Explore Bell-Ringer Options

Explore Bell-Ringer Options

Explore Bell-Ringer Options Mar 1, 2019 | [Reading] Many ELA classes begin with a bell-ringer task–a short exercise students complete in the first 3-5 minutes while the teacher takes care of attendance and other things. Journaling is a typical bell-work...
Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages

Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages

Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages Apr 16, 2018 | [Reading] After teaching a new concept, it’s necessary to assess students’ overall understanding and comprehension. When the instruction includes a heavy dose of new vocabulary, a cloze strategy works...
Incorporate Answer of the Day

Incorporate Answer of the Day

Here’s a great strategy that Linda Settlemyr from South Adams Elementary (Berne, IN) is utilizing based on a poster she purchased from Really Good Stuff. The board is no longer available, but you could implement the strategy without it. Several times a week, she...