We use a lot of strategies in Mrs. Clark's room. We use strategies as guides to help us do the best we can. One strategy we use in the classroom is the UNRREAL strategy for reading.

In the UNRREAL strategy it is misspelled, but we do that for a reason. UNRREAL stands for

Those are the steps for an extended response or short answer. Another strategy we use in Mrs. Clark's room is our rounding poem.

The rounding poem goes like this: Find the number, look next door, 5 or greater add one more, 4 or less, let it rest. Digits to the left, zero's your name. That poem helps me a lot with rounding.

Another strategy we use in Mrs. Clark's room is the CUBES strategy.

The CUBES strategy is for math. CUBES stands for

I feel comfortable with math and reading when I use these strategies. I will use strategies and I hope they help my classmates, too.

Written by Lisa-Bel

In the UNRREAL strategy it is misspelled, but we do that for a reason. UNRREAL stands for

**U**nderline the title**N**umber the paragraphs**R**ead the question**R**ead the passage/selection**E**liminate wrong answers**A**nswer**L**ook back for evidenceThose are the steps for an extended response or short answer. Another strategy we use in Mrs. Clark's room is our rounding poem.

The rounding poem goes like this: Find the number, look next door, 5 or greater add one more, 4 or less, let it rest. Digits to the left, zero's your name. That poem helps me a lot with rounding.

Another strategy we use in Mrs. Clark's room is the CUBES strategy.

The CUBES strategy is for math. CUBES stands for

**C**ircle key numbers**U**nderline the question**B**ox any math action words**E**valuate**S**olve and checkI feel comfortable with math and reading when I use these strategies. I will use strategies and I hope they help my classmates, too.

Written by Lisa-Bel