A Happy Learner

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Complex Sentences | Tips & Materials

Tackling complex sentences is a new adventure for me. I've often been one to "ignore" syntax for other goals, especially in the upper grades when reading comprehension, context clues, and higher order thinking has become so vitally (and very tangibly important). The...

Categories | Tips & Materials

If you've been keeping up with the blog over the last few weeks, you'll know that I've been writing about the language processing hierarchy. If you've forgotten, the language processing hierarchy looks something like this: and is directly related to our Common Core...