Monthly Archive: December 2014

reading fluency notebook third grade

How We Do Fluency in 3rd Grade

Here in third grade, we practice fluency daily with: -Word Lists -Phrase Lists -Passages/Running Records   My Mental Journey I have had a love-hate relationship with fluency. As a third grade teacher, my students...

Guided Reading Organization

Guided Reading Organization

I absolutely love reading about how other teachers organize for productivity. I learned many tips and tricks since I started blog-hopping that I don’t even know which of my ideas are original. But, that’s...

Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

I have been teaching third for four years (five if you count my graduate internship) and I have never explicitly taught historical fiction. Sure, I covered it as a part of genre, but that...