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Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag

We are starting to pull out some old standby activities for the upcoming stretch of indoor activities we will inevitably need. While giving our son’s closet a much needed overhaul, we repurposed some of those “treasures” that needed a new reason for being by making a few Story Bags.OK, so maybe the top photo doesn’t look like much of a transformation but after dredging through the heap of tiny toy-thingys we were able to make much better use of many of the items.

Friday Journals--kids write a note to their parents telling what they learned that week. The parents write a short response back, and the child brings the notebook back Monday. Each parent response earns a sticker for the cover. Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Classroom Activities, Letter Writing, Classroom Ideas, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Organisation

Friday, Friday, Gotta Get Down on Friday...

Ok, I actually hate that song but it popped into my head when I started thinking about this post and wa-la! I have a title. Friday is my favorite day of the week! Why? Well, there's the obvious - it's the end of the week, but I do my favorite activities on Friday. Read on to find out! 1. Friday Journals During Writer's Workshop, my students write in their Friday Journals. We start by brainstorming what we learned during the week. The students then write a letter to their parents (or other…

Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning".for a future science classroom, I would use it for words identifying each level of Bloom's for when students create their own questions, or three word summaries Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Speech And Language, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Teaching Synonyms, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Ideas

Giveaways, Sales, and FALL.. OH MY! :)

Friends, I've been so excited for this blog post but wanted to put it off til I had the time to really focus in! I have a few things I've been DYING to share with you! But let's start here. With a FREEBIE! Duh! Who doesn't want to start their Saturday morning with free goodies? Click the picture below for the cutest darn Sentence Fluency/Punctuation center. And of course, it's fall/pumpkin themed.. who could resist? Next up! I'm so excited to share with you something we did in our classroom…

verb anchor chart You can hang this up in your classroom so that students always them when they may have issues reusing certain words a lot. This chart may give them an idea of a different verb they could be using. Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching English, English Grammar, Grammar Games, English Spelling

Amy Lemons - Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.

Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.

Kindergarten Holiday Activities- So cute and a good way to show what they think Santa and his sleigh look like. It also incorporates their writing. Classroom Fun, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Activities, Math Literacy, Kindergarten Rocks, School Holidays, School Fun, School Stuff, School Ideas

Christmas Math, Literacy, Crafts, And More...All Wrapped Up!

If I were Santa Claus...too cute!

My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. {First Week of School} Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Kindergarten Writing, Writing Process, Writing Lab, Holiday Activities, Writing Services

My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. They will always have something to write about for a personal narrative.

Ideas maps for writer's notebook - i map writing activities, teaching writing, writing ideas Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Kindergarten Writing, Sentence Writing, I Am Writing, Back To School Activities Ks2

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Welcome to Teacher's Pet your one stop shop for all of the very best in classroom resources including, posters, labels, games, activities, challenge cards, bunting and so, so much more!

Kinder writers notebook, love this idea. her teacher site is filled with awesome printables and ideas! (for my kindergarten teaching friends) Kindergarten Language Arts, Teaching Language Arts, Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Kindergarten Journals, Teaching Ideas

Kindergarten Rocks!

17 More Days and I will be at the I Teach K conference in Las Vegas. There are 14 of my family and friends going to Vegas that week. My bestie friend and I will be attending the conference on Tuesday and Thursday. It was so hard to choose 2 days. I wish I could go all 4 days! I am so excited to learn so many new ideas to bring back to my classroom. Are you going? Amber

Grammatical Name Art - Write name in bubble letters. First letter write nouns that relate to you (common or proper nouns). Second letter with verbs that relate to you (action or linking verbs). Third letter with adjectives that describe you. Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Language Activities, Teaching Writing, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Noun Activities, Ks1 Classroom

A NO PREP art/language activity teachers can use any time during the year. All you need is paper! Use this project to transition back after winter or spring break. This activity can also work as a back to school "get to know you" project or a fun way to review parts of speech in grades 2-5!

Writing Center reference board- great for daily 5 read to write Miss Kindergarten, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Writing Resources, Kindergarten Freebies

Writing Center/Office Starter Kit & a Giveaway!!

Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.