Pinterest • The world’s catalog of images

Students view different photo each day and make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. LOVE this idea!!

Inference-This is an awesome Pixar short for reinforcing or introducing the skill of inference. allow students to watch the entire film (5 minutes) then replay it, stopping to ask inference questions.

from History Tech

Tip of the Week – Thought Bubbles on Photos

Great tool to teach inference!!! Use speech bubbles on famous paintings to get kiddos thinking/writing!


First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Writing Prompt: if you could be invisible for one day, what would you do?

from BuzzFeed

21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity

This is a list of great writing prompts. They are written for elementary, but can easily be modified for high school grades.

This is so inspired: teach your kids how to spell with connectable blocks like legos. Learning key skills can be fun! Parents and teachers alike will love this.

Use the National Geographic Picture of the Day to get students observing, inferring and predicting.