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R.A.C.E. used to answer open ended literacy questions. R-restate the answer, A-answer all questions, C-cite evidence from text, and E-explain answer

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Dr. Seuss Inspired B2S Bulletin Board

A great read aloud to work on the skill of making predictions. Each short chapter is a crime case. You can stop and get predictions from students about who did it, or how it happened. The kids love this. It's really engaging for them (I've seen it used with fourth grade, but I'm sure it would be great for fifth too and maybe third).

Mrs. Mayas' Kindergarten: Classroom Tour. Dots for kids to line up on = NO... well MINIMIZED pushing

Mrs. Mayas' Kindergarten: Classroom Tour

Call out a word and the kid drives their car and parks it on the correct word. Fun way to practice sight words!

New Mommy Rant: Fun Sight Word Review Game!

Story Sequence Chart using sticky notes-this will be perfect for Primary Art of Language from Institute for Excellence in Writing

Writers Workshop: Revising (ARMS) Editing (CUPS) This is a good visual for students to show the difference between Editing and Revising which are parts of the writing process.

Bee Craft - Use for beginning of the year bulletin board activity. Attached cards can be incorporated into "All About Me" Theme.

Beg Borrow Steal: Bees

For Words Their Way time!

Second Grade With The Teacher Wears Prada

Beginning of the year video showcasing library rules.

Parts of Speech Flipbook. This needs to be done the first week of school!

Parts of Speech Activities - Layers of Learning

Student Information Card - Get organized! 5x7 card printable

This lady is awesome! She has a table of procedures that you should go through the first days of school.

Welcome To Our Hive! Bee theme classroom door

Adorabel bee themed classroom!

2nd Grade Photos: Miss Nelson -

Learning Engineer: Reading Strategy or Reading Skill?

Learning Engineer: Reading Strategy or Reading Skill?

Spelling / Word Work - 17 printable worksheets that you can use with any spelling list. A printable from the unit: spelling addition - children add up their spelling words points to see which word will win. So much FUN!

Spelling / Word Work - 17 printable worksheets

"This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"

Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken!! Holy Cow This is Soooooo Yummy!! Definitely a New Fave!!

Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken