Love this rubric for a star paper. She grades papers at the beginning of the year on the doc camera...the kids vote how many stars the paper earns.
Reading Strategies FOLDABLE- could be done as a checklist (for when they have an understanding of the concept) in their binder/notebook.
AMSTI Kindergarten Style: Ten frames Great idea for reinforcing shape recognition. Might add a piece of yarn or chenille sticks to make a circle.
Advice for New Writers. Its a pretty good article. But I really liked the one it links to about what writers need for experience. It was a great one! Made me think a lot
Ice Cream Dough : Add one Kool-aid packet to baking soda and mix in a bowl. Then slowly add water and mix. Continue to slowly add water until you have a slightly damp, moldable dough. Too much water and the baking soda will be too liquidy and not.
Free sweets/healthy food sorting activities. Perfect for Halloween, even if you can't use Halloween activities (no bats, ghosts or witches included). 2 cut-and-paste worksheets --or laminate them to file folders.
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non-fiction scavenger hunt She has other graphic organizers that might be helpful when teaching writing to lower elementary students. Also ideas for anchor charts.