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Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning".for a future science classroom, I would use it for words identifying each level of Bloom's for when students create their own questions, or three word summaries Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Speech And Language, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Teaching Synonyms, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Ideas

Giveaways, Sales, and FALL.. OH MY! :)

Friends, I've been so excited for this blog post but wanted to put it off til I had the time to really focus in! I have a few things I've been DYING to share with you! But let's start here. With a FREEBIE! Duh! Who doesn't want to start their Saturday morning with free goodies? Click the picture below for the cutest darn Sentence Fluency/Punctuation center. And of course, it's fall/pumpkin themed.. who could resist? Next up! I'm so excited to share with you something we did in our classroom…

Help students to understand the meanings of the words they know and give them a tool to learn new words by teaching Greek and Latin roots. This is a nice chart because it is very colorful and it includes the definition, an example, and a picture. Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Spanish, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Math Lessons, Teaching Resources

Teaching My Friends!

By the time my friends reach 4th and 5th grade, there are some things that should be non-issues. There are some things I should not have to spend instructional time on. Basics. Thus was born the No Excuses list. Each year, after the first couple of weeks of school, I do a quick intro to the No Excuses list. This is a chart of things that, by the time they get to 4th or 5th grade, a student can reasonably be expected to be responsible for doing. Things like starting sentences with capital…

English essay describing person According to the Purdue Owl, a good descriptive essay includes clear and powerful language, sensory description, tone and agreement. Since an essay describing a. Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Essay Writing, Better Writing, Creative Writing Inspiration

Words Commonly Used to Describe Sounds

Via Audra Wolowiec’s beautiful blog Lineforms. bang, bark, beep, bellow, blare, blast, bleat, bong, boom, bray, buzz, cackle, cheep, chime, clack, clank, clap, clatter, clink, cluck, clunk, c…

Anchors Away Monday: Adverbs (Loved that Lesson!) Adverbs Anchor Chart (Loved that Lesson!) by Crafting Connections! Plus, a great project to do to reinforce the concept! Grammar And Punctuation, Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching English, Teaching Spanish, Grammar Games, Education English

Anchors Away Monday: Adverbs (Loved that Lesson!)

Adverbs Anchor Chart Plus, this blog post contains a fun, engaging class book project to do to reinforce the concept!

Anchor Charts - Figurative Language Anchor Charts Using Index charts plus Topographical Routes 5th Grade Writing, 6th Grade Ela, 4th Grade Reading, Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Rounding Anchor Chart, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Essay Writing

Figurative Language Review

I have been trying to write this post for two weeks now! Between home, school and a few new products I have been working on, I haven't had ...

 Free handout and classroom Syllable Types. Free handout and classroom posters! Phonics Rules, Phonics Words, Teaching Phonics, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Reading, Speech And Language, Spelling Rules, How To Teach Phonics, Reading Intervention Classroom

7 Syllable Types Posters - Classroom Freebies

The 7 types of syllables occur in all words of our English language. When students learn the 7 syllable types they are better able to break longer words into chunks. This helps our students decode unknown words as well as helps with spelling. If you teach your students the 7 syllable types you may find ... Read More about 7 Syllable Types Posters

Shades of Meaning -Vocabulary- Ice Cream Words: Students start by writing a common word on the ice cream cone. Students look up synonyms . Creating a large ice cream cone with words that can replace the common words. Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Vocabulary Words, Speech And Language

Ice Cream Cone Synonyms

Here is a fun activity to get students to stop using boring words and expand their vocabulary. This synonym activity has students write a "boring word" onto an ice cream cone and then synonyms are...

FREE Descriptive Language Video~ This professional-quality, minute long video from TED-Ed encourages students to use livelier, more specific words, figurative language, and words with more depth of meaning. Great tool for teaching writing in any subject. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching English, Writing Tips, Ap Language, Teaching Language Arts, English Language

The case against “good” and “bad” - Marlee Neel

Don’t take the easy route! Instead, use this little trick to improve your writing -- let go of the words “good” and “bad,” and push yourself to illustrate, elucidate and illuminate your world with language.

Help students to understand the meanings of the words they know and give them a tool to learn new words by teaching Greek and Latin roots. This is a nice chart because it is very colorful and it includes the definition, an example, and a picture. Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Spanish, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Math Lessons, Teaching Resources

My Room and a Mish-Mosh of Stuff!

Well, I'm finally posting some pictures of some of the changes I made in my room. Here is how I set up my library. It's actually been in t...