The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

February 17, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Common Core Reading and Writing – Ways to Support Students and a Free Sampler of Common Core Lessons!

Research shows that reading and writing are interconnected and interdependent, and that a child’s literacy development is dependent upon the integration of both. The Common Core State Standards further emphasize vocabulary knowledge, close reading, and text-based writing as ways to … Continue reading

February 28, 2014
by Evan-Moor
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Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and Read Across America Day

The celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday kicks off the annual Read Across America Day in March. As a mother, I enjoy reading with my children and have many fond memories of Dr. Seuss stories in my children’s lives. It wasn’t that long … Continue reading