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Teaching Ideas

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KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

TheHappyTeacher: KETCHUP folder

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Encourage students to go back to the text to search for quotes to support themes found in current reading. Example shows quotes from Lord of the Flies. Helps students collect necessary textual evidence to support claim--a CCSS requirement.

Talking About Theme... A Teacher's Post

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Simple domino game for multiplication.

Fun Games 4 Learning: Domino Math Games

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Great point of view lesson with a student fave book!

Teaching with Style: Dear Mrs. LaRue

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5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play - Freebie and blog post with details about how to play each game

5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

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This is a graph I made for students to record their fluency progress using the cold, warm and hot reading strategy for repeated reading. The first ...

My Fluency Progress Monitoring Graph

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LLI {Leveled Literacy Intervention} Schedule Posted & Group Management: Each Student has his/her name on an owl. Whoever's owl is on top will sit next to me that day (for extra reading support + running record). I rotate the owls every other day, so students sit next to me two days in a row (first an odd lesson day - then an even lesson day).

Boston Massacre, fake blood, and primary documents!

Primary vs Secondary Sources

This has been CVHS Library's MOST talked about display in a long time! We asked staff and students to take a "selfie" with their home bookshelf in the background and email it to us. We dubbed them "shelfies," a term I hadn't seen before so we're taking credit for coining it! :) We have them displayed on a BB and also in an album on our library FB page. www.facebook.com/...

Grudgeball.. a Review Game and other great games in the comments. Where was this when I was student teaching!

To Engage Them All: Grudgeball.. a Review Game Where Kids Attack!

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Mentor Texts for Informational text Structures: Order and Sequence

Use this for students who finish quickly and haven't done their best. Can be adapted for any grade.

Notable Music Studio: Solidifying Tempos

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Students use hash tags to practice one-word summary writing. Can use as quick check for understanding of events, people, or theories.

The Curly Classroom: I {Heart} Notebooks 2.0

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Higher level thinking - have them come up with questions to a given answer to assess their knowledge!

Teaching Point of View (blog post from Teaching with a Mountain View)

Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Point of View

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Introducing Close Reading with Oreos- LOVE this!

Stuckey in Second: Close Reading with Oreos

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Drawing Conclusions reading cards

enforceable statements vs. commands {Wow, so much to think about here with regards to teaching, parenting, ANY relationship. Enforceable statements = respectful attitudes. Commands = Servant/slave relationship}

Forever in First: Enforceable What?

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enforceable statements vs. commands {Wow, so much to think about here with regards to teaching, parenting, ANY relationship. Enforceable statements = respectful attitudes. Commands = Servant/slave relationship}

Forever in First: Enforceable What?

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I would get an I-pad for this app alone. Awesome running record app.. It even records the child reading and saves it with the running record. Great for conferences and intervention meetings!

Nice activity for linking Verbs

Fluency Passages, Running Records, Hot/Cold Reads, Zoofluency

Second Grade Nest: Zoofluency

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Fun "science" activity to demonstrate how your pulse works! The boys did this, I am so excited about watching Karadyn learn too :)

How to See Your Pulse

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Fiction vs. Nonfiction Text Features (from Stories By Storie)

Stories By Storie: Diving Into Nonfiction Text Features

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