Friday Favorites: Tips for Classroom Management AND FREEBIES
Some of us are just getting back into the routines of our school days this week. Some of us will be headed back from our holiday breaks this coming Monday. In either scenario, coming back for the new year lends itself to making some fresh starts. In terms of classroom management, this is the perfect time to reflect on what has been working well for you and your students...and what may need to be tweaked a bit to make more efficient. It may even mean trying something that is all together…
9 Steps to Becoming a Better Public Speaker
Public speaking is terrifying. You have to get up in front of a crowd of people and make a point. You don't want to be boring, but you also want to be info
Monster Writing Activities
These cute monster writing prompts are great to use during the Halloween season, but can be used anytime during the year as well. They are perfect to spark your kids’ creativity and help them get excited about writing! There are four different prompts to choose from so you can select the one(s) that best match the ability level of your class. You could also put all of them in your writing center and let the children pick which one they want.
Winter Olympics FREE Printables and Activities - Homeschool Giveaways
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Is anyone else excited for the Olympics? There is so much you can learn and do with your family during the Olympics! Enjoy this HUGE list of over 50 Printables, Activities, Games and More! Olympic Themed Printables: Olympic Medal Count Printable Team USA Olympic Printables Olympic Quotes Copywork in Cursive and ManuscriptRead More
The Best Part of Me!
This post contains Amazon Affiliate links for your convenience. Last week I did a story unit with the book The Best Part of Me. Have any of you used this book in your classroom of therapy sessions? This book is written by 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. In the book, they each include a photo, write about the best part of themselves, and explain why that is the best part. When I first heard about the book I was so excited to re-create it with my students. My students really got excited about this…
Happy New Year! Have you made any resolutions yet? This is a great time to do some goal setting with your class. Encourage your students to make changes at home, at school, and in your community. Then set aside some time to check in periodically to monitor their progress. Here are some free printables you can use for this lesson: Click HERE to download. One of my resolutions is to spruce up some of my lesson packets. These new packets will be PDF documents so you can scroll through the file…
Celebrate the New Year, Resolutions and Kindness Challenge! - Writing for 2021
Celebrate the NEW YEAR, RESOLUTIONS and KINDNESS in your classroom! A complete classroom writing activity for the New Year. Each year I will update the product with the correct date. What is included: New Year’s Resolutions Kindness Resolutions Top 10 of 2017 Best Memory of 2017 Coloring Pages Bulletin Board Sign and Lettering First Grade 1st, Second grade 2nd, Third Grade 3rd, Fourth Grade 4th, Fifth Grade 5th, holiday, new year, resolution, new year's, January, 2018
New Year's Resolutions Fill in the Blanks Story 2
Kids will have fun filling in this "fill in the blank" story on New Year Resolutions - choose your words carefully for a giggle or two!