Melissa Elle
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You could begin by working backward!  Theme is soooo difficult for kids to grasp.  This might help them by brainstorming stories/books that have specific themes!

Theme in Literature: Anchor Chart. Great way to have students show text evidence for choice of theme in books they have read.: Theme in Literature: Anchor Chart. Great way to have students show text evidence for choice of theme in books they have read.

This fifth grade classroom created a math word wall to support their learning.

This fifth grade classroom created a math word wall to support their learning.

This teacher Does the Daily 3 (modified from the Daily5). Anchor chart  shows areas focused on   stamina expectations

VERY GOOD daily 5 info/tips. Juice Boxes and Crayolas: Organization Week Day Literacy (aka Daily 3 Bootcamp)

calendar math in the upper grades. PERFECT review.  It is *the* number one thing I do in math all year that makes a difference.

Calendar math in upper grades. Definitely editing for use this year as a daily warm-up or a center on my math wall.

i like this set up, absent work by class period  no name spot together

i like this set up, absent work by class period & no name spot together, homework basket on table underneath board.

Instead of having the no name papers pile up on your desk, pin them up. If they are not claimed in 2 days then they will be recycled. Great idea.

Love this! Nameless papers drive me crzay! Easy and adorable. No Name board. Clip papers that don't have names on them to the board and have students go check there instead of spending your time trying to figure out who they belong to!

My Teacher Friend: Math Benchmark Tracking, standard, level of mastery tagged w/ post it mini strip. No names just visual account of # of students at level, below or above level.

Plc My Teacher Friend: Math Benchmark Tracking. Students chart their own math benchmark test data with post-its. This took most graders in the class 20 minutes! Data you can USE to drive your instruction!