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SYNONYM WORD WALL "Tired word wall" where kids go grab synonyms to use in their writing instead of the "tired words". love it!

Multisensory instruction is a way of teaching that engages more than one sense at a time. For kids with reading issues like dyslexia, the use of sight, hearing, movement and touch can be helpful for learning. Here are a few of many possible examples of multisensory techniques teachers use to help struggling readers.

8 Multisensory Techniques for Teaching Reading

Multisensory instruction is a way of teaching that engages more than one sense at a time. For kids with reading issues like dyslexia, the use of sight, hearing, movement and touch can be helpful for learning. Here are a few of many possible examples of mu

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writing, sentence variety, sentence length, Interesting for any writer, saved this for myself: This Sentence Has Five Words – Gary Provost

Writing goals--like this idea....would make the goals on interchangeable cards to switch it up depending on success criteria for the current task- perhaps use this in my personal data binder rather than on display.

Funky First Grade Fun: Writing Goals Anchor Chart. Modify for upper grades. Incentive to see names up on the board. Fourth grade writers checklist.

Classroom management

I thought the idea of incremental punishment is good, gradually prolonging the loss of recess time gives teachers and students room to work and improve before giving them a harsh consequence for misbehaving based on the level of misbehavior.

Adorable!!! A child-friendly way for kids to have immediate access to more colorful adjectives for Writer's Workshop!

More descriptive words interactive word wall. Can also use french fry idea as counting sticks and word families! Kids love this!

Story mapping with Post-Its!  I like that you can re-use the poster, and students can fill out the details and place them in the appropriate spot.

Story Map Chart - laminate then use post-its to change to diffrent stories; turn into thinking map (tree map, brace map) laminate and use post its

This school year - Put your Thinking Caps on! using the 6 Thinking Hats downloads - posters, planners, and student cards. Make your classroom a THINKING place this year!

The 6 Thinking caps. Teaching students to analyze a situation from different perspectives. Could have the hats as props in the room and let students wear!

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