I have bought some literature units and other books from Scholastic, such as Teaching with Jan Brett or Kevin Henkes. They have TONS of great ideas!
Have students to read to the volunteer, especially students that don't get much reading practice at home
I love having volunteers come in, you...
Blue Tak keeps things up well
Check the job seekers category on this forum. You will find a lot of great advice. Good luck!
I have seen them at Bed, Bath, and Beyond. Not sure of the price, but I think under $50.
Pictures of how your classroom is set up or would be
Pictures from lessons
Sample parent newsletters
Wow, I thought asking $6 was a lot for my students. Could your PTO fund part of the cost? I would talk to your principal.
town mouse, country mouse
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post it makes a post it that is similiar to a sentence strip (a little shorter) that would work well. Also, you can easily make on card stock a...
I would speak to your principal, social workers, and school nurse. It's better to investigate the situation than regret it later.
reading, file folder games, writing in journals, reading journals...I don't allow computers because I think too many would rush. I like the...
I have leveled books, but also do themes and the kids love it! You can do author, fiction, non fiction. I have different kinds of animals, dog...
I love all those books!
City Green is a really cute book about neighbors working together to create a garden. Of course this can be used...
I made some that have lasted a long time and are very stable/durable. I used 2 cheap pocket folders and taped them together with very wide clear...
I do bags. I get most of the stuff from the dollar store. I put lollipop, and a bunch of little things from the $ store (bouncy ball, little...
make sure you plan A TON. Even though you probably won't use it all, you don't want to get stuck without something to do.
Thanks for the suggestion, I also use About the Authors, by Katie Wood Ray (I think). I really like the idea of the students making books. They...