy CAFE. Periodically I will post information, videos, or examples of how I am implementing this balanced literacy structure. Word Work One of the five components […]

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How To: Making Salt Dough

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I created a short video for teachers, students, and/or parents demonstrating how easy, quick, and inexpensive it is to make Salt Dough. Watch the video and learn how to make Salt Dough Salt Dough can be used for many learning activities:

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I PICK Good Fit Books

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During the 2008-2009 school year I began using The Sisters’ (Gail Boushey and Joan Moser) process of teaching balanced literacy to my fourth grade student: The Daily Five Reading and The Literacy CAFE. Good Fit Books One significant theme mentioned throughout Daily Five Reading and Literacy CAFE is teaching students to pick “good fit” books. […]

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Daily Five Reading and Literacy CAFE

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During the 2008-2009 school year I began using The Sisters’ (Gail Boushey and Joan Moser) process of teaching balanced literacy to my fourth grade students: Daily Five Reading and CAFE Literacy. Periodically I will post information, videos, or examples of how I am implementing this balanced literacy structure. Daily Five Reading and Literacy CAFE Daily […]

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