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#STAAR Reading and Writing Resources for Texas teachers with correlation to TEKS. Take the teacher time out of test prep! #AppliedPractice #edChat #TeacherResources #TexasTeacher

STAAR Reading and Writing | Applied Practice

I am not a teacher but this is the coolest bulletin board!

Let students sign a pair of pants to celebrate the completion of testing. Teachers-Wear your "SMARTIE PANTS" with pride !

No Monkey Business: Wear Your "Smartie Pants!"

"Wall of champions" post its to demonstrate 80% or higher on assessments


Biography Research

Don't be a Grinch! Use your students' love of the holidays to teach 20+ Common Core Standards and a dozen reading skills! Character Analysis, Cause and Effect, Sequencing, Context Clues ~ ALL covered using this fun visual scaffolding tool. This story map is part of a "system" for teaching reading that helps kids learn and teachers teach! visit TPT and look for "Close Reading; Fun for Kids ~ Easy for Teachers!" $

Close Reading; Fun for Kids ~ Easy for Teachers! K - 5

Art Projects for Kids: How to Draw the Grinch

How to Draw the Grinch - Art Projects for Kids

A round up of the cutest Fox Valentine's Day Cards on Etsy. Everything from PDF, instant downloads to die cut, handmade originals. #ValentinesDay #Valentine #Fox

Cutest Fox Valentine's Day Cards - Wendy Nielsen

Idea for a lesson on conjunctions in compound sentences. Picture only.

Jamestown online adventure game ~ The year is 1607. you are the captain of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia in this flash-based historical simulation. Will your colony survive and prosper or will it become another "lost colony"?

Vocabulary Parade! Great way for your kiddos to really remember those new words! Class book idea: give each child a different word and an outline drawing of a person, and have them dress them to represent the word. Try adjectives like curious, terrifying, intense, mysterious, etc.

Hang things on the wall using painter tape and hot glue. Place painter tape first and then hot glue wherever you need it to go. It'll come right off at the end of the year.

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    Stacy Coy McCutchen


clever classroom sign

Sewing kit gift. Great for tweens, those with first place, college students, co-workers.

A Christmas Gathering 2010

Students' Birthday treats for the classroom - cost $1 for the whole year- This would also be cute for a Valentine with a heart on the top

Waterfall made from plastic tablecloths and lights

AR Paws with different point amounts

Foxes out of leaves - from different solutions facebook page

List of Easy Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids - Sassy Dealz

List of Easy Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids - Crafty Morning

Easy fox craft

Glued to my Crafts: Dr Seuss Inspired - Easy Fox {Kid Craft}

Giant Connect Four! Take a shower curtain, spray paint it yellow and leave "holes" for the game pieces. Grab some plastic plates from the dollar tree and throw on Velcro on the back of the plates and where the holes are, then use Velcro to hang it from the wall each time you want to play. Kids loved it!

Conversation jenga. This would be great for the beginning of the year - or anytime as a community builder.

Something To Talk About...: Conversation Jenga

Tonya's Treats for Teachers: Decide Now App~a Bright Ideas for your classroom personal spinner for the classroom.

A Bad Case of Stripes!! so doing this for character day this year!!!

The Teacher Diaries: Read Across America Day...

Love this idea :) -- "The incredible shrinking notes" Students start out writing a summary of their reading on the large index card. They are then given a medium sized card and have to take the info from the large card and condense it. By the time students get to the small index card they're getting to the main point/idea of the reading selection.

The Middle School Mouth: More on Interactive Notebooks