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evanpalmercomics:Lazy Sunday witch flipping through some old tomes. I think October is going to be a month of “spooky” gifs for me because I need to do more animation. I need a witch hat.

If you're like me, you were extraordinarily moved by the "I wish my teacher knew..." movement and hashtag on Twitter. Thanks to Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz, many of us have begun to discover things that our students want us to know but have not before shared with us.I created this writing center addition based upon Kyle Schwartz's original lesson; I take no credit for her idea, hashtags, or anything else -- that was all that amazing teacher's gift to our teaching community.

Thanks to Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz, many of us have begun to discover things that our students want us to know but have not before shared with us.

school library displays pictures | It's a Mystery! | Fun in the School Library | Scoop.it

Mystery Book Characters bulletin board silhouettes [image only] Pinner says: "I think it would be amazing to add a mini-book report element to this. Where did their story happen? What problem did this mystery character have? How was it solved?

Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies. This project is so simple, and you can do it with any novel. This example is for Where the Red Fern Grows. This could be modified for use with Golden Sowers - summarize each book, etc.

Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies - all you need is a file folder and folded pieces of construction paper! Students summarize each chapter on a "matchbook" foldable and, when they finish reading the books, they put together the folder.

See how Ross Cooper, Supervisor of Instructional Practice K-12 in Salisbury Township School District, implemented (Almost) Paperless Literature Circles in his classroom with Schoology: http://t.sch.gy/VUVYd via Edutopia. Learn more about Schoology: http://t.sch.gy/TAv8K

Almost Paperless Lit Circles: By giving students jobs like Passage Picker, Psychologist, and Wonderer within their literature circles, you can foster critical thinking in a clearly defined collaborative environment.