Reading Resources

Resources for mini-lessons, word work and independent practice:

“From 2004 to 2008, a team of teachers at FCRR collected ideas and created Student Center Activities for use in kindergarten through fifth grade classrooms. Accompanying these Student Center Activities is a Teacher Resource Guide that offers important insights on differentiated instruction and how to use the Student Center materials.”

k-5 student center activities

Our Journey Together

As we continue to strive toward become a true professional learning community (PLC), I find that I’m often reflecting on the journey we’re taking. An African Proverb resonated with me and I’d like to share it with you. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” The days of educators feeling behind because a grade level mate is already advancing to the next unit are gone. Here are the days when we journey together, collaborate and make decisions with student learning as our top priority. Here’s to the journey…let’s enjoy it and support our students as they soar!

African Proverb, "If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together."  Silhouette of 3 people hiking together in a field during sunset with the proverb written in the sky.

Bingo for Books

We hope you can join us for Bingo fun at Henry Ford Elementary.

When? Wednesday, December 11th from 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Where? Henry Ford Main Cafeteria

Remember to visit the Scholastic Book Fair when you’re here!

Meaningful Word Work

Looking for word work that is specific to your grade level and meaningful for students? Check out this grade level specific list of affixes and word parts. As our students understand the meanings of common affixes, their comprehension will increase as they encounter them in their authentic reading experiences.


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