1 folder with brads + 1 folder without brads (turn inside out and hole punch open side) = how have i never thought of this?

home depot will cut them in half

Writing Workshop Folders

A dish rack will hold file folders? Why didn't I think of that? Brilliant!!

Tape a large straw to the cover of notebook to hold pencil

Use masking tape and hole punch a ziplock bag into student folders to hold library books and flash cards!

A great way to have students turn in their assignments

Use basket as a drawer. Great idea!

Such a cool idea...had no idea this could work!

The actual 1973 Giving Tree Movie, spoken by Shel Silverstein. I have never been so happy!

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Have the students make their writing "more colorful" by using paint strips. Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip. Put the best word on the brightest part of the strip. Hang all of their strips on the door and they can use those words to help "make their writing colorful!"

Parent Night/ Open House Ideas. So many cute ideas!

perfect end of school year gift to encourage writing over the summer... decorate cover with students favorite color, write their name in funky letters and add stickers... inside include a note and some story starters

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

I thought it might be nice if parents had a little background knowledge to help them, help their child. Why not tell them what fluency is or how it sounds? Why not give them directions on how to help with those things? Well here you go...Fluency Folders!

I HATE clutter, and paper all over teachers' desks is one of my pet peeves. I essentially already do this with manila folders, but I like this, too!

Classroom Organization in Pictures from Mrs. Tunstall! LOVE her new classroom look, especially the writing center and math work stations!

Instead of having students one by one sign a card, all students could write a message at the same time with the sticky notes, and then teacher will randomly arranged them on the file folder.

Procedures Power Point for beginning / start of year -

3rd Grade Thoughts: Starting Our Day With Morning Meeting