Using Wonder to Teach All the Common Core Literature Standards - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
The book Wonder literally allows you to teach all the Common Core Literature Standards with this book! Seriously....Read on to find out how.
I always like to post something fun on the board in the mornings before we take one of those dreaded bubble tests. My kids LOVE to see what crazy thing will be on the board each morning! Download all 5 days FREE at www.literacyeverywhere.com
Poetry Terms Freebie
In honor of World Poetry Day on March 21st I thought I'd post a quick review activity for poetry terms / figurative language. You can use this worksheet as review for a quiz or as an introduction to poetry terms (just work on one term at a time). I often have the students work on their own examples and write them on the board at the front of the room. My students (I've done this with grades 8-12) love the chance to write on the board and share their poetry prowess with others. I usually have…
Google Search Tips [Infographic] - AnsonAlex.com
Google search has become a way of life for many people in the 21st century. If you're going to spend that much time searching Google, why not make sure that you're doing it as effectively and as efficiently as possible?
Tic-Tac-Know - Author's Purpose Edition
To help review author's purpose with my kids, I created this game. I called it Tic-Tac-Know because I figure we can play it with any subject at any time!!! I used a cube Kleenex box (I love those things!) to make my die. I covered it with wrapping paper (or you could use bulletin board paper as well) and labeled each side - 1 side - persuade, 1 side - inform, 1 side - share feelings, 1 side - free and 2 sides - entertain (since most books we read in third grade are to entertain). Then cover…
Summary Freebie - Classroom Freebies
Hi everyone! I’ve just posted a “somebody-wanted-but-so” freebie on my blog. I love using this method as a quick and easy way to introduce my students to the concept and organization of a summary. You can click the picture to head over and learn more! 🙂 Christina You Might Also Like:Reading Comprehension BookmarksSynonym and Antonym ... Read More about Summary Freebie