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We do a variation of this at camp. It is especially useful because I do not need ti interrupt class time by taking a question. I can simply nod or shake my head at that student so he or she knows if what he/she is asking for is appropriate.

First Grade Fresh: Classroom Management

Cool tool to turn your smart board into an interactive word wall. Free!

Word Forest: an interactive word display for your IWB

Sight Words: When They Just Don't Stick ~ understanding the development of word learning | This Reading Mama

Sight Words: When They Just Don't Stick

Editable Teacher Binder: Over 50 pages! Includes forms, calendars, planning pages, grade book, and much more! Updated for 2014-2015!

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SMARTBoard Word Work Letter Tiles... Easy to customize with your own words! Makes a great literacy center or Daily 5 word work rotation!$

SMARTBoard Word Work Letter Tiles

Best science apps for kids 10-15 years old (upper elementary and middle school) from iGameMom

Ideas and Templates for Creating Mini Books by readteacher: Fun and easy to implement, mini books are a great way for children to present their knowledge or research about a topic. #Kids #Writing #Mini_Books

Students formed groups of three or four and collected their materials. Each group received a disposable plate with three sections. The sections were labeled “prefix,” “suffix,” and “root word.” Finally, groups were given a bag of big words. They used scissors to cut the words into parts and drop each part into its respective section on the plate.

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Only two ingredients and an endless day of play.

// So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. - Dead Poets Society

Ask Me tag--one student serves as the "Ask Me" person while the teacher is working with a small group. All students will go to this person instead of interrupting the teacher, which wastes precious small group instruction time.

First Grade Transition words for writing 'how to'

If I Were Trapped in a Snow Globe ~ Great writing project and display!

Units of customary capacity model - pin does not go to a page but you can see how this was created from the photo.

Miss Kindergarten: Training Independent Learners - not sure if they could read this, but we could do it whole group or I could use it to grade