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Mr. Potato Head printable. I'm thinking they could do a writing lesson describing their potato head.

the teacher wife: mrs. potato head | free download |

DO THIS!! what a smart teacher!!!! pinner says: My latest ploy-- getting my kids into more non-fiction. I'll post a crazy fact a day, and if they can bring in a fact for me and show me where they read it (any non-fiction resource, print or digital) I'll put it up for the day with their name. I'm hopeful I can hook them! {image only}...what a great idea!!

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

Tons of Daily 5 word work ideas

Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations: the daily five

Daily 5-2nd Edition FREEBIES Galore! So many ideas for next year!!!!!!

How Many Days! Use 18 Ten Frames to count the days of school.

The Science Penguin: Science Vocabulary Folders Editable Freebie

The Science Penguin: Science Vocabulary Folders

Momma Owl's Lab: Crayon Rocks

Momma Owl's Lab: Crayon Rocks

a year of many firsts: Ready Made for Second Grade!

a year of many firsts: Ready Made for Second Grade!

Free Tic-Tac-Toe Spelling Homework. 54 different ways to practice spelling!

Tic-Tac-Toe Spelling Homework (freebie) - Second Story Window

Author's Chair ~ Share Chair

Teaching My Friends!: Author's Chair ~ Share Chair

Cell phone partners-each child selects 10 names to put on a speed dial number. When you need a partner, teacher calls out a number and they check the speed dial to see who their partner is this time. cute idea

Mrs. Lewis' Learning Library: Cell Pals Student Partners/Grouping

Whole Brain Teaching: 10 Ways to Praise ~ Be sure to view the video of each cheer... I couldn't stop smiling!!! Kids WILL love the cheers. :)

Whole Brain Teaching: 10-Finger Woo! Alternatives - Bloglovin

Easy End of Year Student Gift – FREE Printable!

Easy End of Year Student Gift

Have a cool summer

Time to update your report cards/progress reports? Fully Editable Common Core Report Cards for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. ($)

FREE SECOND Grade Common Core Standards Compiled into One Easy to Read DOCUMENT

Grade Guy One: Common Core Standards

awesome way for the kids to decide on their own if a book is too easy, too hard, or just right