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Laura McShane Mar 13, 2017

Mar 13, 2017

Requiem for the Living

Lent is a shortened form of the Old English word len(c)ten, meaning "spring season." Lent 2017 is observed from March 1 [Ash Wednesday] through April 15 [Holy Saturday], with Easter celebrated, Sunday, April 16. In Christian denominations, it is a ...

Phillips Family Oct 6, 2013

Oct 6, 2013

Wonders to Use With Writing Workshop

Below are Wonders from Wonderopolis that will support different kinds of writing you may do in your classroom.  Some of the Wonders could be used as a mentor text for writing that kind of piece, others help explain a particular kind of writing, and ...

Phillips Family Aug 8, 2013

Aug 8, 2013

Wonders and Books About Reading and Books

August 9th is Book Lover's Day.  Below are reading and book related Wonders at Wonderopolis and my ten favorite picture books about reading and books.  These would be great to share with students during reading workshop throughout the year.#44 ...

Edwards Family Jun 5, 2013

Jun 5, 2013

Integrate or Infuse?

 What do you think of when you hear the word integration?What do you think of when you hear the word infusion? With integration, I think of finding way to fit two of more things together ....When I hear people talk about technology ...

Caplin Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

Poetry Friday is Integration!

 I am sad to say last week we did not celebrate Poetry Friday!  I had to make a choice because of giving diagnostics which was not a choice.  So I chose not to do Poetry Friday, and I am pleased to announce that three students voiced their ...

Caplin Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

How to Integrate Wonderopolis into Reading Workshop

During the start of the school year, I always try to allow time for my students to start WONDERing during Reading Workshop. These are my Top Five ways to weave wonder into workshop.#1  Our first week was spent exploring the website and discussing ...

Phillips Family Oct 18, 2012

Oct 18, 2012

Using Wonderopolis to Help Teach Graphing

In second grade, graphing is a math unit we get to later in the school year.  I've chosen to use two Wonders of the Day as a way to introduce, give students a foundation of data collection and graphing, and as a natural tie-in to our morning use ...

Phillips Family Sep 13, 2012

Sep 13, 2012

Wonders to Use Throughout the Year

On Friday, I was talking with a colleague who is planning on using Wonderopolis in her classroom on a daily basis for the first time this year.  I was sharing some Wonders with her that I thought would be useful to use during the school year.  I ...