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CHOOSE YOUR OWN ART ADVENTURE As an elementary art teacher it's clear that despite the best planning and nurturing students will always be finishing projects at different rates... and that's great! I'm happy to let each student take the time they need to feel they have completed a project to their satisfaction, even if that means there are many students who finish earlier.

Emily Jane Valenza

Create Spelling Games from old games that are no longer played

Spelling Games - Temecula Qponer ~ Blogs!

Happy Father's Day

All About Dad |

Enjoy this packet with 5 themed days to get you through the last week of school! Bubbles, Beach, Ice Cream, Popcorn, & Circus Day!

End of the Year Themed Days for Primary Teachers

Every single person needs to hear this! Maybe a student could practice fluency, then read aloud on afternoon announcements!! Would be a great reward for clipping off the chart!

special needs teacher quotes...this is true of all students, sometimes we need to remember the bigger picture

this goes along with the "cool-down" spot...I really like it! I could put Katniss in the cool-down spot...haha..."you've been reaped..."

After reading Hey Little Ant, students write letters to the "ant bully" persuading him not to step on the ant!

50 Movies Based On Childrens Books from Youth Literature Reviews.

A bio poem is a simple poem written about a person, and it follows a predictable pattern. You can have students write Bio Poems about themselves, but later you can have them write about famous historical figures or book characters. This lesson includes directions, a graphic organizer, a template, an example bio poem.

Descriptive Poetry and Tissue Painting: 5-Sense Your Poetry Lessons

back to school quotes - Google Search

mini o'keeffes; watercolor studies inspiration: Georgia O'Keeffe old stand-by lesson. they rock it every year. i'm so proud of them.

Tournament of Kids Books-- To celebrate March Madness, 16 favorite kids books face off bracket style.