Awesome to show band kids how lungs work! Make a lung. Show kids how lungs work. Kids will love learning this kind of biology and science. (I still remember doing this as a kid.
The Literacy Shed. A collection of videos on each writing genre. < amazing website with all sorts of pictures, videos, and stories to use as writing prompts and/or media connections!
Thick & Thin questions: great strategy for teaching students that have difficulty with answering questions! I find these thin an thick questions valuable for my grade 2 class. It helps students really think deeply about a topic.
Transition Words (anchor chart) mentor text: record examples of writing focus during reflection time reading conference
Idioms: 5 Common and Simple English Idioms Poster. It think this would be a great poster to have displayed in the classroom while working with idioms. The students could even make their own version of this poster to display at the end of our unit.
Yoda learns grammar (Yeah, it's funny. However, Yoda is already being grammatically correct. "Learn the grammar, I must" is not wrong, just non-standard.
SIMILES Poster x Classroom poster. Help your children improve their writing and composition grades.