Back to School Art Activity | A Soccer Ball All About Me
'A Ball About Me', a fun first week back to school art activity. This soccer ball template invites children to respond to prompts in a personal, imaginative way using doodles, mark making, graffiti style lettering and imagery. Click on the link for me information and images
Reading Response Template | Digital and Print - Distance Learning
I absolutely love how these sticky note templates help my 4th grade students jot down their thoughts while indepndently reading. They cover a variety of skills like comparing and contrasting, making inferences, and cause and effect and are just the right size for upper elemetnary students.
The Unfair Game - The Comprehensible Classroom
The Unfair Game is a totally unfair twist on Jeopardy that your students will LOVE to hate! Learn how to play and find sample game boards in this post.
ELA: Love and Reading on Instagram: “Class novel I will miss you with all my heart! While it is not usually easy to read the same novel out-loud multiple times a day, this book…”
102 Likes, 12 Comments - ELA: Love and Reading (@ela.love.and.reading) on Instagram: “Class novel I will miss you with all my heart! While it is not usually easy to read the same novel…”
The Classroom Sparrow on Instagram: “📖 This is BY FAR the most fun my students have had at the end of a novel study! If you’re looking for something NEW and INTERACTIVE to wrap…”
This is BY FAR the most fun my students have had at the end of a novel study! If you’re looking for something NEW and INTERACTIVE to wrap…
Scary Podcasts for High School Students – Engaging and Effective Teaching
This is the perfect nonfiction podcast! The subject of the unsolved 1912 ax murders of an entire family and their guests keeps students engaged, and it aligns with CCSS since students evaluate purpose, bias, and validity of evidence. Great for Halloween or any time you want to change things up.
Daily Quick Writes
Hi Friends! Confession time…writing is my LEAST favorite subject to teach. I know, I know…teachers shouldn’t have favorites! In all seriousness, teaching writing to first graders was not my favorite subject to teach. I was in a place where I thought, “If it’s boring to me, isn’t it boring for them?” I desperately needed to spice things up. That year I made it my professional goal to improve my writing instruction. I spent time reading, researching best practices and developing a system that…
FREE Vocabulary Builder Flip-book! • Teacher Thrive
FREE Vocabulary Builder Flip-book when you sign up for my newsletter! Excellent reference for the most common prefixes, roots, and suffixes!
Reading Stations Activity for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
This fun reading activity "progressive dinner"™ asks students to read different fiction, nonfiction, and poetry texts or excerpts of your choosing, take notes, and engage in small group discussion. If you're looking for a structured way to practice critical close reading skills in a hands-on and int...
Interactive Vocabulary Notebooks - I'm Lovin' Lit
Interactive Vocabulary Notebooks for Grades 4-8 Click here to purchase! Each lesson includes a photo of the completed activity, complete step-by-step instructions, all notes for writing on/in templates, and student activity pages to run off. Click here to purchase! […]