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Foldable Fun– Geometry- Lots of idea on this blog!

They don't have to be monsters... they can be decorated in all sorts of ways!

Options for Mistakes

Have kids write the reason on a white board and take a picture with them holding it, frame it for Mother's Day gift..... How Stinkin' Cute!

To move hand when cutting: to teach hand placement /movement when cutting. Space out stickers along the edge of a paper and instruct to cut and move non dominant hand to one sticker at a time from bottom to top.

Math Fact Mastery and the Common Core - Should kids be required to memorize math facts? Research says YES! Free webinar from Laura Candler with strategies for developing conceptual understanding and building fluency with math facts.

Label Freebies (ELA, Science, Social Studies, Work Folder, Handwriting Notebook, Writing Notebook, Math Notebook & Take-Home Folder)

Computer log-in and passwords...awesome!!!

YouTube Test Taking Encouragement, showed this last year, class loved it

The Berenstain Bears Go To School - All 7 Habits...This would also be great for 1st day of school.

Cha Cha slide with graphics for kids. Great Brain Break! Fun stuff less than 4 minutes and kid friendly

MUST WATCH! 3rd grade teachers pumping the kids up for state test with Bieber remix!

Have students decorate their math notebooks with all the important numbers from their life.

Sound Hop Use rubber dots for hopping the sounds in words. The children hop on a dot as they say each sound in the word. This is great for kinesthetic learners.

Classroom Bingo Board: Behavior Incentive-When you are trying to work on something as a class, you can play Bingo! Decide what the class needs to work on. Once they exhibit that behavior (walking quietly in hallway, homework turned in on time, etc.), have a student pull a number out of a hat. The number they draw gets covered up. Once they get a Bingo, have a class reward!

Robert Munsch reads all of his stories aloud on his official site! I never read Robert Munsch to my kids. I tell them I cannot do justice to his read-aloud amazingness! They have to listen to him.

Island Conquer math game freebie - combines area and perimeter practice with coordinate graphing skills.

This is a 43 word document that contains Essential Questions and Teacher Prompts for each of the 4th Grade Common Core Literacy Standards.

30% off for today, June 1st. Back to School Super Start Combo from Laura Candler - Includes the Back to School Super Start Pack and Go for Green Stoplight Management System. Save $ when you purchase both together!

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Never found a website as helpful as this one for phonemic awareness activities!

Amazing classroom arrangements and ideas! You have to see these!

Teacher and Lesson Planner Editable with Common Core SS