“Let It Go” Close Reading

I have had  amazing opportunities helping teachers figure out close reading procedures to implement in their classrooms. The students have loved this lesson using the lyrics of the Disney song Let it Go! Last year I wrote a post titled Close Reading: Am I Getting Close. Over the course of the year I have refined […]

What Song Takes You Back?

Yesterday the warm temperatures in Iowa caused me to dream about spring. Today I am freezing! If you don’t like the weather in Iowa, just wait a few minutes and it is likely to change! The sunny, almost spring day, prompted me to have the car washed inside and out. It was time to remove […]