Hey teaching friends! I know for my US friends, Thanksgiving Break is coming up pretty quickly! Isn't it funny how it seems to take forever to get here, and then once it is upon us, it seems to have jumped out of nowhere? Maybe that's just me - haha! So let's talk about Thanksgiving Break homework. Whether you are pro-homework or con-homework centric, keep reading and perhaps a comprised solution is below! Who is Turkey Tom? You may or may not have heard the urban myth about ... Read More about Reading and Turkey
Partnering Up Students Putting students into groups or partners can be a tricky thing. We all know that who a student works with makes all the difference in how successful an activity will be. When it is time to partner students up (and I don't want them to pick their partners -- which you should let them do from time to time) I pull out the partner cards and watch the excitement happen! I use partner cards to randomly put students into partnering groups and I want to share them with ... Read More about Free Partner Cards
Get access to the free Arthur's Halloween lesson freebies. In addition, this free Halloween resource was updated with new clipart and fonts. Halloween in the classroom is so much fun! Arthur's Halloween is such a fun book to share with your students this Fall season. This picture book is one of my favorite Halloween reads and is always a bit hit in the elementary classroom. Your students will love completing the free literacy resources that compliment Marc Brown's picture book ... Read More about Arthur’s Halloween Lesson Freebies
Are you looking for a quick Halloween Art project? Let me help you out with this cute Halloween art project. Students will use line design to create a Halloween cat. Students pick one color for their cat and designs so the only supplies needed are paper and something to draw with. Yay for low prep! Everything you need. Included with the step by step instructions is a downloadable pdf which includes the cat templates and an completed example. The templates come in 2 formats -- one ... Read More about Halloween Cats Art Project
Halloween is near! What a great time to learn about spiders! Kids love these spider activities that challenge reading skills, spelling skills and fact and opinion standards. Please enjoy these free activities for October or any other time of the year when your kids are learning about these creepy crawlies! There are 3 activities included: • How Many Words Can You Make From Arachnophobia? • Spiders: True or False? • Spiders: Fact or Opinion? Click below to download these free ... Read More about Spiders!