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Apple App for running reading record calculator!
Egg cartons can be reused to make great math learning games! For this example, label each column as a place value, starting with ones on the right and going up until you run out of columns. Put some small objects inside (beans, marbles, erasers, etc.) Close the top and shake! Players must create a number based on the place values where their objects landed. Player 1 will create a number using the top row, Player 2 with the bottom row. Compete to see who can create the largest or smallest num...
Place Value Game/Syllable Game
Teaching Social Skills
Equal Shmequal. Animals argue over how to make their tug-o-war game fair and their see-saw balance...great math/literature connection!
Using pant hangers for anchor charts
This teacher has printables for teaching kids how to organize their desks! She talks about using a desk map (not on the site) but uses a fun poem to put a sweet spin on organizing!
Guilty orangutan sheepishly takes responsibility for its actions...
Freebie!!! set of the 1st grade Common Core language arts standards. Print this out and keep it in your teacher binder or on a clipboard so you can refer to it throughout the year!
Back to School FREEBIE!
Cute site for classroom decorations
This Writing to Inform (All About Books) unit of study written by Trina Dralus is complete with activities for each phase of writing. This unit reflects the nonfiction ELA standards. ($5.00)
6 Simple Rules (A Free Pack)
Miss Nelson Is Missing : Back-To-School Packet for the first week of school.This has 38 pages of ideas, discussion questions, games, activities...
Corkboard Connections: Measurement Mania Freebies! Do you need engaging activities to teach measurement? You'll find 9 terrific freebies linked to this blog post!
Corkboard Connections: Favorite FREE Teacher Websites
beyond the grades: teacher binder. Great ideas of things to include!
Welcome to Common Core Math Lessons! This site is meant to be a resource for K-12 teachers who are or will be implementing the National Common Core State Standards.
Classroom activities aligned with common core per grade level!
TONS of Lucy Calkins Writing Workshop info and other neat ideas