Easy chalk flowers art project for kids age 5-12. Connect art project with Vincent Van Gogh art unit

Chalk Flowers Art Project – 2 Ways


Got to Teach!: Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies

Matchbook Chapter Summaries for Novel Studies


Opinion writing idea, take a picture of students holding their favorite book. Then they write about why they like it. More writing ideas here: https://goo.gl/ygR4F8

Silhouette Autobiographies, Read Across America, and More


Information Pamphlet for Open House! Great for Meet the Teacher, Open House, and/or Back to School Night! Provide this cool info pamphlet for parents! This product is completely EDITABLE so just type in the information you would like to share with parents during Open House! Sample text included to help give you ideas on what to feature.

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Check out this blog at "Virginia is for Teachers" for some helpful information on planning a STEM Night.

Virginia is for Teachers


brain teasers for kids | teachmama.com --> LOVE that these get kids' brains moving at any time of the day

brain teasers for kids - teach mama


A simple science experiment to show why leaves change color in the fall. One of 5 Awesome science experiments for kids! You probably already have everything you need.

Science Experiment: Why Do Leaves Change Colour?


Fabulous in Fourth! This blog is awesome, especially if you teach 4th grade writing!

Fabulous in Fourth!: writing


Día de los muertos vs. Halloween estadísticas

Actividades de Pensamiento Crítico | estudiafeliz


Book Reports

Fabulous in Fifth!: Book Reports


30 Riddles and Brain Teasers for Kids - PRINTABLE! Perfect for road trips, lunch boxes, or just having fun.

30 Riddles and Brain Teasers for Kids - Frugal Fun For Boys


Help your students find text evidence to prove their answers in a fun way by color-coding! Real Teacher Review: They were so quiet you could hear a pin drop because they were so engaged. A comment directly from a student, "I love these, because I love to color...and it helps me understand what I'm reading better." $

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Working With Words: Fun extra activity for kids to do when done with word work

Mrs. Gilchrist's Class: Secret Code Spelling


Here is a Marzano word work cootie catcher to use for review activities: spell, say, give example/non-example/synonym/part of speech/nonverbal representation/definition/sentence.

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Thrasher's Fifth Grade Rockstars: July 2012

Thrasher's Fifth Grade Rockstars: July 2012


Close Reading... What an awesome way to show students why reading over again is SO IMPORTANT!! And using Oreos!

Who's Who and Who's New: Close Reading with Oreos


If I told you that this game was the most asked for game in my room, would you believe me? It totally is...and it cost one whole dollar! This is my oldest and best trick in the book.

Beach Ball Therapy!


Candy Medals for Family Game Night or any event

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Maybe not a book report like it is shown, but this could be done with anything! Math facts, homework etc...this might be more enticing for kids!

T-Shirt Book Report


25 Camera Inspired Crafts - great idea for vouchers

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I did this lesson today with 6th 7th and 8th grade, but I have done simpler versions with 4th and 5th in prior years. We drew spooky houses on watercolor paper. I gave them a few example of houses....

Middle School Spooky Houses


Not just a great picture...great instructions...use for Frida and Diego unit instead of Day of the Dead?

Modern Art 4 Kids: Día de los Muertos Calavera Collage


Struggling to get your students focused when they arrive for school? Here's several morning routine activities to get them energized for learning!

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The 2×10 strategy: a miraculous solution for behavior issues? Love this idea! So simple but so powerful! Another great post from Angela Watson of the Cornerstone for Teachers.

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"The Homework Machine" by Shel Silverstein, from A Light in the Attic (have the sub read this poem and let the students draw their own homework machine)

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