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Website where you can type in text and it will turn it into a shape! (Writing/Publishing center)

Website where you can type in text and it will turn it into a shape! Perfect for Valentines day gift of wedding vows, your song lyrics, special toast or for Mothers Day with kids quotes funny sayings or a poem or story they had to write in school.

Show Dont Tell is a fun, a multisensory, mindful game, will help players learn how to be descriptive writers.

Show Don't Tell Descriptive Writing Game Digital Download

Show Dont Tell is a fun descriptive writing game that teaches players to improve writing by using descriptive adjectives, verbs, adverbs, similes, metaphors and more.

Story bags. Fill bags with random items, have the students use them to come up with a story. How fun and using lots of imagination

Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag

Could use for whole group or writing station.Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them! (Could have 1 kid each week be responsible for bringing in items)

GET WRAPPED UP IN A GREAT SUMMARY! anchor chart for Somebody Wanted But So (Link goes to TpT)

Get Wrapped Up in a Great Summary

GET WRAPPED UP IN A GREAT SUMMARY! anchor chart for Somebody Wanted But So (Link goes to TpT)

Differentiation

Differentiated Instruction - Differentiation Across the Subject Areas: ways to differentiate instruction across all subject areas; how differentiation looks across the different subject areas.

Lessons with Laughter: Thankful From A-Z

Thankful From A-Z

Classroom Tour: A Peek Inside my Grade Classroom - Lessons With Laughter

Happy Birthday to Your Students  -- Printable Freebies to Make it Fun and EASY!

LOVE this happy birthday song! Totally teaching this to my Girl Scouts --- happy birthday song for Girl Scouts!

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A bright idea for breaking the nagging cycle -

Behavior is one of the biggest classroom management problems teachers face and another is communicating to parents.  Solve those issues by using these ideas, checklists, and forms to help keep track of discipline and work ethics- ALL FREE to download!

Reporting Behavior in the Classroom

Behavior is one of the biggest classroom management problems teachers face and another is communicating to parents. Solve those issues by using these ideas, checklists, and forms to help keep track of discipline and work ethics.

Writing: Sentence Fluency

Writing: Sentence Fluency

QAR anchor chart #reading ideas

IDEAS QAR Strategies (Question-Answer Relationships / Levels of Questions). To re-teach expository writing, and STAAR/EOC multiple choice, with some changes to match TEKS, grade-level and students' abilities.

Upper Elementary Snapshots

Upper Elementary Snapshots

Upper Elementary Snapshots: End of Year Research Report: Animals - collecting and citing information, using text to support answers and ideas

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Launching Writer’s Workshop

Writing about small moments.a Seed vs. a Watermelon anchor chart.there are a number of terrific writing anchor charts here, but this is my favorite! Kids always want to choose a topic that is just too big! This helps them narrow it down.