Have you been thinking about adding morning meetings to your classroom? I love doing morning meetings and have seen how effective they can be over the years in my 2nd - 5th grade classrooms. When other teachers sometimes ask me how I fit it all in, I try to explain that doing morning meetings has so many benefits that I feel like I gain time with better classroom behavior and community.
FREE Daily Math Review with Grammar and Cursive Practice
Teachers are given a curriculum map to follow, but it doesn’t always go as planned. Every student is different and sometimes you have to spend that extra week(s) on fractions or a few more days on elapsed time. This all sounds like something a good teacher would do. The problem? If you are an upper ... Read more
Mentor texts are a great tool to use with students as part of a reading mini-lesson. My hope is that the lists included will help you easily find some great picture books to add to your collection of lesson ideas for each of the strategies listed. This freebie includes a list of mentor texts for eac...