Collective Nouns for Animal Groups.....not sure why but this may be helpful someday
This is like reverse jigsaw compared to what I do. I might try this rendition and see which one I like better.
I love the desk arrangement in this classroom. Open group concept. Student desks are in groups, but all face the smart/white/chalk board.
Here's a sign about how students will be learning, with expectations for how each form should look.
Use these task cards to help you manage independent reading. They can be used for writing prompts, whole and small group discussions, learning stations and reading conferences. #readingtaskcards
frogspot:One of the first things I do when I have my own classroom, is set up the routine of a small...
Adventures of Teaching: What to Do The First Week of School!
get to know you sheet, would be cute to leave in the res' rooms for them to get to know eachother!
Funky in Fourth: Holding Students Accountable During Reading Groups- -a group rubric
Might be doing this as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year, when my theme is Coming of Age/Self Assertion... Exploing "Would You Rather..." Questions | Minds in Bloom