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      The Ratsos Make Reading Not So Tough

      How do you hook a rambunctious, hijinks-loving student onto reading? Second grade teacher Jana Pierce from...

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      Culturally Responsive to Students’ Needs

      Second grade can be tough—especially when it comes to writing!

      That’s why Taquisia Jones...

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      Stories That Nurture Literacy

      Gertrude Chandler Warner believed in the power of stories to motivate and encourage literacy...

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      Growing Farms and Readers

      What’s a good way to create a lesson on farming and the plant life cycle? At Desert Oasis Elementary in Phoenix...

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      Full of Suspense and a Little Bit of Humor

      Every time Melissa Pelkowski’s fifth graders think they’ve cracked the case…Ellen Raskin sends another twist...

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      Friendships That Will Last a Lifetime

      Looking for a fun read-aloud that your class is sure to love? Perfecto Pet Show—the second book in the Bobs and Tweets...

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