Who Was Ruby Bridges?
Your Black History Month lessons wouldn't be complete without a discussion of Ruby Bridges, a courageous civil rights activist who, at the tender age of six, was the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. In spite of seemingly insurmountable odds - riotous crowds, threats to both Ruby and her family, teachers refusing to teach Ruby, etc. - with the support of her family, the six-year-old bravely continued attendance at William Frantz Elementary…
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Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.
Carrot Crazy (An Animated Film)
Two hunters fight over the meal of a day, in a clever and creative skit.Created by (MUST CHECK OUT) http://www.youtube.com/user/loganscelinaMore TagsTags- wo...
Our Walk in the Woods
Our Walk in the Woods by Charity Nebbe illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler published by Mitten Press. Featuring the voices of Charity Nebbe and Bill Radke.
This PowerPoint presentation is to be used as a whole class game to review the concept of common nouns and proper nouns. The file is editable so that you can include nouns that are relevant to your students - add your name, your principal, your school, your city, your students' names. The game is ve...
Braxton - Animated Short Film By Brad Warren
This is a short film I did over the past 6 months in my spare time. I'm hoping for a career in feature film or games. The film is inspired by my son, Braxton...
Snowball Fight: A Fun Way to Compare and Contrast
Make comparing and contrasting more interesting by incorporating a snowball fight! Great activity for 3rd grade or 4th grade students.
CGI 3D Animated Short Film "THE SWITCH" Hilarious Animation by Zack Mathew at VFS
A business man stumbles on a strange sets of boxes with one specifically capturing his interest. Watch his curiosity suck him in...literally. The Switch (200...
Susan Jones Teaching: Making Inferences Lessons and some FREEBIES!
Last year, I taught how to make inferences for quite some time. With such an emphasis on close reading, I wanted my students to read between the lines, to dig deeper, and to find out the answer to the question, “what is the author really trying to say?!” I spent a lot of time […]