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"Said" is Dead - You might notice that your readers may start to point out other types of punctuation now that you've made them aware of it. Great! Work on quotation marks next, and ask students to change their voice to sound like the characters. Linking this lesson back to tracking the moods in the story may be helpful. Just switch out moods with character traits and evidence. You may also want to draw attention to certain words in the text that describe the way in which the characters speak...
Other ways to say "said"... I should translate this so it's a bilingual anchor chart...
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"Calm down jar" i babysat for a family that had one and it was amazing!! the kid was fine after the glitter settled
Keys to Math signs ....I need this to put in their math journals!!!!!
Behaviour punch cards: At the end of a good day, they get a hole punched in their Behavior Punch Card. After they get 20 hole punches they get to pick out of the prize box! I copy the punch card on colored cardstock and I have my kiddos store them in their pencil boxes, but you could add a magnet to the bottom and have them stick them under their desks. Click the picture to download
When kids are getting tired of sitting in their seats...try this