While 2021 may still have some virtual instruction....these first line book quotes are a great project for upper elementary! Middle grades have the best time finding and researching books and adding pictures. This is easily modified for classroom instruction and can be done in Google Slides and sharing with the class! First Line book Quotes are such a great way to get students motivated. The class helped choose books that had AWESOME first lines for grades 3-5. We created posters ... Read More about FIRST LINE BOOK QUOTES – intrigue students with a this VIRTUAL project!
Indoor recess ideas and games to the rescue for all my teacher friends! Anyone else already counting the days until warm spring breezes rejoin us? I know so many of you have been forced inside for indoor recess if you are at school due to the bitter cold, so I decided to ask the BEST fans in the world what they do when going outside isn't an option. And, as always, they came through with flying colors! What are some great indoor recess games? Thanks so much to all the ... Read More about Need Some New Indoor Recess Ideas?
Free Quiz! Just 5 questions to find out your biggest lesson planning challenge... ... Read More about Lesson Planning 411
I saw this great Goal Getter display by Lessons with Laughter and knew that I had to recreate it. It was inspired by her trip to the Ron Clark Academy which I am dying to get to go to!! At least this way I could bring a little bit of RCA to me. Might I add that our superintendent even stopped to read them- that's how much of an impression they made! These only took us one day to make - I did the typing but honestly this would make a great computer project - just adding shapes, ... Read More about Goal Getters – goal setting display idea
The importance of a daily class schedule is relevant not only to the teacher in charge of daily learning, but also to the students in the classroom who are expected to be active participants in that structure. Having a classroom system that has been explained and is displayed somewhere prominent in the classroom will be the difference between students who are whining about when they are moving on to the next activity versus students who already know they only have 5 minutes left until they ... Read More about Schedule Poster Freebie