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Book activities for Miss Rumphius - Bring Beauty to the World!

Level It Books. App that tells you the DRA, gre, lexlile, and guided reading level just by scanning it!

I've been thinking about creative ways for my kids to get the "wiggles" out, especially BOYS. :) Once we learn about verbs, maybe have a huge selection of fun action verbs (like the ones here) for the kids to choose to act out, maybe even as a prize for being good.

Chick Lit... chickens or girlie books. Old ladder with bookshelves. Library Displays

I love this book! Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones by Gene Barreta. Click on the picture to see samples of pages inside the book!

Blank Lego Person - I use this with the kids to draw characters from books, historical figures, community helpers... The kids love it!

Make a Story Blue Red Green Purple (word doc)

Friday Journals -Free parent letter!

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Some words have silent consonants. To me, these consonants are like ninjas! This short powerpoint presentation, with simple animations, is set up l...

lupines: fingerprint art project for Miss Rumphius book

Freebie- Synonym, Antonym, and Homophone Practice

The Picture Book Teacher's Edition: A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen A good book to help teach inferencing and cause and effect.

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Using Transitions to Move Your Writing Along...

Writing. Sentence Writing. - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why FREEBIE!

Jolly Songs. my kinders love these on the SmartBoard.

The Storybots Alphabet -- a series of 26 free videos that are educational and entertaining. Great for long trips! #Kids #Apps #Storybots

When the kids take a book from the basket they clip their name clothespin to the basket so they know where to put it away.


For all my teacher friends-repin!!! Books listed by reading strategy - inferring, synthesizing, making connections, etc.

I've hit the mother load with this great post from the Lesson Plan Diva. Freebies include sheets on: silent e, synonyms, verb tense, adjectives, singular and plural nouns, pronouns and even more!!

Guided reading questions. This is totally an easy way to differentiate.

Whiskers and a nose on popsicle stick and hat on sentence strip for Dr Seuss week!

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