Story bags. Fill bags with random items, have the children use them to come up with a story. How fun and using lots of imagination :)

Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag

Could use for whole group or writing station.Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them! (Could have 1 kid each week be responsible for bringing in items)

Story bags. Fill bags with random items, have the children use them to come up with a story. How fun and using lots of imagination :)

Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag

Could use for whole group or writing station.Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them! (Could have 1 kid each week be responsible for bringing in items)

Spray Paint Magnetic Letters to have a chic look

Your fridge just got classier with these gold spray painted magnetic alphabet letters. Or make chalkboard magnetic board

Sticky note poster

Sticky note poster - would be great to shrink and have students glue into their reading notebooks. My kids use post its all the time!

Google "Keyboard Template" and print on colored paper, laminate and you've got Word Work for a day!

Primarily Speaking: Word Work Fun! - keyboard practice spelling words, seasonal words, etc.

Sight Word Practice - Typing .. Free download of both the keyboard and the words cards

"typing" sight words---this will be a great literacy center activity. The sight word videos I posted have a short clip in each video where the sight words are typed out on a keyboard.

Roll-a-Story: great for storytelling (verbal or written)! Helps creativity and build vocabulary! Freebie

{FREE} Roll-a-Story Writing Activity for Beginning Writers!

Classroom Freebies Too: {FREE} Roll-a-Story Writing Activity for Beginning Writers! Fun idea for writing prompts!

WRITER #1:Tell the story about what was happening when this picture was taken. WRITER #2: Add to the the first writer's story. WRITER #3: Share your thoughts or the life lesson. WRITER #1: Read the story. Edit and revise it for clarity. Give it a title. Lesson link http://pinterest.com/elaseminars (Photo source link provided below)

Tips for Avoiding a Nightmare First Day

5 Tips for Avoiding Common First Day of Teaching Mistakes/Nightmares. From a veteran teacher. - Also good tips in general with kids-- This would have been helpful this past week :/


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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?

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? - fairy door with a tiny ladder?

Writing Prompt: Write a story about what happened here. Be sure to include where this van came from and where it was going.

Banana has a place in my heart. Banana is nice. Banana is honest, and never lie. Banana is inspire.Banana is enlivened. BANANA IS LIFE❤️

Writing prompt. Oh my! The kids would have so much fun with this! May be finding a few good photos to add to our Work on Writing time.

Great resource for journal & photo writing prompts. Appropriate for middle/high school. Imagine the creative writing that could be sparked from these pics!

Writing Prompts-Photo Prompts AMAZING

Writing Prompts-Photo Prompts --- write a story problem that relates tot his picture! OR--draw a picture and trade and have a partner write a story problem that goes with it!

Quiet as a mouse. Don't make a squeek...SNAP!

Do mice eat cheese? Let's find out. Everything you never needed to know about mice, cheese and whether or not they eat the stuff.

Story Starter: Jenny bent down to look through the tiny door at the back of the room. She couldn't believe what she saw! What happens next?

Story Starter: Jenny bent down to look through the tiny door at the back of the room. ShHe couldn't believe what she saw!

Wonder what is on the other side?

I love picture writing picture prompts. What do they see on the other side of the fence?

FREE Figurative Language Picture Collection Online~ This picture, "Catching a Cab," illustrates a common expression. This site is great for teaching about figurative language. Preview before using since some images are quite literal and may not be suitable for all students.

FREE Figurative Language Picture Collection Online~ This picture, "Catching a Cab," illustrates a common expression. This site is great for teaching about figurative language.

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