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    Share My Lesson - Inspire. Be inspired. FREE Lesson Plans made and shared by teachers!

    A TON of ideas on how to organize and assess guided reading.

    Tropical Treasure Hunt freebie - Sample lesson from Laura Candler's book Exploring the Tropical Rain Forest - Students work in cooperative learning teams to conduct online research about tropical rain forest issues

    A lot of neat Science Foldables - Magnets, energy, forces, motion, light, sound, etc.

    My favorite 22 FREE apps for Elementary Classrooms.

    Type in your formulas and it explains how to get the right answer! Keep this for future use when kids are older!

    Organizing IEP data... I think I may need to try this for next year!

    Understanding Latitude and Longitude--using a balloon

    Bully: Patricia Polacco's newest book. This literature unit Includes comprehension, writing, drama, music, media literacy, oral communication, and pre-reading activities.$

    So true!

    Great site with kid-friendly explanations and games related to food chains and other topics.

    Fraction game - great for math centers

    printable map of the USA - LOTS of FREE printables for kids here that are BEAUTIFULLY designed. Maps, flash cards, coloring pages, mazes, games...

    Brain Bucks freebie! Use Brain Bucks to motivate your students to look for creative solutions to problems. I kept an envelope of Brain Bucks handy to reward good thinking any time of the day.

    A list of 10 Educational kid friendly websites that have been teacher approved for students to visit.

    onomatopoeia project

    Meet the Teacher PowerPoint and editables. Fantastic freebie!

    Assessment Bulletin Board. This bulletin board would be a great tool to use as an exit ticket out the door. Asking students what stuck with them makes their learning generative each day. This idea could be altered to suit many classroom needs.

    Great links to worksheets etc. for fourth grade social studies!

    FREE Science Videos~ Disney presents short, interesting science demonstrations by Bill Nye. Each clip is 1-2 minutes, loads right from the home page, and is kid-friendly! Great resource for students looking for science project ideas or for introducing new science concepts to a whole class. Sample demos include: raw egg floating in salt water, static electricity, how atmospheric pressure works, and making a periscope. Fun, fast, and free!

    Tips and strategies for reading aloud from Laura Candler's Teaching Resources - free printables and graphic organizers, too!

    Musical chairs writing. Fun idea! When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. Time intervals baed on grade level...

    Storybird - Free online tool to create, read, and share visual stories. Amazing resource for teachers!