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In my classroom I dedicate my Morning Message on Fridays for editing. The students then independently edit a simple sentence for capitalization, p...

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6-Pack! Pick the Punctuation

These practice pages can help with reading fluency, expression, and correct usage of end marks in writing. Simple sentences using sight words and cvc words are easy to read and perfect for young students. Some of these will make your students think! Made to save your ink and more importantly, your time. Only $1.00.

Mrs. Nelson's Class - This woman's blog spells out exactly how to implement morning message in your classroom. I'm doing this soon!

FREE complete vs incomplete sentences sheet from Ms. Sarah TPT. I like this idea and would probably make a whole bunch of my own sentences. And maybe pull examples from their own work...or make THEM pull examples and sort them!

Create sentences on different color paper. The student puts the sentences in the correct order, then records the sentence & colors the circle beside the sentence to show which sentence he created. FREE printable for "Mixed Up Sentences"

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Morning Work -First Grade Back To School Common Core

BACK TO SCHOOL Common Core DO NOW Morning Work K AND 1

This FREE product is 2 pages long. It is a Word Study-Spelling Homework Menu that your students can use for any spelling words. I use Words Their Way in my first grade classroom. I attach each child's word sort to the menu each week, and they can choose 5 activities to complete throughout the week.


Stretch a Sentence

Worksheets: Stretch a Sentence perfect for adding details!

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5 Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom

Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education | Edutopia

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Tattling vs. Reporting

Tattling vs. Reporting Cut and Paste (with bonus!)

Weekly Morning Message - Use one morning message per week to teach grammar. Monday: Correct mistakes. Tuesday-Thursday, find vowel patterns, punctuation, contractions, compound words, parts of speech, etc. Friday: Circle the parts of a friendly letter.

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Informative Writing

With this informative/explanatory writing unit students will write about their favorite toy and an imaginary personal robot. Students will give information about what they look like and explain where they got them and what they do.