Stellar Students: Vivid Verbs- such great ideas for teaching verbs!

Stellar Students: Vivid Verbs


Opinion Words

A team building phonics activity - free letter download (Rulin' The Roost)

Rulin' The Roost: Team {word} Building!

A cause and effect activity for workstations or early finishers!

Cause and Effect Jar for Workstations and Centers

Use Sequencing to Improve Writing and reading comprehension! (FREEBIE INSIDE)

Use Sequencing to Improve Writing and Comprehension! (FREEBIE INSIDE)

Change your room decor to match your book themes - this one is for Magic Treehouse read-alouds. Whimsy Workshop Teaching

Whimsy Workshop Teaching: Classroom Decor Cruise Linky Party!

Teach Synthesizing - It's all about a friendship between an elephant and a little girl. It makes the kids wonder whether it's fantasy and they really are friends or if the elephant is an imaginary friend. They change their thinking a few times, and in the end, they learn that the elephant has an imaginary child. I always re-read it one more time once they make this realization!

Favorite Read Alouds & Literacy Resources!

January Quick Checks! Great formative assessment piece! :)

One Extra Degree: January Quick Checks!

The Giving Tree costume for the book character parade at school

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Arthur Costume for reading celebration

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The possibilities are endless once you teach your students this tried and true strategy. Even the youngest students can be successful taking notes and writing about text. Learn how to carefully scaffold this note-taking process.

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The Adverb Song, sung to the tune of Skip to My Lou

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Your class will love to learn about using a thesaurus with this adorable mini-unit and create their own dinosaur.

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Free Pronoun Poster / Anchor Chart

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Are you looking for a FUN writing unit/project in which your students will be engaged, inspired and challenged? This unit encompasses the 3 main common core writing genres: nonfiction writing, narrative writing, and opinion writing. Your students will be completely ENGAGED as they create magazines that contain articles, advertisements and a short story.

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Paper plate armadillo - For Texas Unit

A Small Fox in a Big World: Story Hour 2009 :: Armadillos

Free Printable Adverb Posters

Parts of Speech ~ Adverbs

using color coding in writing

The Classroom Key: Personal Narrative Writing

Great way for students to learn to edit and revise their writing!!

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Follow the class into the Noun Forest, where it rains words! In this episode, kids learn: What are nouns The different types of nouns

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The Adverb Song, to the tune of Skip to my Lou

Confessions of a Teacher: I Sing Cheesy Songs Part 2 - The Classroom Key

To celebrate (and reward) my 200 followers I am giving away this dictionary detectives freebie! It is a workbook students use to practice using a dictionary. It would be great for a large group lesson, as a partner activity, or a word work center. Please leave feedback!You may also like my parts of speech pack:Parts of Speech PackOr my Fabulously Phonics Packs:Fabulously Phonics Short Vowels PackFabulously Phonics Long Vowels Pack

FREEBIE- Dictionary Detectives

BANG! is just one garam included in NERD ALERT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS!! Your 2nd and 3rd graders will get plenty of practice with adverbs and adjectives with this pack!

Schroeder Shenanigans in 2nd

Spring Themed CCSS aligned centers- a MUST for any 2nd grade teacher!

Differentiated Literacy Centers-Spring

word work: themed abc order

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