I love teaching the Elements of Literature! I think it's vital to students understanding what it takes to make a good story (long or short) so they are able to add it to their own stories. Today we expanded from Monday's foldable for PLOT. See the EofLit foldable. We created a page for the basic steps of PLOT: PLOT: sequence of events, cause/effect, conflict, relationships. *the storyline* EXPOSITION: meet the characters; learn about the setting (time & place; where/when); conflict/problem…
2400+ Digital Interactive Notebook Templates Clipart - Distance Learning Journal
Just a closer look at some of the interactive notebook templates from my Interactive Notebook Templates 1000+. Print on some colored paper for some added fun! These are versatile for math, reading, social studies, science, and more! Use for any grade level too! Easy to customize!
Free Rewards & PBIS
Our school has adopted a program called PBIS - Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. The idea behind this program is that you use ...
Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators Poster and Infographic - WeAreTeachers
We've created a brand-new classroom poster to help you teach kids smart highlighting skills. Plus, don't forget to save and pin the exclusive educator infographic.
Exploring Nonfiction Text Features
Nonfiction texts can seem a little overwhelming at first. Encouraging students to view a nonfiction book in terms of its parts or features can help quite a bit. The very first thing that students should understand about most nonfiction texts is that they don't need to read every word from start to finish. A nonfiction book can be compared to a grocery store. You buy what
Activities & Icebreakers for the First Day of Middle School | Synonym
Starting middle school can be quite the nerve wracking activity for a child. For most, it marks the first time that they are exposed to broad changes in their educational environment; the curriculum, ...
30 Books to Read Out Loud to Older Kids
Looking for some books to read out loud to older kids? This is such a fantastic list with suggestions straight from moms!
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Teaching about character traits in reading can be challenging but fun! Read about lots of great ideas to help you teach character traits in reading to improve reading comprehension.
Growth Mindset resource and
Why do kids need to learn to struggle? As adults we all know the most rewarding experiences in life often involve significant struggle and sacrifice at some stage. Personally the greatest joys in my life have all come with some form of struggle… Being married. We are very happily married, but that doesn’t mean we are always very happy with one another. Being a parent. The most rewarding thing I have and will ever do…but where did my sleep go? (x100 for my wife) Staying healthy. I like chocol
27 Awesome Straight-Talk Quotes About Teaching
No question, teaching is one of the toughest and most satisfying gigs around. We've gathered 27 of our favorite quotes on the high-wire act that is being a teacher. Save them for that day when it's raining papers to grade and IEP forms and you need a little inspiration.
Using Floor Tape In Your Classroom
Providing teachers with creative tips and resources to create successful classrooms. Classroom Organization, management, themes, lessons, worksheets.