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Cottage on Blackbird Lane: Another 3rd Grade Biography Project

Free Printable Sight Word Game at Brain Power Boy

Free Printable Sight Word Game

KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

TheHappyTeacher: KETCHUP folder

Roll a Fraction/Decimal/Percent math center! Students roll 2 dice to get the percent and then convert it to a fraction, decimal, and picture! GREAT PRACTICE!

Space People: helps create spaces between the words when writing.

Time 4 Kindergarten: Spacing Between Words

I would add to the saying "when two vowels go walking the first one does the talking and USUALLY says its name." this will give the students the decoding strategy that if the vowel name doesn't work try the short vowel sound... one or the other should handle most words. Also I would put these up on the blackboard while using them but not on the wall.

Teaching's a Hoot!: Word Family & Anchor Chart Fun

Check out this blog post for tons of excellent anchor charts!

Reading group consolidation activity?? Students read a picture book in pairs. After reading they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - make a text to self connection, retell, determine importance, use questioning, visualizing, infer The set includes one game card for teachers to photocopy for each game. Please see my other free products to download this game for grades 3-6.

Reading Comprehension dice Game - grades K-2

Life as I Know it...: 52 Get to Know You Questions! Perfect for team-building!

Life as I Know it...: 52 Get to Know You Questions!

50 playful activity ideas for engaging beginning readers with high frequency sight word learning.

50 Playful Sight Words Activity Ideas for Beginning Readers | Childhood101

A Fun {and Easy} Math Game - Walk the Plank

Primarily Speaking: A Fun {and Easy} Math Game

First, collect data!! My kids had 39 blurt outs in one hour! Wow! Then, come up with a reasonable goal and reward. Let the students give ideas for rewards. It will also help if you have a behavior replacement. I used Velcro on the back on the numbers. Whenever a student blurts, I will take the number off starting at 8. If they stay within the 1-8 number range, then they will receive a link on a paper chain. Once the chain touches the floor we're going to have a big shindig! Depending on your ...

early finisher drawers for each student...differentiated work to target areas needing reinforcement...

dandelions and dragonflies: Open House and QR Codes

Ideas and solutions for the secondary classroom. #highschoolEnglish

Life as I Know it...: 52 Get to Know You Questions!...I have played this before, and trust me, it's more fun than it looks like!

Life as I Know it...: 52 Get to Know You Questions!

each student paints a popsicle stick and they are arranged to make a bigger piece of art.

Live, Love, Teach: This is it...

Leaves on Pond pictures. Art/Science tie in: basic shapes and abstract art with nature study and week 10 science new grammar.

Almost Unschoolers: Concentric Leaf Shapes

Smart! Each student has a stick with their number on it. When they take a book from the box, they put their stick in. Then they know where to return their book.

Lighting a Fire: Library Organization

FREE app from Scholastic to level your classroom library books

Love this! Front folders for unfinished work instead of inside desks where sometimes the work disappears into black holes. - or on the sides if they sit at tables!

Cool portable and fun way to visual schedule. Pringles, anyone?

Great way to store pecs for visual schedules.

Guided Reading Made Easy

You can order a box of books from this site for $12.99. They will range from toddler to young adult books. Each box contains approximately 150 books (give or take). You can also order more age/grade specific books, but it costs a bit more. There is now an advisory on their site that due to high demand, boxes may not ship for up to 5 weeks, but for $12.99, that's a small price to pay :)