English & Language Arts

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  • Resources for Parents:
     

    Family Friendly Standards:

    http://www.scfriendlystandards.org 

     

    OverDrive (Free; use your library card for full access)

    OverDrive is a fantastic free app that connects to your library card. Many libraries across the country will let you access e-books through this app. If you're not sure how to set it up, bring your iPad to your local library.

    Epic! - Unlimited Books for Kids (Free; subscription required for full access)

    This e-reader app is designed for students age 12 and under. Epic! is a subscription-based iPad app that gives users access to thousands of books and the ability to set up user profiles for different family members. Kids can earn badges for reading accomplishments and keep track of how many books they've finished. Discover the Ocean is great summer choice from Epic!'s library for students who want to know more about life at the coast. Children preparing for the new school year and excited to enter the next grade will like Step Fourth, Mallory.

    Sesame Street eBooks for iPads (Free; subscription required for full access)

    With over 100 titles to choose from, this e-book collection from Sesame Street has plenty of material for early readers. Youngsters starting a new year at school will want to add Get Ready for School: 123s to their summer reading list, while students who won't be visiting any barnyard animals this summer will like Abby Cadabby's First Visit to the Farm.

     

Contact Information

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    Anne R. Witte
    ELA Instructional Supervisor
    (P) 803-810-8073
    (F) 803-222-8010
     
    elizabethanne.witte@clover.k12.sc.us
     
     
     
  • Upcoming ELA School Visists:

     

    August:

    10th- CMS/ OMS

    11th- LRN

    14th- CHS/ NGC

     

    September:

    5th- CHS

    6th- CMS

    8th- BTL

    11th- BTY

    12th- KIN

    13th- OMS

    15th- LRN

    20th- GRI

    22nd- CCE

    26th- OES

    27th- BEA

     

     

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    Books for Your Professional Library:
    -The Reading Strategies Book

    -Rigorous Reading

    -TDQ-Text Dependent Questions

    -Choice Words

    -When Readers Struggle

    -Text Complexity: Raising Rigor in Reading

    -Asking Better Questions

    -Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading

    -Reading Nonfiction: Notice and Note

    -The Book Whisperer

    -Teaching Argument Writing

    Best Practice

    - Reading Reminders

    - Writing Reminders