Mandy's Tips for Teachers: First Day of School Lessons! Absolutely LOVE these 1st day plans. I especially like the large grocery bags for all supplies (deal with them on day 2). I am definitely reworking my 1st day plan ideas!
Back to school printables for those first weeks of school. Lots of ideas and activities for students and teachers to get to know each other, learn rules, routines, and procedures, and become acquainted with the classroom. Ideal for students in upper elementary, but may also work great with students in primary grades, as well!!
If you're looking to add word study activities into your day, you're going to love the suggestions, tips, and ideas presented here! Click through to find out how one teacher uses Words Their Way to enhance the word study routine in her classroom. The strategies presented here can be modified to work with any 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade classroom! Plus there's a FREE download to help your students better master their misspelled words! Great for spelling AND writing practice!
Me on the Map - A hands-on geography project! 100+ pages - $ - This blog post will walk you through the many great activities included in this download! See how this could be used in your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade classroom. Your students will have a much better understanding of their place in the world when you are done!
If you use Words Their Way or any sort of word study program, you're going to love the tips included at this blog post! You'll see how one teachers set up a word study schedule that is NOT tied to the M-F calendar! Click through to see how this can help give you the flexibility you need for your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students - while also ensuring word study is kept a priority! Great tips, ideas, strategies, and more included right here.