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Upper elementary teachers, are you looking for engaging & meaningful activities to help your students understand Constitution Day & the US Preamble? These free easy to implement ideas will help you teach effortlessly yet make a big impact with your 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students this Constitution Day. Constitution Day read aloud books, activities & art integration will help you enjoy teaching about this September holiday. Click to read this blog post and grab a free printable. Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Reading Strategies, Guided Reading Lessons, History Education, Teaching History, Upper Elementary

3 Powerful Constitution Day Activities for Elementary Students

Looking for Constitution Day activities for your elementary classroom? These lesson ideas, read aloud and projects will engage your students

Grab my free letter tracing cards, so you can use them with your kindergarten students that could benefit from working on letter identification during guided reading groups! This is an effective reading intervention for those young readers that know specifically less than 40 letters. Learn more in my post about what you need for this reading activity, and how to implement it with your students!

How Tracing Letters Helps Letter Identification - Mrs. Richardson's Class

Letter tracing is a simple way to help students who are struggling with letter id! All you need is a book and teacher and you are set! Use this as a warm up in your guided reading groups, have a tutor use it with a child, or send it home with struggling students!

Socially distanced literacy center ideas for kindergarten, first, and second grade students. These socially distant center activities will allow students to engage in safe and meaningful word work activities. Centers include word building activities, cvc activities, word sorts, word ladders, and more! Download a FREE DIGITAL and PRINTABLE word building activity and a free set of word sorts! #literacycenters #wordworkideas #sociallydistancedclassroom

Word Work Centers for the Socially Distanced Classroom- FREE DOWNLOAD!

These socially distanced literacy centers allow students to engage in meaningful word work activities while maintaining their safety & distance.

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Shared Journaling Prompts

Interested in getting your students to talk about their journals with another? Try shared journaling to encourage your students to share ideas with each other!

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What We Should Strive for in our Elementary Education Program?

"All learning is educational." - Angela Kelly Robeck

Socially distanced literacy center ideas for kindergarten, first and second grade students. Students will practice reading while engaging in meaningful, safe and distanced center activities. #socialdistance #literacycenters #learningtoread Kindergarten Centers, Student Teaching, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Reading, Literacy Centers, Teaching Ideas, Comprehension Activities, Reading Strategies, Sequence Of Events Worksheets

Literacy Centers with Social Distance

Socially distanced literacy center ideas for kindergarten, first and second grade students. Students will practice reading while engaging in meaningful, safe and distanced center activities. #socialdistance #literacycenters #learningtoread

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Guided Math Update — We Heart Teaching

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today was our first day back with kiddos, and it was a great day! I felt well-rested and well-planned...a perfect combo! I've had lots of questions about our guided math routine lately, so I snapped a bunch of pics today to share with you. (I have no idea why these first

Get your FREE Presidential Election Vocabulary Class Book today to use in the upper elementary classroom! Grab this printable or digital class book to help teach 19 important election-related vocabulary words! The perfect presidential election activity for upper elementary students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade with a variety of activities ideas included. Get your FREE Presidential Election vocabulary class book today!

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Get your FREE Presidential Election Vocabulary Class Book today to use in the upper elementary classroom! Grab this printable or digital class book to help teach 19 important election-related vocabulary words! The perfect presidential election activity for upper elementary students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade with a variety of activities ideas included. Get your FREE Presidential Election vocabulary class book today!

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Informational Texts for Middle School and Upper Elementary Round-up

There are so many ways that you can go with informational texts, and that seems to go for not only reading lessons using

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Some of the Benefits of Video Gaming

"The key is that it has to be hard work that they choose to do and are interested in." - Melissa Corkum

Teachers: Do you realize that social-emotional skills such as empathy, compassion, and kindness are important to build in the classroom? try these tips to encourage kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade kids to develop social skills and emotional awareness through morning meeting, modeling, bucket filler activities, and more. #socialemotionallearning #teachingtips #socialskills #emotions #kindness Teaching Empathy, Teaching Social Skills, Social Emotional Learning, Teaching Ideas, Kindness Activities, Mindfulness Activities, Friendship Activities, Emotional Awareness, Social Awareness

Ways to Develop Social-Emotional Skills in the Classroom

Focusing on social-emotional skills such as kindness in the classroom encourages kids to develop social skills and emotional awareness.

Use fun, imaginative learning tools like these writing prompts to help kids become familiar with the basic writing skills they’ll need to become great writers! #basicwritingskills #writingskillsforkids #journalbuddies #writingpromptsforkids Writing Prompts For Kids, Writing Skills, Cool Writing, Writing Tips, Elementary Education, Upper Elementary, Learning Tools, Book Suggestions, Classroom Activities

Basic Writing Skills

Use fun, imaginative learning tools like these writing prompts to help kids become familiar with the basic writing skills they’ll need to become great writers!

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Bullying Facts

Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying & promote bullying awareness in their own words. #bullyingfacts #bullyingawareness #journalbuddies

Both educators & parents need to be aware of bullying facts and statistics in order to spot the signs and symptoms of bullying. While students are likely familiar with the concept of bullying & aware of its damaging impact on the school community, they may not always know how to properly address it. Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying & promote bullying awareness in their own words. #bullyingfacts #bullyingawareness #journalbuddies Education Middle School, Elementary Education, Fun Classroom Activities, Activities For Kids, Bullying Facts, School Community, Parent Resources, Writing Prompts, Parenting

Bullying Facts

Both educators & parents need to be aware of bullying facts and statistics in order to spot the signs and symptoms of bullying. While students are likely familiar with the concept of bullying & aware of its damaging impact on the school community, they may not always know how to properly address it. Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying & promote bullying awareness in their own words. #bullyingfacts #bullyingawareness #journalbuddies

Practicing place value activities with your students? Check out these 8 books PERFECT for teaching place value concepts to primary students! Click the pin to learn which books to grab to support your students math knowledge! Kindergarten Math Games, Fun Math, Teaching Math, Math Activities, 2nd Grade Class, Teaching Second Grade, Learn Basic Math, Teaching Place Values, Math Books

8 Place Value Books for Teaching Second Grade Students

This blog post shares eight place value books for second grade to teach your students about the values of numbers!

The importance of teaching research writing in upper elementary cannot be overlooked! Teaching research in elementary school helps students develop higher-level questioning skills, understand how to take notes, paraphrase, and focuses on communicating ideas through the written word. I have put together some helpful resources for you to use today and some info to help you understand the importance of research in your classroom. #thelittleladybugshop Research Writing, Research Skills, Writing Resources, Classroom Resources, Teaching 6th Grade, Teaching Social Studies, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Schools, Writing Mini Lessons

Teaching Research Writing in Upper Elementary

Often research has high emphasis in secondary grades, but the importance of teaching research writing in upper elementary