Poetry Notebooks. Give the students a copy of a poem, students can look for sight words/rhymes/alliteration, illustrate the poem, write their own poem of the same type (ie: haiku) next to it. Lots of fun ideas!

Kindergarten Smiles: Poetry Notebooks


Interesting way to have students self evaluate themselves with exit tickets

Class Organize: Exit Slip, Exit Ticket, Ticket out the Door


Blurt chart. Students take down one smiley face anytime they blurt out. Students can either get 3 blurts per day or week depending on your class

Terhune, Amanda - 1st / Classroom Management


ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts

ELA in the middle


Marzano: "This is probably one of my favorite things for my classroom so far. It’s a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it won’t be embarrassing for the student but it’s big enough that I can see at a glance who is having trouble with the topic and who is doing fine. I might not use it for every lesson, but I do think that if I get the kids into the habit of using the flip chart..."



Do it nice poster {FREEBIE} classroom wall sign 4

Do it nice poster {FREEBIE}


What does respect look like?

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This anchor chart describes the parts of a story

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anchor charts | Graphing anchor chart | We teach

Graphing anchor chart | We teach | Pinterest


EDITABLE! Providing your classroom parents with information about the school year has never been so easy! This low prep flip book is a great way for parents to have all the information they need in one easy to access place.

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Teaching students to justify their work in math doesn't have to be difficult. Read this post to learn how setting clear expectations and explicitly teaching students can make a huge difference.

Teaching Students How to Justify Answers in Math - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley


Economics anchor chart to help elementary students understand goods & services, producer & consumer, & supply & demand.

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Prepositions Anchor Chart

Using Games to Teach Parts of Speech


Sidewalk Chalk End of School Year Student Gift Idea & Free Printable - My Sweet Sanity

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Handprint Flamingo {Kid Canvas Craft} http://www.gluedtomycraftsblog.com/2014/01/handprint-flamingo-kid-canvas-craft.html

Glued to my Crafts: Handprint Flamingo {Kid Canvas Craft}


Write on wipe off morning work. No copies! Binders for each student... Easy to differentiate and update! Love this

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: math tubs


@Candice Langworthy this would be cute for your room. have kids use yellow paint on their fingers for the firefly

Classroom Freebies: Firefly Packet


The Crayon Box that Talked

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Classroom Decor Ideas: An English Teacher's Toolbox • Grammar flip book

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Classroom Organization: Managing Student Absences. Great tips from a high school teacher on how to keep track of student absences and the work missed!

Classroom Organization: Managing Student Absences


Classroom organization 101| cute paper labeled taped on the inside and separate into the drawers

Classroom Organization


Using Call Backs to get students' attention

Using Call Backs After Spring Break (FREEBIE!)


What Do I Do Now? Strategies for Early Finishers

1st Grade Teaching Resources: What Do I Do Now? Strategies for Early Finishers


11 Ways to Master Multiplication! Mastering Multiplication facts is such an important skill in elementary. If students can master the basics, all other math concepts are so much easier to learn. Check out these engaging, effective and fun ways to build strong foundational skills for future learning.

Mastering Multiplication!