FREE Summary Poster {using Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then) ....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

FREE Summary Poster {using Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then)

Read about tips to teach Author's Purpose. This one is Three Purposes for One Topic.

Upper Elementary Snapshots

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type

10 simple sight word activities - The Measured Mom

There are some great 2nd Grade anchor charts on this site -- by the Groovy Grandma!

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A bunch of ways to use floor tape in your classroom- wow- I didn't realize how awesome this stuff was! Pin now- get later!!

Your Teacher's Aide: Using Floor Tape In Your Classroom

I purchased a chip and dip tray from the dollar tree and turned it into a vocabulary center.  In each section of the chip section is an activity.  Each of them are numbered.  The students rolls a dice in the middle and complete the activity that matches what they rolled.  They then write their answer on the recording sheet.  You can grab a free copy of the recording sheet.

Adventures of Room 129

This would make a good GUESS WHO? bulletin board for open house night!!!

One Extra Degree: March 2011

Every teacher knows this moment. Your students are in the classroom talking and talking. you are sitting your desk, chin on your hand. You are looking at everyone and just waiting for them to shut their mouths.

I'm Just Going To Wait Until It's Quiet | T-Shirts, Tank Tops, Sweatshirts and Hoodies | HUMAN

Mom and kid-approved apps to help your child learn to read. Available for a variety of devices!

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Love these activities for learning about consonant digraphs!

Consonant Digraphs- The Little Old Lady Who Swallowed ...

For all my teacher friends PIN THIS NOW!! Incredible reading management binder to track student progress. Every form you will need for assessing students and developing instruction. A great addition to your reading workshop management.

Reading Management Binder

Questions to ask while reading fiction text. Free downloads from Fun in First good handout for parents

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Squishy Not Slick — keys


Writing Goal Board Students use post-its to self-edit each piece of writing for spacing, punctuation, capitalization, and sight word spelling

a Class*y Collaboration: Setting Goals in Writing

First Grade Wow, superhero poem

First Grade Wow

FREE Superhero Word Bubble Printable @ Meaningful Mama. Every other site I have found charges money for these.

Free Superhero Word Bubble Printable -

This fun superhero theme accelerated reader clip chart will help encourage your students to meet their AR goals. Your students will be excited to climb the AR points ladder and get to the top of the stack of books! The title and points are editable so the chart will work for any points system. By Pink Cat Studio

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Superhero classroom theme and decor ~Classroom decor by Schoolgirl Style

Superhero Classroom Theme

* I think it is great to have a set of daily rules for your students to follow when you are there but establishing a set of rules, behavior expectations, and consequences for when you are NOT there is an amazing idea! Anchor Charts - Sub Rules

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Anchor Charts

Little Stars Learning: Seahorse Paper Plate Craft w/template

Little Stars Learning: Seahorse Paper Plate Craft w/template

Fern's Freebie Friday ~ All About Me Printables

Win the Teacher Anchor from CJayne Teach!

Win the Teacher Anchor from CJayne Teach!

Hook a book. A fun spin on book reports. I could see this being a fun project for my kids to see how many fish they can catch :-)

Pinned from Looking for a hands-on phonics activity for center work or independent practice? his set included 30 cards focusing on 5 short vowel sounds (a,e,i,o,u). Each vowel has 6 corresponding cards and an answer key. I even color coded the cards by vowel sound for easy organization and cleanup.

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