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Reach for the stars- kids can write their goals on their hand at the start of the year. LOVE this!

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Reach for the stars- kids can write their goals on their hand at the start of the year. LOVE this!

Students must find 20 adjectives that describe themselves.    Awesome Beginning of School Activity!

Teaching Students about Adjectives!

Learning about Adjectives We saw this on Pinterest and thought it would be a great way to teach our students about adjectives. The students had to find at least 20 words that describes themselves. They had a great time working on this activity and they learned that adjectives are describing words. This was also an encouragement to the students because they realized that they have some great qualities to share with the world.

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students make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions.  more pics at National Geographic.

Notebooking, Teaching, and Technology

I took a life science class for educators this summer in upstate South Carolina and one of the inquiry activities we did was with a plant in a jar. The question we were asked was how long could a plant live in a closed container. We had to come up with a hypothesis and then support our claim. Some people could not make a hypothesis without more information and we wrote those questions on our flip chart paper, i.e. How fast does a plant use up oxygen? We then planted small plants inside a…

A tent card number line - she uses this with decimals, but I can see it being used for whole numbers, too! Great for teaching number sense and "distance" between 2 numbers.

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Thought Bubbles - Metacognition Manipulative:  This would be great to laminate and then kids could write on it before / during / after reading!

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Start a daily class diary! Every day for 100 days, create a new page with highlights of the day. With 100 days, everyone in your class will get several turns to contribute!

Our First 100 Days on crayola.com

What can your class accomplish in 100 days? Students get to know each other and keep track of what happens at the beginning of the school year—or any 100 days!

Fantastic idea! As an end of the year gift buy students beach-balls , they collect classmates signatures..SO fun!

Fantastic idea! As an end of the year gift buy students beach-balls , they collect classmates signatures..SO fun!

Blooms Taxonomy Classroom Posters not just posters, but conversations that are anchors for the learning and thinking work.

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy Posters for Higher Level Thinking

Whether you're a Common Core school, a 21st Century school, or just a school that's making it a focus to prepare all learners for their future, you know how essential it is for the teaching and learning to be in the highest levels of Bloom's everyday. Display these student-friendly (and not too ove...

Vocabulary Strategies...great ideas!!

Vocabulary Strategies

Vocabulary Strategies in 15 Minutes!

Review game for teams: stinky feet

Stinky Feet - The BEST Review Game You've Never Heard Of!

Stinky Feet is a test prep game with a funny name, but it provides a serious review that will leave your students begging for more. Check out this game's simple set up that can be used with any content for any subject area over and over again.

Writing Learning Goal, Success Criteria and Bump it up wall!

Writing Learning Goal, Success Criteria and Bump it up wall!

Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!

How To Manage Students Who Are Demanding Your Attention

Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!