How to Make a Book from a Single Piece of Paper
Learn how to make a book from a single piece of paper in this step by step video tutorial. Choose from two free printable book templates.
30 Journal Prompts for Self Esteem Boosting and Positive Thinking
Journaling for self-esteem is a great way to improve your mood regarding yourself, your mental health, and your body. By getting any negative thoughts out and bringing more positive ideas to life, you
Story of my Name Writing
Today I'm sharing one of my favourite tasks for building community in the classroom. Students are able to share an important aspect of themselves (the story of their name) with the class and with me, their teacher. Through this task we are also working on important skills, like reading comprehension, writing, and reflection. Day 1 To begin, I asked my students to write any name they wish they had on a sticky note. They then placed it in a mason jar. I read my class the story "The Name Jar"…
Is journaling a part of your life or are you trying to make it a part of yours? Having journal prompts for self-discovery can help you create a reflective
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40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better - Fun, Fresh Ideas
The first few weeks of school are all about getting to know our students. We have them fill out worksheets telling us about their favorite foods or songs, we ask them if they have access to the Internet at home, and sometimes we have them tell us about their summer vacations. But… is it enough? ... Read More about 40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better
Genius Hour in the Primary Classroom
This is a pack of tools to help you get started with genius hour in the primary grade classroom. In the pack, you will find resources that will help you get started and keep your students organized through the process.
How To Boost Accountability in a Workshop Classroom
Establishing consistent accountability when using the workshop approach to teaching and learning may seem daunting at first. After all, your students are producing, and consuming an immense amount of content during workshop on a daily basis…far more than you can (and want) to grade. The good news is, you don’t have to grade every activity. […]
Clever Ways to Get Kids Writing After A Break (That are free!)
FREE After break writing activities & prompts for first, second, or third grade students to tell their teacher all about their Fall, Winter, or Spring break. Also includes journal writing prompts that are a fun idea for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders the first week back from break.
Creating Strong Writers in the Primary Classroom
Teach the writing process and small moments with these ideas and tips. It has a great small moment anchor chart and books to use to introduce
Writing Office Bundle
These writing offices are perfect writing tools to assist your students into becoming independent writers during writer's workshop. There are several helpful anchor charts in each set.--->(formerly Miss P's Style)*Update 8/15/20* - Added a Digital Writing Office (compatible with Google Slides™) a...
Haunted House Writing Prompts
These cute haunted house writing prompts are great to use any time during the Halloween season. They are perfect to spark your kids' creativity and help them get excited about writing! There are FOUR different prompts to choose from so you can select the one(s) that best match the ability level of...