Five for Friday September 26
I am linking up with Kacey at Doodle Bugs Teaching for Five for Friday. Happy Friday! Here are some of my favorite moments of the week. My mom had surgery this week, and she and my dad are home and doing well, so that is my FAVORITE moment of the week. So I was out a couple days, but we sure did a LOT this week! We did a lot of work with labeling this week- starting with clean up time. I label all of the bins with pictures of what treasures go inside, and then have the same picture on the…
Classroom tour for 2012-2013
I wish I would have taken pictures before the start of the school year when everything was nice and clean! I've made a few changes this yea...
Kelsey//Third Grade Reading on Instagram: “New anchor chart coming at ya!! My kiddos are always either omitting commas or using them in all the wrong places. Llama llama don’t forget…”
Classroom Ideas! on Instagram: “New anchor chart coming at ya!! My kiddos are always either omitting commas or using them in all the wrong places. Llama llama don’t forget…” #grammar
Narrative Writing - FREEBIE — Keeping My Kiddo Busy
PRIMARY WRITING - UNIT 3 I am so excited to teach this narrative writing unit! This writing curriculum is geared for kindergarten, first grade and can even be used in second grade classrooms. In Unit 3 , we are learning how to write a personal narrative . We practice writing about what we l
Writing Process Posters, Anchor Charts, Writer's Notebook, Distance Learning
These writing process posters and interactive writing process anchor charts are a must have for introducing and reinforcing tons of important writing process terms and concepts. Printing flexibility allows for either a poster, an interactive anchor chart, or mini (half page) posters/anchor charts f...
Concepts of Print
Concepts of print refers to the understanding of how print and books work. These skills are a critical prerequisite to teaching children to read. Concepts of print include: -How books are read -Identification of parts of
Some colleagues and I visited an amazing school today in Salem, Oregon: Myers Elementary. They have been integrating their ELD instruction into the regular subjects instead of …
Writing Goals Anchor Chart
I must say that I'm shocked by the power of the writing goals anchor chart that I just started using in my classroom. It is not my original...
Anne Marie Williams on Instagram: “Wondering where you guys take pictures all summer? Not asking for
3,572 Likes, 190 Comments - Anne Marie Williams (@thechitownteacher) on Instagram: “Wondering where you guys take pictures all summer? Not asking for a friend. Asking for a girl who…”
The First Week in First Grade
I wanted to stop by today and share some a few of my "go-to" activities during the first week of school to build our classroom community and set expectations for the year! During the first few days of school, we are setting the tone for the rest of the year. Our students are looking to see what kind of teacher we will be and making judgements about their school year. They're deciding if school is a place they want to come or a place they dread. The choices we make at the beginning of the…