Ask the fans at The Organized Classroom Blog Facebook Fan Page a question, and they always come through with an answer! This week's Collaboration Wednesday question had to do with ideas for how to teach making predictions and inferences. Of course, they never fail to come through with flying colors! Grab yours right now and please stop by the Fan Page and make sure to thank the contributors! Click Here for your Freebie Enjoy! ~Charity This post originally appeared at ... Read More about Making Predictions Teaching Tips Book
Looking for Distance Learning Engagement Strategies - here you go! Packed with *NEW* ideas to spark some virtual excitement with students. If you are anything like me with a planned scope and sequence content was king of the classroom. Lessons, projects (even cross curricular) revolved around addressing standards for the grade I was teaching. I could not take it all on. I worked on a subject a year to dive deep to really address the needs of my students and slowly began ... Read More about Distance Learning Engagement at your Fingertips!
I had another request on the Facebook Fan Page for a rounding poster with a specific little rhyme. So, here is today's freebie for you to grab! Are there other little sayings you use in math that I could create a little something for you? I would like to get several more made so I can bundle them together as a larger freebie file, but I need your help with the sayings. Anything K-3 would work with the three posters we already have. Please leave me a comment below if you can help ... Read More about Rounding Up Posters for All!
What is Map Masters: Map Skill practice (along with US geography) was taught in fourth grade in my state. I really loved this content! It was quite a bit of rote memorization for states and capitals but the journey we took across the U.S. made it really fun to connect with the rest of the US - many of my students hadn't been outside our state! The culmination of our trip learning about regions and state history ended with Map Masters! We did this for US states and capitals (location ... Read More about MAP SKILL PRACTICE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS – FREE DOWNLOAD- MAP MASTERS – GEOGRAPHY
Figurative language will make your students better writers. But, teaching it, especially to littles, can be a task. Learning the differences between idioms, similes, and metaphors can be tough for students who have trouble with abstract ideas. Let's find some ways to make it fun, engaging, and memorable! I have always LOVED to use the chapter book Punished! by David Lubar with my third graders. But you could always tell who understood the figurative language references and who did ... Read More about Figurative Language Teaching Tips