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First Grade Wow: Free Retelling Posters .... Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" literacy tools fun teaching stuff :)

First Grade Wow: Retelling Rope

beginning middle and end video

End of year camping stuff

Tales of a Teacherista: Word Work

Free: ELA Packet: Punctuation and Compound Words. Feedback is appreciated :)

MAIN IDEA~ Each bag has a unified group of items. Students unpack bag and write down the main idea and "supporting details." Great hands-on activity!

Free 7 syllable types handout and classroom poster set.

Teaching main idea and supporting details with a paper bag.

Friend Venns- find what you have in common. Would be cute to compare/contrast story characters, too!

Character or Setting freebies! Sorting cards and "round the room" activity!

Sentence Surgery…laminated unedited sentence strips, bandaid strips for ending punctuation, small round bandages for commas and quotations, tongue depressors to mark capitalization, and ‘Emergency Kit’ paper bags w/ red cross on them (to keep surgery supplies).

Paper Bag main character project - put research questions on the outside, put items to represent character on the inside

FREE Magic e 4-In-A-Row game board