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Elementary Back to School Resources


Annual Convention

Faces of Advocacy
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, November 17-20, 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to engage with authors and educators from across the country on topics important to you. Browse the Convention Preview and make your plans today!

Online Learning

Whether you are thinking about your own professional learning needs or responsible for planning with others, NCTE makes the resources easily accessible.

On Demand Web Seminar Package:  Best Elementary Web Seminars



Lesson Plans

These elementary lesson plans from ReadWriteThink focus on back to school and creating classroom community with interactive student materials, Web resources, and ELA standards for classroom teachers.




Using the Writer's Notebook in Grades 3-8: A Teacher's Guide by Janet Elliott

Thumbnail for Wondrous Words: Writers and Writing in the Elementary ClassroomWondrous Words: Writers and Writing in the Elementary Classroom by Katie Wood Ray

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: Grades K-2 or Grades 3-5

Teaching Phonics in Context by David Hornsby and Lorraine Wilson

These books are part of the Principles in Practice imprint:

Language Arts

Language ArtsTreat yourself to the digital features of podcasts in the elementary journal, Language Arts.  Podcasts feature a conversation with one of the authors from an issue, as well as highlights from the LA section, “Conversation Currents.”  

Members receive six issues of LA for only $25/year.  Not a subscriber? Subscribe today!  

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