Tuesday Teaching Tips: Elements Of A Story. This video teaches the elements of a story through a song. The elements include: plot, character, conflict, theme and setting.

GREAT video on root words, prefixes, and suffixes! Fantastic! It's done like a rap, so it really grabs kids' attention!

A short video on Idioms that is great for upper grades. The definitely keep you guessing! Hilarious!!

Punctuation - Great videos! LL Cool J's 'Punctuation Rap' made me smile :) My kids would love this!!!

love this song! - Setting, Characters, Plot, Solution

Love this! So many ideas for the classroom...sequencing, cause/effect, change in characters feelings, plot, the ideas are endless

Use these short videos to teach older children figurative language and inferences…fantastic post!

» Five Elements of a Story Video & Lesson Plan

That's What Makes an Idiom! video, set to One Direction's "That's What Makes You Beautiful"

Author's Purpose: Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, or Describe {NINE different videos compiled into one activity!}

how to make spelling fun (great tips)

"Preposition" by The Bazillions - YouTube For FIFTH grade. Activity: tap along to the song. Lead Topic: define preposition.

printable lists of character traits, adjectives, and strong verbs

Verb Rap Song from Have Fun Teaching!

A neat way to summarize a story and practice transition words

Creating class books...We make 1 per week and the kids LOVE reading them all year long, then we raffle them off on the last day of school. So fun!

Reading Response Journals Made Easy - www.lauracandler.com

Between the Lions: "When Two Vowels Go Walking" my favorite phonics video, it will get stuck in your head all week! Your students' too!

Shape Song - have fun teaching

Fun video to help children read words with silent e!