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Dr. Seuss books with activities for each book.

Marzano: "This is probably one of my favorite things for my classroom so far. It’s a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it won’t be embarrassing for the student but it’s big enough that I can see at a glance who is having trouble with the topic and who is doing fine. I might not use it for every lesson, but I do think that if I get the kids into the habit of using the flip chart..."

I've updated some FREEBIES. A fun activity to use with the monthly Scholastic Book Order Form. Helps with book sales too! I use this as a Word Work/Literacy Center or it can...

Cut a shoe organizer in half and use it for bathroom stuff to have a clutterless counter. Flat iron, blow dryer, brushes, etc.

The Superlative Six: Week 3: Main Idea (& Spelling BAM! Game)

Writing to Learn - Adolescent Content Literacy

ARMS and CUPS mnemonic devices for Revise and Edit.

"Show, Not Tell" poster for revising writing and adding more detail.

craft for if you give a mouse a cookie (my favorite BOOK ever.. im including every book I've EVER read..)

Here are ideas for how teachers can connect effectively with parents. Click for more.

How to use a "Friday Box" to teach your students to be responsible for their materials!

word wallets--This could be a useful tool for students. You could make these for your students (or have the kids make them) at the beginning of the year. They could be very helpful when practicing vocabulary words. It would cost money to buy the folders for all the students.

FREE RTI refernece menu with multiple options for each scenario "if a student struggles with...."

She created the money anchor charts in the picture above. Click here to download. She gives links for purchased items in her calendar center. Nice close ups and explanations about the center. I use books from Amazon from the "Every Day Counts" series. You can purchase the components or make your own like I did.

Mrs. Grochocki's Daily 5 Math - lots of great ideas for Daily 5 Math in kindergarten

A day in first grade: Math, math, and more math

DIY: Garage Door Makeover With Gel Stain - this is a quick and inexpensive way to add curb appeal to your home.

Boost Home WIFI @ItsOverflowing

First Day of School Getting to Know you Activity! $1