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Coordinate Graphing and Equations (a project for Michelle :)

Readbox: such a cool idea for book reports instead of having students write something. And the QR codes make it interesting for the rest of the class ... definitely have to think about using this.

Adventures to Fitness! Brain break or indoor recess movement!

genius - my kids LOVE Wordle. Now I need to remember this for a beginning of the year activity for adjectives that describe them or interests!

Comparing fractions anchor chart. Plus more anchor chart ideas on this blog post!

nice way to teach alliteration during poetry unit while incorporating nouns and adjectives.

STEM and the Winter Olympics - Learn where you can find 26 short videos that explain the science and engineering behind the Winter Olympics!

Why have I never thought of this? Genius!

Word of the Week...will try next year! I really like this for literary terms review

What's Your Promise? Adorable Earth Day craft!!!

This teacher has created a long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them.

Would love to put that in my office

~Bulletin Board.... I would add student writing on an index card with perhaps why they chose that cover to make it more student centered. Love the idea. *

Idiom examples

Put needed supplies on sticky notes for conferences.

I will teach to my best ability but ultimately they are your children.

Homework club - everyone starts off in the homework club. They can continue to stay if they turn their homework in on time. End of the month all students still remaining get lunch with teacher!

Teaching Children Not to Be Rude! Great guest blog post on Corkboard Connections by nationally-recognized children's author Julia Cook

Making inferences, not predictions. Love the distinction and the sentence stems to get the kids practicing!

Top 10 Picture Books to Use When Modeling Writing to Students

Teaching students to "show" in their writing.