Twitter door- have a laminated strip for every child and they get time to update status about something they learned, liked or happened during school that day!
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Could use as exit slips? Twitter Door- The kids can tweet about what is happening. There are 30 laminated sentences strips so everyone (including the teacher) has a place to "tweet" on the door. Awesome!
Twitter door - middle school classroom ideas Good idea for exit slips, discussions, and checks for understanding. Kids must write something in order to leave.
Twitter Door- The kids can tweet about what is happening. There are 30 laminated sentences strips so everyone (including the teacher) has a place to “tweet” on the door. - Could be an exit ticket
Twitter Door? The kids can tweet about what is happening. There are laminated sentences strips so everyone (including the teacher) has a place to "tweet" on the door. Middle school
Great mini videos each with their own list of suggested guiding questions and writing tasks. Built for elementary school but by changing the questions could be used in middle school.
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Geri's Game (1997)
Just the right amount of SALT...for writing, to see if the kids added these things in.
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Word choice writing poster.
Anchor Chart: Add A Little Salt.
Just the right amount of SALT:: writer's workshop
Great idea for teaching writing
Narrative Writing - just add SALT
S.A.L.T. will enable students to write more expressively in narrative writing. put this on the writing board so that every student can see it any time and think of S.A.L.T. whenever they write narrative stories.
Puzzling Poetry is a fun review game in which kids match poetic devices with their definitions and examples. You'll find this activity in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry. $
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Literacy & Math Ideas: Vary Sentence Structure
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Literacy & Math Ideas: Vary Sentence Structure - blog post discusses the importance of having students practice varying their sentence structure. Included are six printable task cards for free.
Awesome anchor chart for 5th grade writers!! This blog post includes helpful teaching tips and free task cards to help students vary their sentences.
FREE idea This blog post includes helpful teaching tips and free task cards to help students vary their sentences. From Literacy and Math Ideas. FREE
Effective Leads...Great chart to keep up during writing time!
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Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: Personal Narrative Anchor Chart
Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: interactive student notebook
writer's workshop anchor chart | ... Leads Anchor Chart–use as amini lesson before writer’s workshop
Anchor chart: Effective lead... from Following My Heart to First Grade (blog) Formerly: Adventures of a Sixth Grade Teacher
Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: Effective Lead Anchor Chart
Effective Leads Anchor Chart it is like a mind map it is maybe a good writing step
Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Writing Strong Leads
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Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Writing Strong Leads #MAISA #narrative #leads
I teach the first 4, but would love this for differentiation to push my GT to have a less formulaic lead with a flashback or snapshot.
this is awesome!!!!! my class is going to do this FA SHO.
Poetry terms with examples and definitions - included in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry along with lessons, activities, and printables for teaching kids to read and understand poetry.
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Get your students excited about poetry. Click HERE for a FREE high-interest 45-minute lesson!
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45 minute poetry lesson ideas. Good to have.
Get your students excited about poetry. Click HERE for a FREE high-interest 45-minute lesson! With a funny Cee-lo Green example.
Writing Prompt: One day you find this tiny door at a corner of your bedroom. What do you do? Who uses that door? Where does the door lead?
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Fairy door. Great for a girl's room
What a great idea! Fairy Doors. I want to do this in my next house!
cute idea for kids' room. DIY fairy door...
Who lives here? DIY Project: Tiny Doors, love this idea for a kids room. Whimsy!
DIY PROJECT: Fairy Doors - - you'd have to be an awfully tall fairy to reach the door with that ladder. Taller than the actual door is high. And probably too big for the ladder too. Someone didn't think that through...
FREE- Students have so much fun writing narratives in which they invite famous guests to dinner. Imagine the conversation between George Washington and Justin Bieber! This would be a perfect activity during a unit on dialogue.
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Freebie: This is a perfect (and FUN) writing activity to do right after you have taught your students how to properly punctuate dialogue.Each student in your class will be having a dinner party and may invite four guests for this writing activity. The guests must be famous, and they may be from the past or the present.
This could work with Canterbury Tales FREE- Students have so much fun writing narratives in which they invite famous guests to dinner. Imagine the conversation between George Washington and Justin Bieber! This would be a perfect activity during a unit on dialogue.
"The Famous Dinner Table" (Writing with Dialogue) This is a perfect (and FUN) writing activity to do right after you have taught my students how to properly punctuate dialogue. Each student in yo...
20 Poetry Word Wall cards and blank templates to create your own! Color and B&W versions recently added to Exploring Poetry by Laura Candler $
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Figurative Language Helps Descriptions!
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figurative language poster
Figurative Language Helps Descriptions! Could make a great Anchor Chart.
Figurative Language - great bookmark idea!
Figurative Language - I feel this would be an important area to cover within my writing units for my ELL students. Many of them will not understand the meanings of these, especially the idioms. This would be a great introductory poster to have hanging within the classroom.
Hello Literacy: So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea & Key Details - (Standard 2)
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I choose to pin this because I like the idea that the 21st century ideas of technology can be integrated into a classroom without physically having the students working on Ipads, tablets, or computers.
Love the playlist idea! Hello Literacy: So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea & Key Details - (Standard 2)
Technology and literacy in the social studies classroom.
So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea Key Details - (Standard 2) Great tie in to social media
Fractured Fairy Tales book list- fractured fairy tales are so much more than hip. They are great teaching tools about point of view, characterization, and of course alternate endings. They are also just really fun to read. This list like all of our book lists include affiliate links.
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Some fun re-tellings of old classic tales. 14 fractured fairy tales.
14 Fractured Fairy Tales book list | No TIme for Flash Cards
Fractured Fairy Tales picture books | No Time for Flash Cards
14 Fractured Fairytales
Writing Process Bookmark
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nice check list maybe for writing folder.
Writing Process Bookmark - note to self put on front of Writing Notebook so kids don't loose & let them use dry erase marker
writing process checklist bookmark
Writing Process Bookmark writing
Excellent addition to the writing checklists I already use.
Writing Process Bookmark, good idea (add peer conference)
post-it notes for students to use to show when they find figurative language in books...
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Post it for every time students find figurative language in a book and I like tne point club also
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5th grade 1.1b reading Students add Post-it when then find figurative language in a book they're reading
I love this website....great prompts for journals...I just add the image to my blog and students write each morning. There is a new prompt each day (some for older students). Very interesting topics
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tumblr with writing prompts - possible adaptation into visual journal prompts?
Great writing prompts for journals. There is a new prompt each day (some for older students). Very interesting topics
I love this website... great prompts for journals... I just add the image to my blog and students write each morning. There is a new prompt each day.
"I love this website....great prompts for journals...I just add the image to my blog and students write each morning. There is a new prompt each day (some for older students). Very interesting topics --Sure this can be adapted for visual journals or an art-based self-portrait."
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FREEBIE! Marker Mania activity, kids color code parts of speech in sentences, markers make anything fun!
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Classroom Freebies Too: Parts of Speech Marker Mania
FREEBIE! marker mania activity, kids highlight parts of speech in different colors, really helps them start to differentiate between parts of speech
The Classroom Key: Making Parts of Speech Stick
FREE Marker Mania, kids color code parts of speech in sentences, could use this idea for math word problems where students highlight needed information, key words and the question stem
rainbow editing idea. Great way to make peer editing more fun. It also focuses not just on the negative but also on the positive aspects of a student's writing!
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rainbow editing - good idea for peer editing, so students know what to look for by color
Summon the power of song. | 21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity