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I just wanted to share something funny with you all because I'm sure you'll be amazed. Our county has decided that our K students should learn the first 200 FRY words this year -- 50 each quarter. They recommend that we teach 5-6 of these words each week. Have you ever heard of such a thing??!?! I'm in my 34th year of teaching and just can't imagine most K students accomplishing this. I just can't wrap my head around it.
SeussFan I think laugh is about all you can do! Our district has a list of about 50 words that they expect, and I add some for my high students. At the end of the year, I usually have about a third that know 70 words, a third that master about 50, and then the rest who struggle. Whenever my cohorts and I are forced to do something that we think is developme...See More
Sep 1, 2014
Cathy/Jax SuessFan, I think the disclaimer is an excellent idea, since I soooo do not agree with this policy. It's why this group is a wonderful means of support. I appreciate your advice. :)

On 9/01/14, SeussFan wrote: > I think laugh is about all you can do! Our district has a list of > about 50 words that they expect, and I add some for my ...See More
Sep 1, 2014
kdgtn56 On 9/01/14, SeussFan wrote: > I think laugh is about all you can do! Our district has a list of > about 50 words that they expect, and I add some for my high > students. At the end of the year, I usually have about a third > that know 70 words, a third that master about 50, and then the > rest who struggle. Whenever my cohorts and I ...See More
Jan 1, 2015


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