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I love having students think differently for "All About Me" activities, especially the older kids. This is perfect for middle school. Find a song, embed it on their website, find the lyrics, make a wordcloud, use it with an activity in Language Arts... lots of possibilities @Becky Prestidge - maybe we could do something similar to this?

Keeping Kids Reading – 10 Ways to Get Kids to Enjoy Reading

Anchor Charts

Checking for comprehension

Printable paper - "This website offer 830 paper templates for download. It has anything from regular lined paper to yahtzee score sheet to music paper. if you need a template, drop by and download what you need"

Printable paper | Herouxapps

Class Focus Poster Printed

It's All in Print - A Printed Poster and a DIY Calendar

Want to try something new this year? Give Sticky Notes a chance!

HoJos Teaching Adventures: Using Sticky Notes In the Classroom

A punctuation song (with lyrics) that's great for introducing Commas to young learners.

Reading Songs for Children with Lyrics from Kiboomu Kids Songs

How to Control a Disruptive Class: The Quick & Easy Method that Saved My Sanity | Teach 4 the Heart

Need a quote for an assignment, newsletter, or inspiration? Check out this site that has quotes chosen especially for the classroom - nothing inappropriate or irrelevant. Makes it way easier to find the quote YOU need.

digital scavenger hunt - SCVNGR – A useful free app that lets you create your very own digital scavenger hunts, start to finish.

The Teacher's Quick Guide To Digital Scavenger Hunts - Edudemic

What the Teacher Wants!: The Common core and YOU: Part deux! narrative writing graphic organizers

What the Teacher Wants!: The Common core and YOU: Part deux!

Pandora in the Classroom. I've been looking for appropriate stations for so long!!

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

Create fake text to display your morning message to your class each day

FACS Classroom Ideas: ifaketext

5 reasons to use performance tasks in the classroom!

36 weeks of daily Common Core language review for 5th grade! 5-A-Day: 5 tasks a day, M-Th. CCSS L.5.1-L.5.6 Also available for 4th and 6th grades! $

This 91 page Grade 5-6 Wonder unit supports the wonderful book by R.J. Palacio. The unit is organized in 8 parts to echo the 8 parts of the book, with each section containing comprehension, writing, drama, vocabulary, media literacy, as well as a visual arts or drama activity. $

Wonder by R.J. Palacio Integrated Book Study

Types of sentences anchor chart. Different sentence types.

Google Lit Trips allows students to tour the places where the characters they read about are living. This website has over 35 pre-created trips that teachers and students can download and run through Google Earth. The lit trips are easy to navigate and organized by grade level. The website also gives step by step instructions on how teachers can create their own lit trips, tips for using Google Earth and ideas for integrating Google Lit trips into your current curriculum.

Google Lit Trips - Dec 8, 2009 - Google, Google Earth - Teq Blog

#FREE Dictionary Worksheets with Answer Keys

FREE Dictionary Worksheets with Answer Keys

"Discussion Tables" - Pick a passage from a book you are reading and glue it to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the passage. Going to try with "Wonder"

Conversations in Literacy: Tabletop Twitter