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Exploring Text Structure with 5th Grade

Determining text structure is a great comprehension strategy! Figuring out how information in a text is organized can help you understand it–because you’ll think not just about the ideas, but also the relationships between them.

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reading Between the Lines: A special presentation from the UGA Marine Extension Service and the Georgia Sea Grant

How do our actions on land affect animal life in the sea? Last week, our 3rd and 5th grade students learned just how much of an impact their choices can … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

1st grade science: Using picture books and interactive graphic organizers to study seasons, weather, and water

Our 1st grade students have been hard at work in science lately! They have been learning all about the four seasons, changes in weather, and the water cycle. To reinforce … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

3rd grade science: Using picture books and online interactives to learn about rocks and fossils

Our 3rd grade students have been learning a TON lately about geology and paleontology. In their classrooms, they’ve been…reading about rocks, soil, and fossils…collecting rocks and minerals…learning about the Mohs … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 1 Comment


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