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Awesome idea for teaching young children to write complex sentences or as a graphic organizer to help Learning Disabled students write more complex sentences!

Get your primary students excited about opinion writing with "The Day the Crayons Quit" and this super cute crayon craftivity! Your kiddos are sure to be engaged as they complete this persuasive letter to their favorite color!

This is for first grade but i like the idea of showing older students a very plain picture, then a much detailed one- and ask which picture they like better, which gives more information, etc. then comare to writing. (image only)

Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html