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Would you rather ... great first day get to know you activity. #firstdayofschool #carsondellosa

Enchilada Stuffed shells. Makes a LOT! Could halve the recipe for dinner. We used ground turkey and want to use beef next time

Narrative Beginnings, hook your readers, writing, fourth grade, anchor chart

{FREE} Guided Reading Assessment Rubric ....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools fun teaching stuff :)

roll and retell.pdf - Google Drive. We could roll the dice for book club discussions!

The {4th Grade} Journey: Back to School Freebie!

Cinnamon Toast, the Pioneer Woman Way. This is soooo worth it. Not difficult, just bakes a little longer. But yummmmmm!

Students write a letter to a parent about what they did during the week. The parent writes back a short note in response. "If the students bring their Friday Journal back on Monday with a parent response, they receive a sticker on the cover of their journal. By the end of the year, the cover looks really cool and the parents have a special keepsake."

Beginning of the school year art project!

Today's Number (1. Write It, 2. Draw it, 3. Times Two, 4. Divide 2, 5. Add 57, 6. Subtract 5, 7. Next 3 even numbers, 8. Next 3 odd numbers)

Bobby Flay's Mac n Cheese - in the crockpot

Get rid of the "treasure box" rewards. Love this idea!!! # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Cranium Club- cute idea for educational challenges for students!

Leveled Text Bookmark Chart, good idea to have this for uncategorized books. 0358.

This is soooo awesome, never seen it before. I just made one to take to a workshop tomorrow to show other teachers:)

I do this at the beginning of the year. the kids love it and its a great getting to know you writing sample! End of the Year Activity *Freebies*

FREE End of the year printable for kdg. through 4th grade. This one has the link to these pages!

Reading Fair instead of Science Fair! Awesome! Kids can make at home and bring to school. Love this idea!

Free Fun in Austin: 10 Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids in Austin. I already live here, but didn't know about some of these places.