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11 Fun Ideas For Building A Robust Vocabulary
If you want to become more intentional about helping your students expand their vocabulary, check out these fun ideas! Use these activities to add a daily vocabulary routine to your classroom that will build rich vocabularies, in turn, helping students comprehend text and enhance their writing. Choose from the Building Vocabulary for Grade 2-4 or Grade 5-8 resources. Find more great teaching ideas at ShelleyGrayTeaching.com
"Whooo" Needs a New To-Do List Template?
I have just created a fun To-Do List – and it is free! Copy, cut out, and use to jot a note down for some of things you have to do today - enjoy!
Behavior Management Ideas
Do you ever ask colleagues for help with classroom management ideas? I’ve always found the best ideas from teachers down the hall.
Gain better reading fluency by building strong decoding and phonics skills!
Mapping individual phonemes activity Teachers can help students gain better reading fluency by building strong decoding and phonics skills! Examples of lots of phonics activities like word mapping and blending phonemes will get you started.
The Best Read Alouds for Teaching Fractions
If you want to help your students make connections between what they learn in school about fractions and how important fractions are in everyday life, add math read alouds to your math class! These math picture books give kids opportunities to see how fractions are used in real life. Click to find my reviews of seven top fraction read alouds that will help you decide which ones best suit your needs. Find more tools and idea for teaching fractions at Shelley Gray Teaching.
Fun Vocabulary Routine - Word of the Day Challenge
If you want to change up your vocabulary routine, click to read this post! Word of the Day or Words of the Week is a fun way to incorporate new vocabulary into your daily classroom routine without much extra time. Better yet, your students will love the challenge of building and using their vocabulary! Read this post to learn how to use this Building Vocabulary resource to enrich word study in your classroom. You'll find more great teaching ideas at ShelleyGrayTeaching.com
What to say and talk about during a parent-teacher conference
Do you have parent-teacher conferences coming up? Do you get stressed about wondering what to say? This post (ideal for new and first-year teachers) is filled with tips and sample talking scripts that will guide you step-by-step through what to talk about during a successful parent-teacher conference.
Creating Purposeful Classroom Partnerships
I love when students learn from one another and I hear the buzz and hum of engaged learning conversations. When partnerships are successful, it's amazing what learning occurs!