Taking a Bite Out of Education with a Shark Week Blog Hop

Have you ever noticed that most kids crave learning about things that are gross, edgy, or even scary?Well, we teachers know that for kids to love school, they need to be excited and engaged. They need us to find or make the resources that will make them want to know more. I am excited to be joining up with this team of bloggers to help make your students chomp at the bit for more.

Over the past year, I've been developing what I call partner scripts. These are two person reader's theater scripts basically that include before, during, and after activities to deepen comprehension and expand vocabulary and writing skills. Students incorporate Close Reading practices while building reading fluency as well.  After all, what kid minds rereading if there is a performance involved? So...grab your shark hats, snorkeling masks, and fins.  We're off for a reading adventure with my freebie, Something Sharkie This Way Comes.  It will cause a feeding frenzy with your second and third grade students. If you like the looks of these and want to see more, click [here] to follow my blog on Bloglovin. As I make new sets, I'll share them on my blog or Facebook page.

Free July 5th through July 12th only.
The next stop is with Julia at History in the Middle.  She is a middle school teacher in California. Hmmm...I wonder what she'll have to share with you??  Well, it's time to check it out, so swim on over to see. 
History from the Middle
Every blog in the Shark Week Blog Hop features a jawesome freebie for you and your students, but hurry, Shark Week only lasts until Sunday, July 12!  If you are just joining in, you can swim back to the beginning to catch the other posts using the linking below. You sure don't want to miss out on this curriculum "meal". Until next time, stay safe if you go in the water...
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  1. Carla,
    This partner script looks AWESOME! Thank you so much :)
    The Techie Teacher

    1. So happy you enjoy these, Julie. I love writing them, and I plan to do more this year!

  2. Super fun! You always create wonderful things! I think I can still make use of this in fifth grade next year- especially for building fluency and public speaking skills!
    The Meek Moose

    1. So glad you can use it. It may work well for ELL and SPED students in your classroom, especially.

  3. Your partner scripts make me so happy! I can definitely use this with my low readers in fifth grade. Each of your scripts is always a fun and engaging read that students enjoy! Thank you, Carla!

    Mrs O Knows

    1. This one may work for your SPED and ELL kids, Rachel. Otherwise, may be too low. Will try to write an upper elementary ocean one too down the road.

  4. I must've just missed it, so I put it on my wishlist. It looks great! This hop was fun! :)

  5. Okay, I am in love with "Day in the Life of a Shark." How fun! Thank you so much for joining us for this hop!



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