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ndrummond: This is such a simple idea I found online, but it is helping me SO MUCH with keeping organized this school year! I’m constantly making lists of what to do, this helps me. Papers have been piling up on my desk at school, I need to reorganize that this week. I may create another one of things to do at home….. Because it is SO HELPFUL. This is smart and doesn’t waste tons of paper!

'Who I Am' graphic organizer. Great first week ideas on this website.


20 Six-Word Flash Fiction Stories

Great List! 40 kids ages 11-14 share their All Time Favorite Book! Great insight to what books really resonate with kids. #booklist #middleschool

I spun the "number of the day" idea to fit my 6th-8th grades English class. =)

Word Work described in detail for middle years

This is a COMPLETE mnemonic unit on eighty-four Greek and Latin roots that are the building blocks of thousands of English words. By the time your students are finished with this unit, they will have memorized the meanings of these eighty-four common Greek and Latin roots. As a result, they will be able to figure out the meaning of thousands of English words. I made it about five years ago for 8th graders. Been using it ever since for a variety of grade levels!

Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week (January 7, 2014)

Love this classroom! Organization to die for! Neat, uncluttered, welcoming, calm, fresh. If money no object ;) . Classroom Tour 2014-2015

When you take down anchor charts, take a picture of them and place it inside the corresponding folder for student reference

12 Power Words anchor chart.

Strategies for Reading Longer Words - classroom wall set - This Reading Mama FREEBIE

Diphthongs. This is a great graphic for quick reference where common diphthong pairs are brought together to help young readers remember they share the same sound when spoken.

reading fluency

sight word activities

Making Inferences: I like the script for students to think aloud


diy graphic tee step by step: and why have i not thought of this before??

Questions to Ask About Reading (For Parents!!)

Character Analysis Anchor Chart

Words Their Way Ideas for independent work. Also teacher explains how she organizes words their way work into her 5 days of rotation Reading Group time. GREAT ideas!