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Human Body Science for Kids.  How to make a model of blood with ingredients from the kitchen. #handsonscience
Human Body: The Respiratory System. Several cool visuals on here!
More Lapbook Human Body Ideas!


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The language of thinking... AWESOME!!!
Social Studies and Writing Idea
Main Idea clues

anchor charts

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Add folders to the backside of a bookcase for small extension activities or center work


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Need to remember this for November! Love it
help kids study important people, i.e. presidents.  --great idea! YES YES YES!
History Detective...a good idea for more specific historical events or ones the kids want to research on their own

social studies

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group work

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helpful for a sub!
Best Flipping sub book!!! Does NOT link to teachers pay teachers ;) Free!
Anchor Charts - Sub Rules


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Standards keep you on track!
These 5th Grade COMMON CORE ELA These vibrant colored posters will surely be a great EYE-CATCHER for your students, as well!! More importantly, these posters will help you account for EVERY COMMON CORE ELA Standard when teaching.  Included are ALL Literature, Informational, and Foundational Skills Standards for 5th Grade!
ccpacing guide


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A whole post, from an upper grade teacher, about making the most of classroom jobs (picture is of the Banker in the room, who runs the classroom economy)  Lots of ideas.
THANK YOU. Middle school and even high school appropriate classroom management ideas that are practical, useful, and boost economy of effort for teachers and students. Oh, joy, finally a resource that calls my name! So many excellent ideas for a professional, mature yet functioning, fun, and learning-filled classroom!
Here's a set of materials and guidelines for creating a classroom economy in the upper elementary classroom (4-6).

classroom economy

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The perfect aid for kids with fidgety feet
IEP Cheat Sheet for quick access.


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font- feel script
Fun free fonts!
Free Fonts.


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clean desk award with Starbursts - motivate students to keep their desks clean!
Let's get organized! {FREEBIE!} Note comment about fonts - as will vary on own computer.
organize student supplies..great idea!

student desk and supply organization

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Teaching academic vocabulary has never been easier with these daily activities designed to build mastery of common academic language. Includes weekly practice, word wall cards and assessments. Sets available for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade


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Birthday Board! -- LOVE THE FRAME COLOR!
Birthday crowns
The Birthday Cheer

birthdays/special recognition

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Simon says.pdf - OneDrive


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{ printable } fingerprint tree.
Creating a Classrooms Procedures Manual--to help reference expectations for every procedure in your classroom. I need this because I'm VERY particular about how things are done.
Creating a Classrooms Procedures Manual--to help reference expectations for every procedure in your classroom

first day/meet the teacher

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since belton doesn't have bulletin boards and already use the clothes pins on the walls this would add some flair
Student Work Displays --use this after all kids have been Star Students
Cute idea for organizing school stuff.

work displays

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Science Observers Anchor Chart
Write like a Scientist anchor chart
I would love to do this activity as a 5 senses activity.  I would love the…

science activities

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Clutter-Free Classroom: ORGANIZING NOTES & PICTURES FROM STUDENTS{Coffee & a Clever Idea}
:)  YES!!!! @Allie Longenecker-- i think you would enjoy this.

teacher mom life

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Downloadable artwork letters for your kids to color  - print their names...
this is a great idea...students sign out when they leave the classroom; can also have magnetic pictures/words for nurse, bathroom, etc. so students can put it beside their name so you know exactly where they are!

misc. room things

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Abigail Moore on Instagram: “•MERRY•MERRY• everything! I love decorating for anything and everything- but especially Christmas Time! It is such a magical time and I…”
I can never come up with a good Mother's Day gift idea, but this idea I must remember next year!
What Makes a Mom Art Print ==


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love it.. especially since i have an obsession with post-it notes
Lesson Plan Binder
Awesome binder with full year plans, daily plans, assessments, and standards.  Love!!


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80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades 3-6
Use this Printable Morning Meeting Weekly Planning Guide to lay out the start of your school day Monday through Friday.
The best Morning Meeting resource! Uses the 4 components of the Responsive Classroom Morning Meeting model, great for building community.

morning meeting

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Main Idea Anchor Chart. image only
Author Study:  Gail Gibbons  | anchor chart | literary nonfiction | mentor texts | free from The Curriculum Corner
Love this simple strategy for using old Scholastic Book Flyers to teach author's purpose!


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Parent contact index cards sent home first day of school.  Students bring them back and place in an index card binder
Parents - Please don't do your kids' projects!
Corkboard Connections: What Makes a Parent Love a Teacher


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A playlist for morning arrival in your classroom. Upbeat/fast/exciting music gets our kids awake and helps them start the day in a more energetic and alert mood! Great classroom management tool!
Stop The Morning Chaos: A Strong Morning Routine That Works- Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini
Morning routine

morning and dismissal routines

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