Story Skills / Story Elements
This worksheet is great for any story! It is part of my Story Skills / Story Elements Pack. It contains the following sections: Wonderings (Where students can ask questions before reading) Vocabulary Genre Point of View Author's Purpose Character Analysis...
ELA & Math Word Wall Cards
Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes
Parts of a Paragraph :: Teacher Resources and Classroom Games
Learn to identify the parts of a paragraph with this colourful poster. Students will refer to the chart whilst learning to construct a paragraph.
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Anchor Charts & a Ferris Bueller Moment
Pass the butter, I've been on a roll lately...making anchor charts. #1 Personal Narrative Inspiration My Version I made this one to review personal narratives with my students. Today they took a benchmark. I hope they looked at it. If not, it is moving to my writing wall. They get to do another benchmark in January. Maybe if they stare at it long enough, it will sink in. #2 Adverbs Inspiration My Version This week all of our mentor sentences contain adverbs. I made this chart to help explain…
We are about to start our Fiction unit in 3rd grade where I teach. I always find that kids love fiction much more than non-fiction--probably because it is more imaginative. Fiction is fun to teach as well! There are so many wonderful books to use with fiction units! Here are a few we use to introduce (or reintroduce) the students to fiction! We use many more books, of course, but these are some of my favorites! They are full of wonderful characters, great changes with the characters and…
FREEBIES in the PREVIEW!!! This packet if full of SNOW MUCH STUFF!!!! January Writing Activities for 1st~ 2nd Grade :o) Writing themes include: Winter break, winter, snow, Arctic, polar bears, Antarctic, and Penguins! CHECK IT OUT! :o)
What We've Been Up To
I know...I am the world's worst blogger. School has just been absolutely crazy! I am sure most of you can relate. The adjustment from h...
My new obsession this year has been making and using anchor charts for my lessons. Here are just some of the anchor charts I have made this year. Some of these charts are original ideas but many are ideas I have seen and used from other teachers. I am not good at drawing so I use clipart from my computer to add pictures to my anchor charts. I print them out and glue them onto the chart! It’s so much easier and looks so much better than what I could draw! I also laminate my anchor charts so I…
Start A Fire
Sweet & Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders - one of the best things we ate last week. Only 4 simple ingredients - chicken, bacon, brown sugar and chili powder. They only take about 5 minutes to make and are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Sweet and salty in one bite!
Compare and Contrast (Address the standards with this FREE activity!)
This blog post contains a FREE compare and contrast reading activity! Materials…