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    I've seen the hand print calendars that people often do for parent Christmas gifts, but to be honest with you, I found that project to be a little overwhelming. So--I put my little spin on it and ...
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    Spiral Language Homework, Morning Work, or Centers for the ENTIRE YEAR of THIRD GRADE! Aligned with 3rd grade Common Core Language standards {Grammar & Word Study}. These sheets are 100% EDITABLE, and come with answer keys. $

    borders to use on documents

    Best End of the Year gift ever! My kids absolutely loved it, and I love getting notes from them all summer long:)

    8 Changes That Made This Teacher Happy: Includes lots of ideas for creating an easy to manage and engaging classroom. The post has links to videos ad resources.

    A Simple Kind of Life: How To Make a No Sew Crib Skirt... Need to remember this for classroom curtains to cover up ugly spaces

    FREE Classroom Posters For Every Teacher, because we all teach Character Education! From Light Bulbs and Laughter.

    I love this...have the parent write the address at Open House and then send a positive note home for each student at some point during the year.

    I love this timer and it's only $11.00 at

    Add some decorations to our areas? Not sure about the lights, but the flowers from cupcake liners would be a fun spring preschool craft.

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    These 10 Minute to Win It games were perfect for all ages (we had guests from ages 4-55 playing these games, and everyone had a blast!) – challenging enough for older children, but easy enough for everyone to join in the fun!

    Why I Took My Behavior Chart Off My Wall! #SimplyKinder

    Sentence frames/starters to provide evidence and explanations. (Common Core)

    Tuesday Teacher Tips: Transitions with a Yes Line! #FREE Going to Lunch Line Behavior Poster

    32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips. Great ideas for positive reinforcement, brain breaks, grouping kids and tons more.

    great way to introduce a topic...lay out butcher paper with pictures of the upcoming unit...let the kids write questions/comments about the pictures

    I love this idea for framing anchor charts!

    Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early! Also a great center activity

    3rd Grade Thoughts: Launching Word Work {Week 1}. This blog post explains how Stephanie launched her Daily 5 this school year. I kind of like the idea of doing this even before Read to Self, because then they have something else to do when they finish something early. Otherwise, it's just "read a book" every single time!

    Great blog post about classroom library…with pics! Plus, FREE Genre Posters from Having Class in Third Grade

    Morning Routine Tips - ideas to help make your morning less hectic plus a few freebies! free and paid

    Student autobiographies