To make it a little easier for you, the I am using the same format with the packets I'm revising that I used with my "Documenting Common Core Standards" packet. As I update my packet with CCSS, I will post them here to notify you. So, bookmark this page and check back from time to time.
The first packet I'm updating is Literature Circles. I thought this would be a good place to start because the lessons can be used with different books on different reading levels. The lesson packets I've finished so far are:
On March 28, I began a series called "3 Cheers".
Please read that post before you read the next part of this post.
One of the specialist of our V.R. (virtual reality) faculty is Jayne @ ABCs of Reading. It is easy to see Jayne's love of reading when you visit her blog. Her blog is devoted to integrating the arts with books to teach reading comprehension. Jayne has a passion for education which is evident in her teaching experience. She has taught grades preschool - 3rd grade and was also a senior editor for The Mailbox magazine. With spring in the air, you'll want to take a closer look at her garden unit. It is geared to K/1 and is called Thinking about Gardens: Primary Thinking Maps and Writing Frames.
Our center specialist lives in North Carolina and has experience teaching fifth and second grade. Tonya @ Super Second Graders enjoys teaching through the use of centers. In her free time, Tonya loves to make jewelry and is also a scrapbook fanatic like Hojo. Tonya's current best seller is called Building a Story. If you are looking for some new center ideas, you can visit her store by clicking here: TONYA DYE