Simplifying the Scientific Process | Print and Digital for Distance Learning
Are you looking for engaging ways to teach the scientific process? This resource breaks down the scientific method to allow my students to have a deep understanding of this process through experiments, graphic organizers, and more. Check out the preview for a look at the ENTIRE product!Inside this ...
Pirates Scroll Page Borders
A set of pirates themed A4 pages for children to use as a stimulus in their independent writing. Perfect for making writing activities more fun and exciting!
See, Think, Wonder: Developing Thinking Routines in the Classroom
Today I thought I'd share a strategy I use to help my students communicate their thinking during the inquiry process. See, Think, Wonder is a thinking routine I use with my students to help them think critically about an object or idea and express their ideas with others. See, Think, Wonder is a strategy that…
Message in a Bottle Writing Template
This simple yet effective 'Message in a Bottle' Template is great for encouraging your children to get creative during independent writing activities!
Graphic Organizers with Language Support
Reading Comprehension can be difficult for students, even those with great reading skills. When we ask students to explain their thinking or write about what they read, it's almost like we're asking them to converse in a foreign language. Teaching Academic Language and Scaffolding Learning Academic language does not come easily for most of our students. There are a select few who grow up hearing it spoken by their parents at home, but for the most part (my own kids included), asking students…
Read Across America ~ Dr. Seuss ~ Cat In The Hat ~ Green Eggs and Ham ~ Story Map ~ Kindergarten ~ First Grade ~ 1st Grade ~ 2nd Grade ~ Second Grade ~ 3rd Grade ~ Third Grade ~ Cat in the Hat Theme ~ Dr. Seuss Theme ~ www.crekid.com
Using Pond Discovery Bags to Help Students Develop Research Skills
Common Core Standards K.W.6 With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish ...
In July, I became a foster mom to two kittens through a volunteer organization of an animal shelter. The foster parents give kittens, cat, puppies, and dogs a home temporarily until they can be adopted.
Differentiating Your Classroom with Ease - The Brown Bag Teacher
Over the last year, my school and team have taught me so much about differentiating. In 5th grade, I so struggled with this and when I differentiated I was moving mountains. But really – I felt like I deserved a gold medal. It was exhausting and overwhelming and rarely happened. This year my 1st grade...
Mother's Day Special
You know how kids say the FUNNIEST things?? Kind of like the AT&T commercials "Is it better to have more or less?"- Every time I see one of those commercials, I just have to laugh! That is my day- all day-everyday working with my small groups. (If you have no idea what I am talking about- you NEED to Google it). Want Mom to laugh too on Mother's Day? I have a Mother's Day Book called: The World Needs Moms. The students get to answer questions about their moms- for example: What kind of…