Tag Archives: 3rd

Supplements for the Close Reading Exemplar: President’s Message

Cheralyn Faber, a 3rd grade teacher in the Moraga School District, created several supplements to go with the close reading exemplar, The President’s Message. Cheralyn has generously shared the materials and you can find them in the links below. Graphic … Continue reading

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Nevada CRT Practice on Edmodo

If you have been looking for the Standard of the Week resource, you can find it on Edmodo using code krdoxd. (New Edmodo users can access it using these directions.) Please note, the resource is matched to parts of the … Continue reading

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Exemplar Tab Added

In an effort to make it easier for visitors to find the close reading exemplars we’ve been using, you can now find them in the page’s frame. Simply click on exemplar (here) or in the frame above to see what … Continue reading

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Close Reading Exemplar “Whatif”

Linked here is a draft of a close reading exemplar of Shel Silverstein’s poem “Whatif.” This is likely a 3rd grade exemplar although we are hoping that readers of this blog will pilot the exemplar and let us know where … Continue reading

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