Balanced Literacy

  • Overview:

    • Balanced Literacy is an approach to Language Arts education.
    • It is student centered and based on student need.
    • Students work in different literacy centers (Daily 5) while the teacher differentiates instruction to a small group of students.
    • Students read everyday to build their stamina.


Writer's Workshop

  • The workshop consists of the following:

    1. A mini-lesson (based on student need and Common Core Standards)
    2. Independent writing time to build their writing stamina
    3. Learn about the writing process
    4. Students write everyday and celebrate their work!