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This math partner success kit made it so easy to boost students independence during my math small group instruction. Each student has a set of partners - their math triad - that they rely on to answer questions and find solutions during math workshop.
Plan for Next Year: Organizing the Year, the Day's Topics & Lesson Plans is about how to do long term planning and translate it into short term planning. Organize your lessons, plan your curriculum, and see the big picture and small picture of your year.
Polar bears and penguins don't share the ice: polar bears live in the Arctic, penguins around Antarctica. This catchy little song will help your children remember the difference. You may also enjoy these polar learning activities: P is for
Learn 30 different ways to make math fun. Your students will be begging you to use some of these strategies on a daily basis.
Comparing Versions of The Gingerbread Man: Turning Readers Into Thinkers
The Gingerbread Man Loose In The School character traits anchor chart. Lots of great lesson ideas and anchor charts for first and second graders while comparing versions of The Gingerbread Man. this post also has free printable story elements charts ideal for 1st and 2nd grade that make a nice addition to gingerbread man and December activities.
Combine science and reading as you teach your students about many of the animals that live in tide pools and the ocean. In A Tide Pool is an 11 page reproducible book, and comes in both color and b&w versions. There are also 10 photographs