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4th grade Ideas

4th grade Ideas

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Memory Wheels - First Day, Last Day, and Any Day in Between!

Middle School Math Moments (and more!): Memory Wheels - First Day, Last Day, and Any Day in Between!

Have kids illustrate prefixes, suffixes, and roots to better remember what each means!

Glitter In Third: vocabulary

Reviewing theme from the song "Frozen" - great idea!

The Brown-Bag Teacher: Reviewing Theme with Frozen's "Let it Go"

.Observation Look-Fors

Inspirational quotes for students to color... great way to decorate the room and motivate students!

All Quotes Coloring Pages

Reading Responses - Non-Fiction

Reading Responses - Non-Fiction

New Year's Resolutions - great idea! copy each student's foot and have them write what they will do different in the new year (2nd half of school year)

Erica's Ed-Ventures: January 2011

Read how I teach Main Idea Using Informational Text.

Monday Made It!

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Monday Made It!

Words Their Way Ideas for independent work. Also teacher explains how she organizes words their way work into her 5 days of rotation Reading Group time. GREAT ideas!

T is for Teaching: Words Their Way

Argument Writing

Mrs. Clay English - Persuasive Writing

Cool idea for independent reading accountability. Maybe also do with comprehension strategies/text structures/narrative text elements.

Smiles and Sunshine: Workshop Wednesday: Pinterest Reading

▶ Figurative Language in movies and commercials - YouTube

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Teacher Resources

Helping Verbs...Sing to tune of "Jingle Bells" THIS strategy works with students!!

Idea for teaching

Vocabulary Game: This is a cool interactive game to make vocabulary fun. This can be put into our unit for the difficult vocab on inventions and pollution

Guess My Word Spinner |

A GREAT website with examples of differentiation! My favorite Differentiation Website with ready to use printables (free!)

daretodifferentiate - home


Fiction Reading Response Choice Board

100 different creative time-fillers for the end of the teaching period. FREE

This unit is designed to be used with a small group, book club, or whole class shared reading of Sid Fleischman's Newberry Medal book The Whipping ...

The Whipping Boy Unit - Common Core Alligned

Neat point of view activity: Students draw their character in the window and write about an event as that character would see it.

Get in the Fold!: point of view

I would use this for students who finish too quickly and miss a lot of problems - love this idea! Parents would know if their child was rushing through. Staple to any graded sheet

Notable Music Studio: Solidifying Tempos

Use Katy Perry's "Roar" and other popular songs to review figurative language & poetry devices - from

Use two colors for name calling sticks. Flip the stick after you've called that student. Brilliant!

Coffee, Kids and Compulsive Lists: 2013 Classroom Pics!