A fantastic bulletin board full of college paraphernalia at Chowan Middle School -- great to see the CFNC map on display!
Grammar Journals ... interesting way to teach/integrate grammar lessons. Left side is the grammar lesson with rules; right side is their attempts at using it in their own way with a writing prompt. Then, you assess them during the week as a "bellringer"or "do now" assignment.
Grammar Journals | Scholastic.com
A great introductory lesson to lead and news writing.
The News Lead: Journalism and Informational Text Lesson
Teacher Desk Essentials! I made these after seeing great ideas...thank you Pinterest! :)
organization... now i can free up some desk drawers. Nuts bolts organizer from Lowe's a little scrapbook paper. Idea from "Fourth Grade Frolics" blog.
Use detergent caps and strips of velcro to keep pencils in place on desks. This is a pretty neat idea. The class I student taught for always had tons of pencils abandoned on the floor at the end of the day
35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget
Teacher Appreciation Gift - Thank You for Quenching My Thirst for Knowledge - Perfect for end of year or teacher appreciation week gifts - C. $4.00, via Etsy.
graduation party ideas. We totally could do this...have a giant wood pile in the shop.
EDITABLE Classroom Organizer for Middle/High School Teachers: Black/White Theme
So excited to share this with everyone! This is an EDITABLE classroom organizer specifically for middle and high school teachers! It is a black and white theme for easy printing!
Using passive voice in writing
The Dan O'Brien Project: My Writing Meme of the Week
great idea for teaching persuasive writing!
Teaching with Blonde Ambition: 4th Grade Reading Interactive Notebooks