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Writers notebook entries - I am a ... (even cute for the beginning of the year)

Have you ever used a Vowel Tree in your school room? A Vowel Tree helps children develop the pre-reading skill, word blends. If a Vowel Tree is new to you, here are a few tips. Start by placing one consonant from your moveable alphabet, such as ”r” in front of “a”. Say “ra” to the child. Move down the trunk until you’ve demonstrated all of the word blends: “re”, “ri”, “ro&...

Montessori Vowel Tree

I made genre tickets. Each kid got a book ring with color coded genre tickets. When they have read that genre AND got a 100 on the AR test AND filled out their Ticket Sheet they can hand in their ticket. Once they have turned in all of their tickets I told them I will buy them lunch or provide them with an incentive/ time, extra recess, etc...

Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs!

5-desk setup: everyone has a neighbor. room for a workstation.

Term III 2012 - MargD Teaching Photos

INteresting anchor chart

Buzzing With Mrs. McClain: Pin Up Thursdays Linky Party (May 29)

I should start wearing this as a public service campaign:)

Roots & Wings -There, Their, They're

Teaching My Friends!: Dr. Seuss Door - Quick Easy!

Teaching My Friends!: Dr. Seuss Door - Quick & Easy!

Pointers with reading comprehension questions: Students in guided groups draw a pointer and answer the question.

The Fairytale of a First Grade Teacher!: Brain Feelers!!!

Introducing Bulletin Board

Classroom Displays

Great lessons to teach students

FREE -Here's a cute sign for your classroom about the noise and mess associated with learning. :)

Teachers Notebook


Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs!

Check out these 10 best summer reads for teachers!

The 10 best summer reads for teachers -

Champs Posters for Classroom Behavior Management Mega Bundle

Posters for Classroom Behavior Management Mega Bundle

Education to the Core: Rate your learning scale….plus other great charts!

Education to the Core: Anchor Charts

Student numbers and line positions! So doing this this year!

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This is a great way to get students to learn their sight words. They start with the yellow cards (8th place) and work themselves up to 1st place (Blue). You can give them some rewards for each goal met. The words used in this pack are Fry’s first 100 words. Words are in 8 different groups made up of 12 to 13 words per set.--Teaching by the Beach

bigger numbers, put fact families, draw what it looks like (50 can be two quarters, half of 100, half of a football field, 5 groups of 10, array, fractions and decimals, measurement w/ 50cm 50in etc.