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Putting overused words to bed

my crazy life in kindergarten: anchor charts

my crazy life in kindergarten: Bubble Maps and WW

Seventeen grammar lessons with interactive organizers aligned to Common Core State Standards and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Unit

3 Response sheets for your Ranger Rick and National Geographic Kids Magazines! A great fun way to reinforce reading and writing informational text. Great addition to your library and science center. $1

Poetry response anchor chart -- SO much potential here!! Could laminate it (on large, lined paper?) to pull out during whole class/small group time. Could make a 8x11 version for kids to follow along with during whole class/small group time or for individual time! Awesome!

A Literate Life - Anchor Charts

Close Reading bulletin board- Wow! (Free make-it-yourself idea.)

Rowdy in Room 300: New bulletin board!

Keep guided reading groups straight by labeling boxes with coordinating duct tape to match students' folders!

Teaching My Friends!: What To Do With Your Extra Scholastic News Magazines

Create 'badges' for different can earn a badge when they read in that genre or reach a goal in that genre. Neat idea.

Motivating Literacy: Digital Badges in the School Library

Ideas for Interactive Notebook- great blog, AND it's by a middle school teacher @MichelleStemm

The Middle School Mouth

Grammar Grade 3 Common Core Aligned- All you need including calendar and printables with standards plugged in to each activity $6

Gobs of Grammar - Grade 3 Common Core Aligned

Great Interactive Reader's Notebook- requires very little cutting and gluing during small group reading time- 4 sections- great way to keep students organized and accountable for their reading

Creating Readers and Writers: Small Group Word Work Photo-Examples

Creating Readers and Writers: Small Group Instruction

FREE Pack of Cursive Handwriting Worksheets with TWO Levels of Learning ~ 1) Trace and Write and 2) Independent Writing | This Reading Mama

FREE Cursive Handwriting Worksheets

Tracking student's writing progress....seriously so GENIUS! I only knew about dropping clothespin in bucket, etc. to let you know which students are done w/ assignment, but THIS method can track the chaotic writing processing that require the student to complete multiple tasks ; )

Teaching My Friends!: Tracking Your Writers

Close Reading...a fun little post and a close reading freebie!

Rules for when to use K or C :) I always wondered!! (I'm loving learning about the Orton-Gillingham approach!)

Building a First Grade Word Wall: Blog Post from Creating Readers and Writers

Creating Readers and Writers