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Guided Reading Lesson Plans (Levels A-N) from JD's Rockin' Readers on (30 pages)

Teachers Notebook

See ya ,sharpie art

laminated construction paper to teach personal space at the beginning of the year.

Magnets for meet the teacher Put your name email and school phone number on it. Maybe hours to reach u, etc!!

I looooooove this anchor chart. Great supplement when introduction informational text. (From Eberhart's Explorers)

Eberhart's Explorers: September 2011

Students have to write in a log every time they do not turn in their homework on time and explain themselves. This helps teachers keep track of how many times the same student does not do his/her homework, makes students think about why they did not do their homework, and establishes accountability.

Teach Bake Love: No Homework Binder

to spray paint clothespins (or similar things), clip them onto an old cardboard box and tape the flaps up. they'll dry there and you won't have to worry about waiting for one side to dry at a time.

Reckless Charm: for real this time.

Christmas Around the World Scrapbook--new and improved version!!!! :)

Christmas Around the World Scrapbook


Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Classroom Organization

Fun with Firsties!

The Inspired Apple: Fun with Firsties!

First Day of School Activities for Second Grade - My Teaching Ideas – Ideas for Teaching 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade

This is a great first day/week activity for getting to know students, and they will love it because it involves candy! They randomly choose an M out of the bag, depending on the color they choose they will answer a question about themselves. If some students do not like chocolate you could use Skittles instead. 0642


All About Me Bunting. Great first day of school activity. Sting together on a piece of colorful yarn and hang in class room. Template for flag on site.

All About Me Bunting!

First Days of School Activity Pack/change topics to music related things

First Days of School Activity Pack

stretch a first graders can do this.

First day project. "Friendship tree". All students add their fingerprint and the teacher hangs it in the room as a reminder that we're all friends.- DOING THIS :)

NO PAPERS ON THE DESK! Eliminate the tower of papers on your desk. Must try this. The file folders I have now for this just isn't working well...