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Making use of space - Word Wall on window.

Ribbon Word Wall.... I'd have to put it up near the ceiling though.

Word Wall Idea if you don't have a lot of wall space but have cabinets.

Teaching By the Sea: The Most Amazing Dodecahedron Book Report Project Ever! and word wall idea!

Great use of space ! I'm thinking the skys the limit words or out of this world words for writing.

Storage for pantry

Key chain gift idea...

Help your students learn a word a week with these 40 new word posters (that's more than enough for the entire school year!)

Walking on Raw Eggs Science...will they crack? Amaze your kids with this simple egg experiment

Memory Twists is a "Keep It Fresh! Writing Center" and is totally FREE. Students begin writing a personal narrative and then "twist" the memory into fiction!

Reading in the Upper Grades Pinterest board. Great ideas for teaching reading!

Solar Systems for Kids: Freebies and Resources .....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to- keep' literacy tools fun teaching stuff :) ......

Fantastic First Grade Froggies: Daily Five (my version) and a Freebie

Learning Engineer: Reading Strategy or Reading Skill?

Apple Fritter Bread

Book of Bad Ideas--Use as beginning of the year mentor text to get ideas for short narratives.

Teachers could demonstrate how to keep track of character traits by creating a chart like this one. When reading a book aloud, teachers could model how to come up with different characteristics, and they could also explain to students what to look for. They could come up with this list together, and then the students could create their own, mini charts when they are reading individually.

Not really a picture book (there are no illustrations!), The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle offers short, informational text passages that are perfect for reading writing instruction. Visit The Literacy Store and view a video of Kristina Smekens sharing her favorite ways to use this book.

grey tee + white jeans.

Yes! tank top organization - instead of wasting drawers and all of my hangers!

Over 80 Road Trip Snacks, Breakfast, and Treats for your summer vacation!