Before you can effectively teach procedures, your students need to listen and attend to what you are saying. I like to strengthen my students' listening skills with activities like Listen
Back to School Howard B. Wigglebottom: Behavior Expectations and Class Building
This Back To School with Howard B. Little Bottom Pack is the perfect way to kick off the year and includes: on-line links to each book, a 9 page mini booklet, 3-5 activities/responses for each book, 11 Cooperative Learning Activities, modified activities for varied levels of students, 6 response sheets. $
Listen & Draw: Spring, Earth Day, Easter, Weather and FREEBIE
Listening skills are so important! Before you can effectively teach procedures and academic skills, your students need to listen and attend to what you are saying. Spring themed listening skills activities called "Listen and Draw" are included in this latest edition. DIFFERENTIATION I recommend doing this as a teacher directed activity in the beginning. You may want to introduce this in a small group setting if your class has a wide range of abilities. You can give different groups different…
Following Directions Activities with Pete the Cat
It's Back-to-School time again. Are you ready? The first day of school can be challenging as teachers help their students learn the routines of the day. Teaching our young students to follow directions and build their listening stamina is crucial. I always say, "If they're not listening, they're not learning." Early childhood teachers need many activities to teach listening and following directions. And if you are a parent or grandparent visiting my blog, you can do this at home too! Pete…
Get yours now for Back to School! This 29 pg. packet is perfect for setting up classroom expectations at the beginning of the year and for being a visual reminder throughout the rest of the year. Whole Body Listening is an important skill to teach!
100 Day Activities All About Me
Fun children's learning activities, including printable templates, for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school kids.
Speaking and Listening
Speaking and Listening Rubric and coordinating reflection sheet for students or teacher documentation ~ supports CCSS in the Speaking and Listening domain! $
Following Directions and Listening Game: Teacher Says!
This week in the Get Ready for K Through PLAY! series we are focusing on activities that develop the social and emotional skills needed for Kindergarten. The ability to follow directions, especially oral, multi-step
Classroom Management - Give Me Five Mini-Posters
This cute set of mini-posters illustrates the age-old "Give Me Five" behavior management trick. When making visual reminders like this, I think that for them to be effective, it's important to have graphics that really show he kids what the expectations are. I couldn't find any clipart that matched ...