Build a strong classroom community in your elementary or middle school classroom with these engaging picture books. These read aloud stories are perfect for your first week of school or during your morning meeting time. Your students will love to hear about each of the main characters journey to becoming accepted. FREE student activities included! Click to see more.
Are you looking for a word work routine that works with your students? I loved using Words their Way in my kindergarten and first grade classroom. Read more about how I created an organized system that worked for us in this blog post!
Perfect for morning meeting, afternoon meeting, journals, writing workshop, transitions, brain breaks, speaking and listening, work on writing, Daily 5, centers, early finishers, and community building.
Are you like me? A busy teacher finding back to school crazy busy? Check out these engaging, fun journal prompts for kindergarten and first grade students are perfect for smal group instruction and independent math activities. I love how this set includes a wide variety of math concepts included in the common core. Questions include: number sense, mental math, printing numbers, dot plates, math talk concepts, addition, subtraction, representing numbers on a ten frame, more and less…
Use containers and rods to create technology storage.
I love this little corner of my room! I teach reading and always strive to have a comfy reading area for my students.
Bulletin Board: 10 Ways to Get People To Like You . Back to school idea
Use the free website, Mapmaker, to create maps and practice measuring with a digital ruler.
A unique classroom management idea for upper elementary students. You can manage your students' behavior through a classroom economy that is perfect for older elementary students (3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th grade students). Upper elementary students will love wri