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Spelling word practice. If we used a board like this, it would save us from having to photocopy those packets every week. We'd be able to do just a front & back page for vocab list and spelling list instead.(And plus, these activities are way more fun than the current ones we assign.)

Spelling word practice. If we used a board like this, it would save us from having to photocopy those packets every week. We'd be able to do just a front & back page for vocab list and spelling list instead.(And plus, these activities are way more fun than the current ones we assign.)

Smartboard rotation for The Daily Five-helps with classroom management during D5 w/ less interruption for teacher working w/ kids

Smartboard rotation for The Daily Five-helps with classroom management during D5 w/ less interruption for teacher working w/ kids

The tips on this chart will help students learn to write better from the start. Chart includes reproducibles and/or activity ideas on the back to reinforce writing skills. 17" x 22"

Stretch a sentence chart gr 1-3

The tips on this chart will help students learn to write better from the start. Chart includes reproducibles and/or activity ideas on the back to reinforce writing skills. 17" x 22"

ReWrite directions and use with rolling dice on SMARTBoard tools for a game/competition

Brillante Viernes: November 1, 2013

Brain Builders for GT and early finishers.  The reward for finishing is brain beads. I just wish it had a couple of examples of the activities.

Brain Builders for GT and early finishers. The reward for finishing is brain beads. I just wish it had a couple of examples of the activities.

great printable boggle for a sub or bell work or if you're finished early with your work.

great printable boggle for a sub or bell work or if you're finished early with your work.

Writing Workshop Kindergarten Anchor Charts | of literacy anchor charts to support discussion of reading & writing ...

Writing Workshop Kindergarten Anchor Charts | of literacy anchor charts to support discussion of reading & writing ...

Great idea for Daily 5 - Give choices in word work and the kiddos and differentiate on their own by picking the one they are capable of completing.

Great idea for Daily 5 - Give choices in word work and the kiddos and differentiate on their own by picking the one they are capable of completing.

Daily 5 choices - I like how there's a spot for each clothespin so there's never a mix up of too many students at one station

Daily 5 choices - I like how there's a spot for each clothespin so there's never a mix up of too many students at one station

I think rubrics are a developmental thing and not all kids are ready to use them effectively in 3rd grade.    I feel that having 4 samples to compare their work to will make them much more accountable.    It’s visual. I will be able to say, “which sample does your writing most look like and why?” and ALL students can verbally respond to that. I don’t feel the same is true for a text-only rubric.

I think rubrics are a developmental thing and not all kids are ready to use them effectively in 3rd grade. I feel that having 4 samples to compare their work to will make them much more accountable. It’s visual. I will be able to say, “which sample does your writing most look like and why?” and ALL students can verbally respond to that. I don’t feel the same is true for a text-only rubric.

Crack the Reading Code with the Brain-In-Mind - What the letters say when they go walking. Secret Stories ‘OUS’ Whenever three friends play together, one always seems to get ‘left-out.’ And when these three play- it’s always ‘poor little o’ that never gets to join in the fun! That’s why, when ‘o, u & s’ get together… “It’s just…………… “US!” Examples: ridiculous, strenuous, joyous

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Crack the Reading Code with the Brain-In-Mind - What the letters say when they go walking. Secret Stories ‘OUS’ Whenever three friends play together, one always seems to get ‘left-out.’ And when these three play- it’s always ‘poor little o’ that never gets to join in the fun! That’s why, when ‘o, u & s’ get together… “It’s just…………… “US!” Examples: ridiculous, strenuous, joyous