Kindness Activities: A Character Education and Class Building Activity
This character education and classroom-building activity teaches kindness in the classroom. Just print-n-go and you're ready to start! This is an excellent activity to build self-esteem in the classroom! It can be used anytime during the year and is a perfect way for students to practice expressin...
Teach Reading Comprehension Skills Using Short Films
I love using short films to teach reading comprehension skills, and my students love watching them! Why do I love using them? Show a short film and students are engaged! Visual learners and students who typically struggle with reading comprehension, including English language learners (ELLs), have greater success practicing comprehension skills with shorts. Most shorts do not have dialogue, they're all action. My students, regardless of their level of language proficiency, "get" the lesson…
My Favorite Resources for Fourth Grade Teachers - Not So Wimpy Teacher
Congratulations fourth grade teacher! Fourth graders can be very independent and curious. The topics they are tackling in math are interesting and you are going to LOVE class read alouds. There are so many awesome fourth grade books! Now that you know you will be teaching fourth grade, you are probably starting to wonder what […]