STEM Design Challenges are fun, engaging activities that stimulate problem-solving and critical thinking for students, grades 2-8. (Paid product comes with modifications to add or decrease rigor for younger/older students.)
Inspiration/Strenth Stones: students write a word such as peacefulness, calm, breathe, it's okay... whatever they need to remind themselves of and can then carry it in their pocket/backpack to remind themselves
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I love these FREE poetry templates! So easy to teach haiku, cinquain, and diamante. These were perfect for my writing center, and easy to make a quick bulletin board. The perfect addition to any poetry or writer's workshop.