Free from Scholastic site Cool Country Report: Fill-in Poster. Introduce a different culture and help strengthen your child's writing skills, all at the same time! This is another example of the AMAZING free resources at the Scholastic site.
We could do this with out Frida Kahlo self-portraits--make them "selfies"! Fun, contemporary back-to-school lesson! Have your students draw "selfies" and describe their summer via text message prompts. Makes for a great bulletin board display!
from-student-to-teacher: Fantastic idea! As an end of the year gift buy students beach-balls, they collect classmates signatures. they have a “ball”! Great idea for next year at the end of the year. They could write other things too.