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Teaching Tips and Lesson Plans

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Teaching Tips and Lesson Plans

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"First, Next, Then, Last" monster themed graphic organizers.

Graphic Organizers

10 Rhetorical Questions to Stop Using in the Classroom along with much better alternatives. A total MUST READ for teachers (and parents).

Classroom Data Wall : The border is made up of paint chips. One paint chip per student. In each section they write their GOAL for that quarter.

12 Power Words anchor chart.

{14 Cozy Kids Books that Celebrate Fall} Wonderful reads about autumn activities for kids ages 1 - 10!

14 Cozy Kids Books that Celebrate Fall

Beginning of the Year Assessments (this is for 1st grade, but some ideas can be adjusted for younger grades)

Fun in First Grade: Beginning of the Year Assessments

This website gives you specific books for every reading strategy

Saw this idea of making giant pencils out of pringles cans. Took it one step further and turned them into Box Tops collection bins. I will use them for decorations at Back to School night and Class Assignment Day. Then maybe some lucky students will win one of their own! (picture only.)

Setting the Tone in the First 10 Minutes of the First Day of School- a simple idea to start the year off right! LOVE this post!

TEACHER TIP: I like to laminate cards, hole punch and attach onto a metal ring. You can keep student information at your fingertips throughout the year. Perfect for emergencies, field trips or quick contact information. Just hang on a hook by your phone in your room.

I am in LOVE with this blog post about Meet the Teacher night!! So many great tips on how she runs things including the student packets, helping hands for supplies, and treats for students and parents.

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Ready or Not...Meet the Teacher!

Easy crate seat using table cloth instead of material. tutorial step by step directions. Cheap storage solution to match your classroom theme

Crate Seat Tutorial | Pre-K Pages


One Week to Math Centers! - Tina's Teaching Treasures

Math Strategy Posters for Building Math Fact Confidence

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT IDEA~ Swipe a fat marker along the bottom pages of students' workbooks using different colors for each one. When you say, "Please take out your green Spelling workbook," the kids will be able to peek in their cluttered desks and pull out the right one, the first time!

A Cupcake for the Teacher: freebie

Teaching students to "show" in their writing.

Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

Teaching Special Thinkers: Telling Time is EASY PEASY Love this idea for teaching time with manipulatives!

Teaching Special Thinkers: Telling Time is EASY PEASY

Reminder sticky notes to attach to your wrist like a watch. Great reminders to send home with kids!

Kindergarten number game: math quantities and numerals

Kindergarten Number Game

Helpful poster for classroom guidelines of group and partner work.

Math Boggle worksheet using both addition and subtraction.

Addition and Subtraction Boggle

Using Clothespins to Display Student Work

11 x 17 book resport page

Book Report Poster (UPDATED)

I would put it in a reusable cup that said "Here's something to help you get back to the grind. Hopefully you won't lose your mind!" And add a crazy straw. :)

Get Busy Living: Back to School Gift