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# School Ideas

how to create a teacher binder ~ luckeyfrog's lilypad

Levels are available from I-T. This is a 149 page resource to help teachers plan, instruct, and assess students in a level Q guided reading group. It covers 40 teaching fiction, nonfiction, and word work objectives that are all linked to Common Core State Standards. There are tons of printable resources for practical use. Just add the books and the students!! (\$)

DOK by wwwatanabe, via Flickr

Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities = FUN... Mentor-text, video link..and activities...

love2learn2day: Skittles Fractions, Estimation, and Graphing - hands-on lesson with Skittles includes estimation, data collecting, bar graphing, line plots, pie charts and problem solving. \$ (We did this on Valentine's Day!)

Easy Valentines card craft with the kids

Here is an expanded form worksheet that can be used in the 2nd grade. Check out our video to go along with it.

Money Worksheet for 2nd Grade. Our videos help reinforce this concept.

Accommodating Students with Emotional Disturbance Needs in the Regular Education Setting

Sandwich summaries for Tony's Bread by Tomie dePaola. 4 part blog series with loads of ideas for teaching with Tomie books!

Shut the Box - Once your kids get hooked on this classic strategy game, you'll want to have dice, paper, and a pen with you any time you leave the house.

Textmapping (Teaching Nonfiction Text Features) - scavenger hunt.

cvc/cvce and cvc/c v v c words- Freebie!

FREE Boggle Template - Make a New Game Every Time!

Give each group a bag of items (details) and ask what the main idea is. Great idea.

Second Grade Sparkle: Teaching the Main Idea for Non-Fiction

This is a great second grade blog. In this picture they are doing a contraction surgery. I did that with my third graders way back when I started teaching.

The Second Grade Superkids: We are super because... (great writing idea)

Have kids draw themselves on little circles on the first day. Copy them and cut them to paste around a new page. Use it for a newsletter template. What a fantastic Idea! That would look so great for class announcements etc.