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1st grade inquiry ideas

Creating inquiry lessons that are authentic and engaging is tough work, here are some ideas to add in the display & inquiry requirements.

Starting our unit on money for first grade. Great introduction to money. Kids are gonna love it!

For Me, For You, For Later - Toolkits - Parents - Sesame Street

5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship

5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about...

How to structure a shared research project with first graders!!!

Where the Magic Happens: Reflecting About Writing Instruction

Fairy Tale Writing Prompts Set Use with Snow White, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, More

Fairy Tale Writing Prompts { Set of 10 }

What is the difference between doing Projects vs. doing PBL?

How Each Of The 50 US States Got Their Names

How All 50 U.S. States Got Their Names

FUN FRIDAY: Goods and Services: My students did these projects as a culminating activity to our Goods and Services Unit. They had so much fun making them and being little producers. Come see some more on our Blog. #Goods and Services#social studies#teaching ideas#education

next class - independent decision-making

Juice Boxes and Crayolas: Classroom Odds & Ends

*Add a bit of folk art to your multicultural studies this year! This pull-out craft card is a great way for students to celebrate family and culture. Great connection with Patricia Polacco's books. Super detailed instructions - all you need to add is the ribbon! Check it out! $5

I traveled through some fairy tales and found...common themes and characters

First Grade Wow: I traveled through some fairy tales and found...

Use coffee filters, paper plates, & water colors for students to create masks to represent fairy tales from different cultures. Ex. Cinderella around the world etc. this is an ex of coffee filters and water colors.


How To Use Scaffolding For Deeper Understanding - Infographic

BLOG: Here is How I use an Economy Reward System in my Classroom...very low maintenance!!!

One Stop Teacher Shop: A Classroom Economy Reward System

From Disney's Series "A Poem Is" ... When I Grow Up, read by John Leguizamo

FLYING OVER AMERICA. This is flippin fantastic!!! Real film + animation for a look at our great country like you have never seen before. You will love it. Enjoy :))

Schoolhouse Rock: Money - Tax Man Max Music Video

How People Make Sneakers 1991-Great video from Mister Rogers to highlight concepts of goods for an economics unit.

Create and Write a Non-fiction Animal Book. This is a project where students create and write their own nonfiction book about an animal. After learning about animal classification and non-fiction features, this project is a great and fun way for the students to demonstrate what they have learned. I have used it in my class for the past few years and the students love working on it and displaying the finished book. $

Non-fiction Animal Book - Writing Project

First Grade Reading Street Animal Park Literacy Activities $

A pair of dinosaur activities for students to practice measurement skills. Partners measure large plastic dinosaurs using tape measures at a math c...