Diving Into Nonfiction Text Features
We dove into our study of nonfiction text features over the last two weeks. We started with a sorting activity for fiction and nonfiction text features.
Text Treasure Hunt
My children are still struggling with Text Features. So I whipped up a simple powerpoint, made a worksheet and set them on a treasure hunt. ...
Amy Lemons - Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.
Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.
Animal Research Project
One of the kindergarten Common Core writing standards is to participate in shared research and writing projects (W.K.7) and to gather infor...
Animal Research Folder: A Fact Finding Mission
We're way into our animal unit and I'm needing to wrap things up and move on. We've spent time learning the words related to this unit and ...
Swat the Vocab!
Need an easy game to play with your students to review academic vocabulary? Swat the Vocab is the perfect game. It's easy for you and a bl...
Letter Larry - Elementary Education
Writing letters is a huge staple in our first grade classroom, not to mention one of the most FUN activities we do! This year, I have really focused on upping the fun factor in my classroom–not to say it hasn’t ALWAYS been fun ;). I am really into creating songs…
Using Visual Recipes
As you can probably tell from some of my previous posts, I absolutely love cooking with my kids! We don't get to do in near as often as I would like since we have to finance it with our own money and it can get quite pricey. We still are trying to do it at least once or twice a month, and my aide are great about helping out with ingredients! Every time we get ready to try a new recipe I like to have a visual to go with it. This way we can go over the recipe step by step before we head into…
The Newspaper Reports Teaching Pack
Enhance your children's newspaper report writing skills with this fantastic collection of teaching, activity and display resources! Includes a comprehensive guide, planning templates, writing checklists, examples of newspaper reports and more!
Free Life Skills File Folder Activities for Special Education
Free Life Skills File Folder Activities for the independent work station in special education classrooms. Practice life skills for community integration!