I have become obsessed with this site!!! There are over 150 digital books! ALL FREE!
Miss Martin's Classroom: Classroom Boggle Board and Freebie!
"Table Texting" is a fun, interactive strategy you can use with any piece of text or topic. The key is to pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher or facilitator collects the papers and redistributes them. Students get to read other responses and reply. The process continues until all of the speech bubbles are completed. At the end, students get to read their classmates' responses. Great for upper grades.
CCSS Brownie Business~ This 3-week project-based unit includes everything needed to plan and execute a school-based Brownie Business, including: project timelines, templates, vocabulary, worksheets, activities, posters, and publicity tools. The product download is a completely formattable Word document. Use this fun, ready-to-use economics project to raise money, teach hands-on economics, and have fun, too! $$
This is a packet of simple assessment sheets that will help you keep track of individual student's progress throughout the school year. To assemble...
the teacher wife: how to create your own teacher binder
This would HAVE to get kids to add their name!!!
WORD COLLECTION JARS - I love this! Pull 10 words from the jar and create a story using all 10 words!
This pack has everything you need for an organized, effective, and motivating Work on Writing center/choice time for your students! Perfect for the daily five! I also like how she has used folders on the bulletin board- one side explains the center, the other side has the materials you need to complete that center. Clever!
This pack has everything you need for an organized, effective, and motivating Work on Writing center/choice time for your students! Perfect for the daily five!
How do Readers know when to stop and jot? Nice image of an anchor chart on this topic.
Text features treasure hunt - fun!
Character Body Book Report Projects: This is an example of a Mr. Twit character project (from “The Twits” written by Roald Dahl) that was designed by one of my students. The student wrote a description inside the vest area and glued adjectives that describe Mr. Twit. on the outside of his arms and legs. Directions and templates for assembling these fun “character body book report projects” are available on Unique Teaching Resources.
The Twits Mr Twit by Roald Dahl Main Character Book Report Project
This is a helpful chart containing important questions to ask students about what they are reading. This aligns with the Common Core Language Arts Standard 3.RL.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
FREE customizable lesson plan. Save in word...and you can customize!
LOVE THIS... WHAT A GREAT IDEA!!!! Reading Fair Projects- instead of science fair or just as a class project
A Cupcake for the Teacher: Reading Center Starter Kit!!!!!
WOW! Common Core ELA Standards by grade level with corresponding lessons and activities. This is an incredible resource!!
Ideas for Interactive Notebook- great blog, AND it's by a middle school teacher