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Reading Comprehension Dice Game... Great way to spice up guided reading

Reading Comprehension Dice Game

the latest chapter books for 6 to 12 year olds

The Latest Chapter Books for Kids Ages 6 to 12 - Imagination Soup

Education to the Core: Know Your Students: Five Ways to Check for Understanding in Your Classroom

Nonfiction scavenger hunt

Mandy's Tips for Teachers: Nonfiction Features

Marker Mania activity, kids color code parts of speech in sentences, markers make anything fun!

The Classroom Key: Making Parts of Speech Stick

Theme Organizer - I like this. Theme is difficult to teach and this gives a list of common themes taught in stories; possibly use for readers response?

This website offers 830 paper templates for download. It has anything from regular lined paper to yahtzee score

Printable Lesson Plan

great writing tip sheet for parents... send home at the beginning of the year

Did this with the boys. They had a blast with it! I split the "who" into 2 sections: "who", and then "what kind". So you start with a noun, then add an adjective to it, then continue with the rest of the chart.

Stretch A Sentence Chart Gr 1-3

10 Rhetorical Questions to Stop Using in the Classroom - great post: don't set your own trap

"Gallery Walk" Test Prep/Station Work - gets students up and moving, collaborative groups, precision, problem solving - can be used in any subject! AWESOME - Teaching To Inspire In 5th

Quick & Easy Formative Assessment: It is better to Copy/Paste/Print from this pin since this document is much smaller in the post.

Quick & Easy Formative Assessments


Teach n' Tex: Anchor Charts & a Ferris Bueller Moment

Inexpensive, colorful duct tape to flag pencils and help prevent them from disappearing!

The Disappearing Pencil Trick | Kristen Dembroski, Ph.D.

Great organization ideas for grading! This is too funny...I already do this but I have multiple boxes for each day this way I can include participation points or multiple assignments per day.

Tales Of Teaching In Heels: Grading Organization

Teaching Theme: Anchor Chart- I love the idea of using anchor charts! This one in particular seems to be really helpful. Students always have a hard time trying to figure out the theme of what they are reading, especially when you are first introducing how to do that! I think that this activity would make it a little bit easier for them to do on their own.

All Things Upper Elementary: Teaching Theme: Anchor Chart

Frames for Ways to Start an Essay and Ways to End an Essay (My Life as a Third Grade Teacher)

Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions

Best selling Graphic Organizers have been a top 100 item for grades 3-5! 80 Graphic Organizers in this terrific packet! Aligned with Common Core Standards for grades 3-5, but sixth grade teachers have purchased and loved these as well.$

Common Core: Graphic Organizers for Reading Literature Grades 3-5

The Thinker Builder: How I Keep My Classroom Library THRIVING

The Thinker Builder: How I Keep My Classroom Library THRIVING