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Classroom Freebies: Gingerbread On The Loose Class Book Ed-venture

Gingerbread On The Loose Class Book Ed-venture - Classroom Freebies

I really enjoyed designing this gingerbread writing and activity packet and hope you have a lot of fun with your kiddos doing these interesting activities. This is the perfect packet, for that last day before vacation, when everyone is especially “energetic”. Before hand, put up the wanted posters in your room. Run off the masters ... Read More about Gingerbread On The Loose Class Book Ed-venture

Classroom Freebies: Christmas Around The World Packet

Classroom Freebies: Christmas Around The World Packet

Improve Student Writing with Bold Beginnings, Mighty Middles and Excellent Endings - Create Dream Explore

Improve Student Writing with Bold Beginnings, Mighty Middles and Excellent Endings - Create Dream Explore

Improve Student Writing with Bold Beginnings, Mighty Middles and Excellent Endings - Create Dream Explore

Your kindergarten and 1st grade students will have fun solving this FREE printable hundreds chart mystery picture! This flexible resource includes both a numbered and a blank hundreds chart - so you can decide whether you want them to fill in the numbers, or just find and color each space.  There is also a large blank hundreds chart included, which I use to make jigsaw puzzles with my students.  You'll find lots of ways to use this in your classroom - download it FREE today!

Hundreds Chart Mystery Picture FREE

Your kindergarten and 1st grade students will have fun solving this FREE printable hundreds chart mystery picture! This flexible resource includes both a numbered and a blank hundreds chart - so you can decide whether you want them to fill in the numbers, or just find and color each space. There is also a large blank hundreds chart included, which I use to make jigsaw puzzles with my students. You'll find lots of ways to use this in your classroom - download it FREE today!

Finding the main idea is a key to improving reading comprehension, yet it is not a concept that is taught once an mastered. It requires ongoing practice to successfully apply this skill to different texts. Because of this, the resource I created gradually builds in difficulty and provides a necessary scaffolding for students as they learn to master this skill throughout the year! The levels and paragraph lengths gradually build from L 630 – 980.

Finding the Main Idea

Finding the main idea is a key to improving reading comprehension, yet it is not a concept that is taught once an mastered. It requires ongoing practice to successfully apply this skill to different texts. Because of this, the resource I created gradually builds in difficulty and provides a necessary scaffolding for students as they learn to master this skill throughout the year! The levels and paragraph lengths gradually build from L 630 – 980.

Writer's workshop: A free list of the revising and editing ideas to enhance the writing process. Editing a student’s paper just makes that one piece of writing better. However, it does little to actually teach them how to become a better writer. Students must be trained on how to find and correct errors in their writing. These skills don’t come overnight, but I have some tips to help you!#writingprocess #upperelementary

Revising and Editing Activities

Writer's workshop: A free list of the revising and editing ideas to enhance the writing process. Editing a student’s paper just makes that one piece of writing better. However, it does little to actually teach them how to become a better writer. Students must be trained on how to find and correct errors in their writing. These skills don’t come overnight, but I have some tips to help you!#writingprocess #upperelementary

Check out our giant list of FREE activities to do with kids at home! Also, if your child has to miss school for a couple weeks, or you’re just looking to give them an academic boost, you may want to add a home school element. Check out a few of my favorite grade level specific projects that work great at home too! School closure ideas & home school lesson plans can be found here!

Activities for Kids

Check out our giant list of FREE activities to do with kids at home! Also, if your child has to miss school for a couple weeks, or you’re just looking to give them an academic boost, you may want to add a home school element. Check out a few of my favorite grade level specific projects that work great at home too! School closure ideas & home school lesson plans can be found here!

Christmas tangrams are math fun for children ages 3 - 103, and this bundle includes both printable and Google Classroom™ versions! There are puzzles for a Christmas tree, gift, candle, reindeer, star & angel, and each one is differentiated: simple outlines for beginners, and more difficult solid shapes for the more advanced. Keep your students engaged and learning in the busy days leading up to the holidays with these hands on activities, and add some seasonal magic to your lesson plans!

Christmas Tangram Digital and Printable bundle with 6 puzzles with & without outlines differentiated

Christmas tangrams are math fun for children ages 3 - 103, and this bundle includes both printable and Google Classroom™ versions! There are puzzles for a Christmas tree, gift, candle, reindeer, star & angel, and each one is differentiated: simple outlines for beginners, and more difficult solid shapes for the more advanced. Keep your students engaged and learning in the busy days leading up to the holidays with these hands on activities, and add some seasonal magic to your lesson plans!

Seven Great Activities for Charlotte's Web - Where the Magic Happens

Seven Great Activities for Charlotte’s Web

Seven Great Activities for Charlotte's Web - Where the Magic Happens

Brrrrrr! Baby it's cold outside but this set of worksheets is hot! This set is great to use for homework, large group work, centers or workstations, sub plans and assessment. Piano and voice teachers may find this packet useful for theory work in addition to their regular lessons. Just print and go with this winter themed set of music worksheets that is perfect for 1st through 6th grades.

No Prep Music Worksheets - WINTER

Brrrrrr! Baby it's cold outside but this set of worksheets is hot! This set is great to use for homework, large group work, centers or workstations, sub plans and assessment. Piano and voice teachers may find this packet useful for theory work in addition to their regular lessons. Just print and go with this winter themed set of music worksheets that is perfect for 1st through 6th grades.

Whether you're doing the bee theme or not, these free bee-themed behavior coupons will be sure to motivate your students.

BEE Freebie Behavior Coupons, Ideas, and Classroom Decor Pack - FlapJack

Whether you're doing the bee theme or not, these free bee-themed behavior coupons will be sure to motivate your students.

What is distance learning? How is school at home different from homeschool? Are you making a decision to homeschool and wondering how to get started? Here are some thoughts on the differences between at-home learning or distance learning and homeschool from a classroom teacher AND homeschool parent.

What is Distance Learning – School at Home vs. Homeschool

What is distance learning? How is school at home different from homeschool? Are you making a decision to homeschool and wondering how to get started? Here are some thoughts on the differences between at-home learning or distance learning and homeschool from a classroom teacher AND homeschool parent.

Free Christmas Alphabetical Order   Are you looking for a low prep Christmas literacy activity for your students? If so check out these fabulous Christmas alphabetical order worksheets.  I have students working at many different levels and a group of them are slower than molasses finishing anything so I created 2 versions of the same thing. One version has 15 words and the other only 10. Students will get practice looking beyond the first letter of the word to put them in order (This is much…

Free Christmas Alphabetical Order - Classroom Freebies

Free Christmas Alphabetical Order Are you looking for a low prep Christmas literacy activity for your students? If so check out these fabulous Christmas alphabetical order worksheets. I have students working at many different levels and a group of them are slower than molasses finishing anything so I created 2 versions of the same thing. One version has 15 words and the other only 10. Students will get practice looking beyond the first letter of the word to put them in order (This is much…

Force and Motion Digital and Print Reading Comprehension and Experiment

Force and Motion activities integrate the content area of science into reading and provide a hands-on force and motion experiment with both DigitalAND Print and Go Versions. Your students will focus on asking and answering questions, connecting science concepts, vocabulary, and text features with to...

Forces and Motion Experiment Ideas - What is a Force?

What is a force? Find out with this easy collection of investigation ideas for learning about forces and motion, such as hovercrafts, balloon powered car

Teaching Ideas for Force & Motion and Patterns in Motion • What I Have Learned

17 fun ideas and resources for teaching force and motion. Includes demonstrations, experiments, science stations, and lessons that will engage students in learning about balanced and unbalanced forces and patterns in motion. These teaching ideas will help you teach the NGSS standards.