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9/11 Writing Project - I still have a hard time teaching on this topic, so today we focused on the heroes of September 11th. After a video and discussion about how amazing people can be when they come together for good, the kids "rebuilt" the towers from cardstock bricks. Each one had an idea for a way they could be a hero every day.


You'll Never Forgive Your Teachers For Not Showing You These 11 Math Hacks

Math Hacks (A slightly different way to convert C to F: double it, subtract the first digit, then add 32. Eg, 22C .. X2 = 44 .. Subtract the first digit (4) 44-4=40. Now add 32. 40+32=72.)

from Hojo's Teaching Adventures

Remembering September 11th

Many of today's students were not even alive when September 11 took place! So how are elementary teachers supposed to teach about 9/11 in the classroom? This blog post has some great ideas - freebies, books, videos, and more! Ideas for your Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom. {with links to get FREE Downloads!!}

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Remembering September 11th

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September Themed Close Reading Passages (Informational Text) RI.1

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American Symbols Patriotic Coloring Pages - Constitution Day

Interactive and pattern filled coloring sheets for Patriotic events like Independence Day, 9-11, Veterans Day, Presidents Day and Memorial Day. Great art project for kids and with both designs included there is something for everyone--even adults who love to color with their kids!