Conquering Difficult ELA Standards: Author's Structure
It’s always a little disconcerting when your students aren’t understanding an objective you feel you’ve taught. It’s even more frustrating when materials to support that Common Core State Standard don’t seem to exist in read-to-use format anywhere. This is the case with our objective on writing structure in third grade. After a week of getting nowhere, I wrote some paragraphs, armed my kids with highlighters, and broke out the trusted flip book template for a lesson that finally connected.