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    Sarah Ulmer
    Sarah Ulmer
    Sarah Ulmer

    Sarah Ulmer

    when a child gets in trouble why not make them do something nice? have them pick a slip with a 'random act of kindness' job they have to do! :)

    Love this....a battery candle on the window sill or a string of lights around the window would look great inside and from the outside.

    FREE - Large Christmas Light Template for your students to cut out, glue together, and add glitter to make them sparkle.

    polka dot teacher door signs | ... classroom ideas classroom door decorations holiday bulletin boards

    polka dot teacher door signs | ... classroom ideas classroom door decorations holiday bulletin boards

    I did this before for my pre-k classroom... it looked like it was snowing inside - tutorial

    Long division anchor chart

    Not gonna lie...this is meant for 5th graders but I'm pinning it for the GRE.

    Long division chart--5.NBT.B.6--Find whole number quotients of whole numbers with up to four digit dividends and two digit divisors.

    very family will get a recipe card to fill out and return to you. You can put them together for a special Class Christmas Cookbook to share with them all. FREE!!!

    Our Class Christmas Cookbook --- This set includes all the materials you need to complete these wonderful class cookbooks, including EDITABLE pages for customizing and Winter acrostic poem activity!

    Paint a terra cotta clay pot white, add a bit of face paint fun and then top with a 'tied glove' stocking hat from the $1 store add a bit of beribboned whimsy for the scarf ~ great snowman desk gifts for my staff gifts.

    Warm Buffalo Chicken Dip - I may only add a smidgen of hot sauce since I can't eat anything spicy!

    Lucy Calkins Narrative Essay Writing Realistic Fiction Grade 4, Unit 1, Bend IIPosters Include:* How to Write a Fiction Story* Moving From Summary to Story* How to Write About the Setting* Using Mentor Texts in Revision {Part 1}* Using Mentor Texts in Revision {Part 2}* Key Questions Fiction Writers Consider in Revising Endings All posters are 11"x17" size papers (you could print these bigger by increasing the proportions) and are in color.And dont forget to review my work, Please!

    writing idea...haunted house: feel, see, hear...descriptive writing. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources SOS Inc. Resources.

    Guess My Question game for Comprehension strategy: Read a book aloud, then stop at certain places and say, "Guess my question."... call on kids until they came up with a question that would make sense for that part in the story. This game got kids to really think about potential questions to ask while reading.---Sarahs First Grade Snippets

    Free Literature Circles reflection sheet...This link leads to an AMAZING page full of wonderful Lit Circle resources!!! :)

    Literature Circle Project ideas -and other good freebies on this blog

    2 digit multiplication practice ... practice with graph paper even with bigger numbers

    Mentor texts are one of my favorite tools to use in the classroom!

    Fabulous in Fourth!: Watts Up Thomas Edison??? Project for Thomas Edison or other inventors

    If you searching for a 4th grade reading list to supplement your child's other studies, here are some recommended books for fourth grade students.

    Charlie Brown Pumpkin ~ Use tape to make the stripes then paint the pumpkin black. When dry, remove tape & you have your "It's A Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown"!

    Multi-Digit Multiplication Anchor chart and Blog post- A MUST! Great strategies to teach multiplication other than traditional algorithm

    Imagery is one of my personal favorite things about reading and writing. This pin is a great way to incorporate imagery which Duffy states is, "using prior knowledge about [descriptive] words and about our senses to create an image in the mind" (Duffy, p.117). "The relationship between reading and writing is particularity clear when teaching imaging...the more students practice composing text that helps readers create images, the better they will be at creating images as readers" (p. 121).

    Similes and Metaphor Chart; used for 3rd grade students.

    Teachingisagift: Figurative Language Bookmarks Manic Monday FREEBIE

    Metric conversion anchor chart-soooo much better than the anchor chart I made today!! Will be redoing it!

    The #openingline of your #story is the most important you will write. It will determine whether the reader (or publisher) decides to keep reading or toss your book aside.

    Figurative Language Anchor Chart Activity {free materials to make one for your classroom!} by Crafting Connections!

    Writing Strong Leads...LOVE THIS! This will really help kids get a really good "hook"!

    Figurative language- similies, metaphors, alliteration, etc. Examples of books as well as anchor charts and activities for each! USE THIS PULLMAN TEAM!