Classroom Book Clubs: Tips and Tools – Teacher Trap
Classroom book clubs engage students in meaningful conversations that grow reading comprehension strategies. Get tips and tools for running effective clubs!
Commonly Used Idioms and Meaning in English - English Grammar Here
English Commonly Used Idioms and Meaning List; Barrel of laugh: someone who is very funny Old as the hills: some who is very old In the doghouse: To have some unhappy with you Up for grabs: Available for anyone Split hairs: Argue or worry about small details Kick The Bucket: Die Oddball: a weirdo or a strange person Knee Jerk Reaction: A quick and automatic response Hang in there: Don’t give up Pull yourself together: Calm down So far so good: Things are going well so far Round the bend…
How Teachers Turn Any Worksheet Paperless for Google Classroom
If you've been searching for a way to DIGITALLY assign students a quick assessment of a math skill to drive instruction, this video tutorial is for you!
Fake Reading vs Real Reading... a great anchor chart from Head Over Heels For Teaching (blog)
Fake Reading vs Real Reading... a great anchor chart from Head Over Heels For Teaching (blog) by LibraryLady15 on Indulgy.com
Lined Paper Guide and Model
Raise your hand if you're tired of students writing on the back of lined paper, or upside down?After nine years of being frustrated that my students don't orient their paper correctly, I decided to create a model of what their paper should look like.Throughout this product you will find several diff...
Book Talks for Elementary Kids - Lessons by Sandy
Book Talks are a powerful way to share new books with students and encourage them to try out different genres they may not have thought about before. While I have been doing book talks with my students for years, I wanted to bump it up a notch and not only have them begin to create... Read more
5 Ways to Teach Nonfiction Text Structure
Before studying to become a reading specialist, I had never explicitly been taught nonfiction text structures as a student and I also hadn’t been taught the importance of teaching them to our students as an
Nonfiction Text Features Mastered in 5 Easy Steps - Simply Skilled in Second
Help your students master nonfiction text features with these 5 easy steps and give them the tools to understand nonfiction books in an engaging way.
Evidence-based terms in social studies
As we move into a social studies world that is asking kids to collect evidence, organize evidence, create products, and communicate results, writing skills are becoming more and more important. But for the last ten years or so, at least in the state of Kansas, we've asked kids to focus instead on memorizing content. So…