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"Show", not "tell"... Neat idea. Something many 4th grade students struggle with. Very cute idea!

Miss Radka's Rhapsody: Show not Tells!

This video goes along with the OREO persuasive writing concept. Great for helping students with opinion writings!

adorable school album--groups like shutterfly often offer free 8x8 albums, just pay shipping

A Very Special Class Project | Alice Park Blog


Life... as I know it: Whole-Class Journaling

Sounding it out is just one part of reading. Check out these five things kids need to know before they're ready to learn to sound out words.


Synthesizing student knowledge with Post Its (no active link). I will use with persuasive text to see how the kids opinions change with the debates.

SERIOUSLY, how have I never heard of this website before? This site is FULL of wonderful interactive reading strategy games...

WPSU Education - Blue Ribbon Readers

Teacher Mama: Bottle Caps ABCs - Boy Mama Teacher Mama

Teacher Mama: Bottle Caps ABCs - Boy Mama Teacher Mama

Did you know that placing a red dot in the middle of words can help children see the whole word? Try it for students who just look at the beginning of words and then guess.

How to Teach Sight Words

CAFE strategy cards!

CAFE Strategy Cards

The Best Way to Teach the Writing Process- FREE posters

Great idea for expanding sentences!!Teaching My Friends!: Crafting Power Sentences

Teaching My Friends!: Crafting Power Sentences

200 Ways to Say Went

200 Ways to Say “Went”

Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading. (Picture only.)

Use plastic Easter eggs to practice spelling as well.

31 Clever And Inexpensive Ideas For Teaching Your Child At Home

Contractions flip chart, learning how to drop the letters! Emerald City: Classroom Set-Up!

Emerald City: Classroom Set-Up!

Tips for building reading stamina in Kindergarten!

Teaching plurals strategy! Very simple, visual, and practical.

The kids high five and say one of the new words as they go out. Simple, easy, and effective.

ABC Match up. I see the team building potential here..

Literacy Without Worksheets Blog- (2) TPT Gift Card Giveaway, ends 2/25

Read the Room - Challenge Activity Freebie!


classroomcollective: Sentence Surgery…laminated unedited sentence strips, bandaid strips for ending punctuation, small round bandages for commas and quotations, tongue depressors to mark capitalization, and ‘Emergency Kit’ paper bags w/ red cross on them (to keep surgery supplies). Can be adjusted to use K-6…the kids loved it!