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Have parents write their address on an envelope at Open House. Then, send a positive note home randomly for each student

Use a cover slip when collecting assignments. Grade the assignment, record the grade on the cover slip, then pass the papers back to students. No alphabetizing papers for the grade book.--I also like that I would be able to see at a glance who didn't turn work in...

Fifth in the Middle: Optimum Organization Linky - I'm in Heaven!

Found this FREE download on Teacherspayteache... to have students keep track of their AR goals. :)

AR Goals Student Data Binder

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31 Incredible Bulletin Boards For Back To School

Hide questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it. Perfect way to review/have fun! This is an idea from kindergarten that could be used in ANY grade!!

Kindergarten Smiles: Common Core

Idiom Thinking Map (Tree Map)

This is AWESOME...It's been on my list of TO DOs for my planbook for a while now...Comprehension domains with depth & complexity icons(GATE) and thinking maps.

first week of school activity to do as a class

poetry tools anchor chart

The Classroom Key: A Week-Long Poetry Unit

Writing a paragraph hamburger will help the kids understand Narrative writing.


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SNOT Poster. Self, Neighbor, Other, Teacher. Classroom management strategy.

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This is a creative activity to help students recognize multiple meaning words. Follow up with my task cards and games! Pictures support learning at Looks-Like-Language! Meaning Words

Birthday pencils for each student. Get it done at the beginning of the year and then no worries or forgetting bdays!

Blogging, Teaching and Second Grade... Oh My!

Beginning of the Year: Procedures and Listening Skills

Schooled in Love: Anchor Chart - Sequencing with Minions!

anchor chart | schooled in love

I finally found a cute way to post my objectives!!! Objectives clearly posted for each subject

great way of assigning partners

A New Way to Introduce the Color Wheel | The Art of Ed

SET CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS using this "How are we learning?" chart. Use these headings: independent, partners, teams, whole class, and AIH (Academic Intervention Hour), or create your own!

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Teaching Ideas!!! Bookmaking Projects. Fun idea for a research project, biography, book report, etc. Bookmaking Projects

4th grade Summer reading list. Books for kids 8 to 12 years old.

4th Grade Summer Reading List - What Do We Do All Day?