50 fun call-and-response ideas to get students' attention + tips for creating your own
What do you do with those kids who are fluent readers but need so much more practice with comprehension? Task cards!
32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips!
COOL trick for teaching your students the difference between talking and whispering. This is a great classroom management trick!
Do your students have too much energy? Teacher tips to manage too students who have lots of energy. Classroom Management.
FREE Call Backs (Attention Getters) for the primary classroom
Jeopardy generator that can be used with SmartBoard or projected from a computer. I like how this one keeps the score on the side!
Publishing parties and other ways to motivate students to write
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Interesting article on classroom management.
Complete your Bright Birds themed space with an inspirational saying from Schoolgirl Style! “Use what talents you possess. The woods would be very silent if no
Back To School With Boho Birds! Check out Brandie Mansfield's awesome Boho Birds classroom!
Guided Reading Anchor Chart- Downgrade for First Grade but love the Expectations poster!
anchor charts for middle school science | purposeful talk anchor chart | School
Like this idea for groups it seems easy to move if need to change them to a higher or lower group.
Role Playing with the American Revolution (FREEBIES INCLUDED)! A super fun, hands-on activity for students to understand taxation without representation! - Young Teacher Love Blog
Here's a fun, easy, beginning of the year activity! Have your students brainstorm a list of things they want to accomplish or do in 5th grade, the...
blogger writes, "5th grade teachers - This read aloud is a MUST!! It tells of the true story of Pocahontas. It goes along great with our social studies curriculum and is fun and interesting for students to listen to. I will be reading this for my second read aloud of the year (and it will be my 6th year of reading it aloud to my students - even I love it!)"
5th grade writing partners! Partner up students and help them with ways to respond to their writing. This is great because the better the feedback is for a writer the better their final piece will be. This is a great way to teach how to give corrective feedback.
Student Friendly Behavior Notice for Classroom Management....could list the social contract and attach instead of writing noted
Sixth Grade - good ideas for setting up class and beginning of the year writing project.
Owl themed banner for classroom