Mural.ly is a new tool that is a cross between Prezi and mind maps. It’s easy to use and share what you create (perfect for most students, teachers, and parents) but the real beauty of mural.ly is in its lack of structure.
The first thing the students do is turn their squiggle into a picture. Then, they write a story about their picture! In the download, included is a younger grade and an upper grade version, 2 pre-made squiggles, and a blank one for you (or your students) to create your own squiggle. I think this is such a fabulous idea, yet so simple!
This free download contains pages for you to use a basic data folder in your classroom. This is perfect for empowering students to take an active role in their progress and for charting/documenting data for the RTI process. There are 10 page types: *cover *math fact graph *reading fluency graph *reading level graph *behavior calendar *spelling word graph *sight word graph *grammar skill graph (this matches my Grammar Snapshots!) *goal sheet for reading, math, and behavior *AR points Some ...
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