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Journals through the year! Perfect for Daily 5!

Journals Through the Year

This is a more recent picture of my station pocket chart.  I added the  ABC station this year (it's the icon with the orange background), an...

Totally Terrific in Texas: stations Also has the colored letters to spell out S-T-A-T-I-O-N-S

Just Wild About Teaching: Bloggy Giveaway and a Freebie!

Just Wild About Teaching: Reading Comprehension Survival Kit! Just what you need for Reading Centers!

one of the best interactive sites I've found for teaching reading comprehension skills, and its free !

Into the book strategies: for students and teachers. Brilliant site with fantastic interactive activities. Would work really well with CAFE reading.

Here is a reading strategy your kids will love! I buy these translucent sticky notes from the dollar store for my kids to use when they come across a word they really do not understand.  The purpose of this is to help them stop when they don't know a word, and use their strategies to help them decode and understand context when reading.  I give my kids a strategy card for when they do not know a word. They put a sticky on it while they clarify!

How To Use Sticky Notes for Sticky Words - Educatio to the Core

I love sticky notes! Great strategy Education to the Core: How To Use Sticky Notes for Sticky Words!

This activity is the perfect way to complete any genre study. It includes all of the resources that you will need to send your students on a scaven...

Genre Scavenger Hunt

Genre This is a historical nonfiction novel by Julia Alvarez, relating an account of the Mirabal sisters , 3 young sisters who were murdered by Trujillo. This happened during the time of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic.

writing activity centers-LOTS of ideas!

7 learning center activities: Spotlight on writing

Dyslexia Study : Spacing letters farther apart increases reading speed & accuracy in dyslexia

Headbands Are Hilarious

instead of sight word name tags(when the kids call each other by their sight word name all day).we will make sight word headbands!

Little Warriors: Apple Math and Literacy Centers

So, last year I was new to literacy centers. I did the whole trial and error thing and finally figured out a system that worked for me that .