15 Favorite First Day of School Read Aloud Books
Read one (or more!) of these favorite first-day-of-school books to your students and kick off a great new school year! I've collected all of my favorite back to school books that address first day anxiety, being a good friend, including others, community building, growth mindset, and more.
Free Friday Letters Kit with Editable Parent Letter
Friday Letters are a simple, yet powerful tool that keep parents and care-givers connected to your classroom and give teachers valuable insight into their students. Get started writing Friday letters with with your students with these free friendly letter writing templates, book covers, and editable parent letter!
Mentor text to teach grammar skills
We’ve rounded up 25 easy to find picture books that are perfect for teaching grammar! These books make great mentor texts and are an engaging way to introduce your lessons and make grammar more fun! Find books about nouns, verbs, adjectives, homophones and more.
3rd Grade First Week of Science Activities
Get set for the first week of science in 3rd grade with these hands-on science activities and experiments that are perfect for introducing science safety, science tools, processess scientists use, and the scientific method.
3 Writing Strategies To Try This Year
If teaching writing is a struggle or you just need some fresh ideas, check out this post! I’ve explained three simple strategies that helped my students become better writers and made me a better writing teacher! You’ll definitely want to try them this year!
FREE time past the hour math games and centers
Teaching kids to tell time past the hour doesn’t have to be a struggle! Try these FREE math games and practice activities plus simple strategies to teach with them. These have been game changers for my students! Perfect for teaching time past the hour, half hour, and 5 minutes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade math lessons, special education students, and guided math groups. #tellingtime #2ndgrade #1stgrade #mathgames
Superhero Goal Setting Writing Craft
Set back to school learning goals Superhero style! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students set goals and write how they will accomplish them inside the body booklet. A perfect activity and craft for the first week of school or to add to your superhero classroom decor.