fun idea when you have a sub: don't tell the kids where you are and then have them write about where they think you are/what they think happened to you.
Round Robin Writing - A fun way to keep students writing EVERY day!
writing in the classroom
Lesson Plan Ideas
Goal Setting in the Classroom- love this. Students set smart goals, ones the can measure. I even set a goal and reflect on it too. Kids can check in on me and see how I'm achieving my goals as well.
Last 20 days of school! each day, pop a balloon and kids get to do that activity (take shoes off, extra recess, etc)
Packing-up checklist! Love the part about thanking a classmate.
end of year idea. fun!
Fun "get to know me" activity for the first few days of school---that gets kids moving! Freebie! :)
Main Idea anchor chart
Reading Language Arts
Name on paper...genius to highlight name to make them double check :) And they love the opportunity to use a highlighter! :)
For the love of Kids!
Lesson Plan SOS: back to school
Have kids draw themselves on little circles on the first day. Copy them and cut them to paste around a new page. Use it for a newsletter template, or .....very fun!
Check this out on iTunes. This would be good for "Brain Breaks" & get the kids moving in a fun way!
Grouping strategies at your fingertips! Free download!
Write your name!
School-Beginning of the Year
I need this for my classroom
Learning: Sequence, Nursery Rhymes, SCHOOL
You put an item in the mystery bag and then have the kids take turns asking questions to try to narrow down the possibilities. It is great to develop deductive reasoning skills.
A great list of "Free" passes you can give out instead of having a treasure box. The ideas are really cute.