Today was our first day---with the kiddies.
I found some great folder games at the Dollar Tree. Everything was already designed and made. All I had to do was laminate and cut.:)
I teach a combination class that includes 5th graders. They are excited to find out who the helpers will be for the week. I create a jobs themed...
Our area public school has a warehouse where they house their unwanted furniture. I called them, and I was able to get nice file cabinets,...
Have you tried Oriental Trading? I just received their teacher catalog in the mail. Reallly Good Stuff is good as well. They are also offering...
I am thinking along the lines of....Characters Welcomed...I was going to use some of the characters that seem popular in some shows today. I must...
In my experience, cubbies have been fine for my 4th graders. My co-teacher uses the plastic bins on wheels for our students. We had parents...
You should check out the archive section. There was some discussion about this earlier this summer. Hope that it helps.
I had a teacher send her child in sick today. She told my assistant that she knew she was sick, but she wanted her to go to school...
My students like to make arrows with their words:
I am using this novel now with a small group of fourth and fifth graders. We are completing a literacy group with it. My group truly enjoys it....
I do the same as other teachers have mentioned. However, with the first couple of issues, I do review the parts of the magazine: what is...
After four weeks, my students have finally earned a party. YAHOO!!!
I have the individual letters H O M E W O R K laminated and posted on my back wall. When the class has turned in all of their homework on time,...
I have two red "folder" pocket charts. Their morning folder work goes in there. At a quick glance, I am able to see who has not turned in their...
I have a new teacher who is going through the same situation. First of all, find confidence within yourself. Parents can smell fear too. They...
Comic relief only---when a boy in my 4th/5th grades class whines, I turn to the girls and say, "A whining boy turns into.....and the girls finish...
Scholastic has a magazine titled Scope that is for older students.
When I did my internship, my co-op teacher used ziploc bags.
Our hands we fold,
Our heads we bow,
For food and drink,
We thank thee now,
In Jesus' name,
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