$Objectives and standards can be challenging for students to understand. “I Can” statements are a student friendly alternative. This pack contains “I Can” statements for each of the 6th - 8th grade Reading & Writing History/Social Studies Common Core Standards. Each statement is approximately 4 1/4 X 11” and will fit nicely into a small pocket chart. Print this set on 8.5 X11” letter size paper and cut into strips.
Reading and Writing History/SS 6-8 Common CoreI Can Statements
Hide questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it. Perfect way to review/have fun! This is an idea from kindergarten that could be used in ANY grade!!
Kindergarten Smiles: Common Core
Meet the Teacher organization
Peace, Love, and First Grade: Meet the Teacher
A cute and easy way to do brain breaks. Anytime I think one is necessary in my classroom I would have a student come up and draw from the cup blindly and whichever activity they draw the whole class will do. All these ideas are real simple and provide as a quick break to help refocus my future students.
Teacher Appreciation Pencil Door hanger by BowsandBellsHangers, $24.00
Parts of an argument essay - included in the Argument Essay Student Guide
Argument Writing Student Guide Common Core Grades 6-12
Literacy & Math Ideas: Common Core Writing Common Core Writing/ Common Core writing shares many similarities with writing that has been required in the past. One of the major differences in the inclusion of something called opinion writing. At the lower grades this is what this type of writing is called. At the middle school grade levels and higher, it is called argument writing.
Common Core Writing
Literacy & Math Ideas: Common Core Writing
homework incentive - Each night 100% of the class does their homework, put up a letter in the homework banner. If the class gets every letter in the banner, the whole class wins a no-homework pass!! But if one person doesn't do their HW? The WHOLE banner comes down!
6th grade English Common Core language, speaking/listening, and writing statements (purchased on Teachers Pay Teachers)
Mrs. Beers' 6th Grade Language Arts: First Day Read Alouds for the Middle Grades
Grade 5 Writing Prompts, graphic organizers, and rubric for the Common Core