Month: November 2012

Keeping middle school students engaged during reading can be challenging. This blog post provides several suggestions on how to increase engagement during guided reading from the 2 Peas and Dog blog.

Middle School Guided Reading

Middle school guided reading does not have to be a struggle. A challenge teachers face when working with middle school students during guided reading is ensuring the material meets their interests and reading levels. I have been on the lookout for really good middle school guided reading ideas.    Middle

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Making Real Connections – the real deal

Getting students to move beyond literal reading comprehension can sometimes be a challenge. Our next major literacy focus in my classroom is Making Connections. We are moving beyond text-self connections (boy in book has a dog, I have a dog as well) to the other three types of connections text-text,

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