Writing Center: Build-A-Story with Creative Writing Prompts
With 27,000 story combinations you'll never hear, "I don't know what to write about" again! Build-A-Story Writing Center by Teacher Gems.
This is probably one of my favorite things for my classroom so far. It’s a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it won’t be embarrassing for the student but it’s big enough that I can see at a glance who is having trouble with the topic and who is doing fine. I might not use it for every lesson, but I do think that if I get the kids into the habit of using the flip chart for the first month…
Friday's Five Fabulous Finds (on Pinterest)
Here are five of my favorite pins for the week! My next math unit is Fractions. I have been looking for new lessons to teach a difficult concept to my students. I plan on using some of these sheets in their notebooks. Link I just LOVE this "Making Connections" anchor chart. I need to get my daughter to crochet some chains! I like the connection to media. Link This set of cards will be awesome for teaching Roots...part of the Common Core. I love the visuals on the cards. (great for English…
The Root Of It All
Okay so my planning day was not too bad. I did manage to get a few things done, but of course there is always more. I can't complain too muc...
The 6 types of Questions your Students Need to Know about
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
The Literacy Effect
I'm just going to say it. I believe the United States education system right now is obsessed with the word intervention. It's the answer for everything. A student is reading several levels below grade level? Let's put them in a reading intervention. A teacher notices one of her student's writing skills aren't up to par? Let's put them in a writing intervention. I'll be clear: I don't disagree with having interventions. However, after teaching and being the literacy coach at a middle…
Mark Kolkman on Twitter
“5 Simple Questions Lead to #StudentEngagement | info from @edutopia & Rebecca Adler art & graphics from @LanceFuhrer”
Literature Circles Complete Packet (includes Depth & Complexity Icons)
Literature Circles UnitLiterature Circles are a fun and engaging way for students to take ownership of their learning. Literature Circles encourage students to have rich conversation surrounding text. This is a great unit for reading instruction at the middle school level because you can use it sev...
Texttyper inför NP
Förra året vid den här tiden tog jag fram en plansch över de olika texttyperna som kan vara bra att känna till inför nationella provet i svenska. Använd gärna! Om du vill veta hur jag och klassen a…
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