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Grow your own Christmas Tree with this fun science experiment

Christmas Tree Science - We Made That

Crayon rocks ~ an active & visual way to think about how each type or rock is formed.

Momma Owl's Lab: Crayon Rocks

Nonfiction summary template anchor chart

Dissolving Pumpkin Candy Experiments | Simple Halloween or Fall Science

A blog post on how to create and use QR codes in just a few simple steps!! It's a lot easier than you would think!

Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

get to know you sheet

First day madness and getting to know your students

Close reading anchor...I like how this one has the "digging deeper" visual (image only)

Comprehension Connection: Five for Friday

This "Close Reading" anchor chart helps to explain the strategy to young children.

All About Me Banner- What a great way to decorate the classroom at the beginning of the year!

Find activities and mini-lessons for every subject with Classroom Ideas to Go! The perfect app for busy teachers, Classroom Ideas to Go! of...

Hammurabi Code of Law video

Hammurabi Code of Laws- a good explaination on the first set of laws made by Hammurabi. Vol.1 Ch.1

open house idea...teacher contact info on a lable, glue on a die cut, add a magnet to the back and then parents can take it home to put on their fridge


Document, Document, Document! {Ten things teachers should track!}

“I Can” Common Core! This shows exactly what they need to know for all grades!

The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.

Need a quote for an assignment, newsletter, or inspiration? Check out this site that has quotes chosen especially for the classroom - nothing inappropriate or irrelevant. Makes it way easier to find the quote YOU need.

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this should be in every classroom. LOVE it.

9 Five-Minute Activities that Will Save Your Lesson One Day (And Maybe Your Reputation, Too) MY FAVORITE: Game #2 Shiritori - Shiritori is a Japanese game that has been adapted for ESL classrooms. For this game make each column of students a team and give them space on the board to write. You should write one word on the board and a member from each team should rush to the board to write a word that starts with the last letter of your word...

Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practices. (excellent resource for sharing common core with parents. concise)

Exit Slips for ANY grade!