Anticipation Guide

PreReading  an important aspect of content literacy.  But many teachers do not take the time to build schema before they require their students to read.

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Diamante Poem

I absolutely love using poetry in Social Studies! It is a great way to integrate language arts skills when you are pressed for time. Use

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Chalk Talk

Chalk Talk is a great way to wrap up a lesson – and what I love best is that it requires very little prep!  

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Alpha Boxes

Alpha Boxes are one of my favorite Social Studies strategies due to it’s versatility. You can use Alpha Boxes a previewing strategy – what do

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Word Walls

Hello 2015! I am ready to expand my horizons and learn new things! Starting a blog today. My first topic will be on Word Walls.

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