Track your students' home reading minutes using pony beads and dog tag necklaces. 100 minutes = 1 bead. My students LOVE this!
LOVE these ideas, seriously, LOVE, and there is a freebie too! Your students will beg to read out loud if you implement some of these awesome strategies.
Here’s a guide to what a bullet really means when it slams into/grazes a hero/villain or sidekick/henchman on the silver screen. Creative writing guide.
Complete sentences - good visual to have in room. A lot of my high schoolers come to me at elementary reading and writing levels, so this will be helpful!
These are double self-potraits- the image is a self portrait and was created using the artists fingerprints. After students have completed their portraits they will begin working on a colorful background in the style of Chuck Close’s larg
Read and Sequence! Simple stories for beginning and/or struggling readers with a cut and paste SEQUENCING activity! TONS of great resources!
Just because it's for laundry doesn't mean it can't be cute and stylish! DIY a drawstring laundry bag that is functional, portable (good for travel) and perfect for small spaces like dorm rooms. http://www.ehow.com/how_2173785_sew-drawstring-laundry-
Morning basket ideas! Use things like this instead of worksheets as morning work. It's more fun for kindergarten! Love it!
Match the shelfie to the Selfie (teacher to their home bookshelf) love this library bulletin board idea!
Fire Safety Week with Sparky the Fire Dog - Worksheets for Grades 1-2 Fire safety Week - Oct 6th to 12th 2013.
Easy Halloween craft to do with little ones! Puffy ghosts are fun for all ages! Your kids will love how they float around the house too :)
Three dimensional weaving embroidery with comb. This could also adapt for difficult darning/mending situations!
From seating charts to decorating, from homework to bathroom trips, get the skinny on managing your middle school classroom! Whether it's your first year teaching or you're moving up from a lower grade, this article is packed with just the info you n