Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers

I'm Done (Now What?) Early Finishers Jar

KeI'm Done (Now What?) Early Finishers Jar Love This ! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers

Academic word work form - Marzano strategy

I created this for my class to study academic vocabulary words. Our building implemented Marzano's strategies for building academic vocabulary and.

A tool to help struggling writers become stronger.

Visually representing-- I would use this poster to help students write more detailed sentences. ----A tool to help struggling writers become stronger.

Great idea! When students are at lunch the "Punctuation Super Heroes" sneak in and leave Skittles on correct punctuation. Very motivating. This is a funny blog about it!

Punctuation power: After students write a piece I have them leave it on their desks when they go to lunch or special area classes. I place a Skittle on each correct punctuation mark.

Paint Chip Contractions -- helps children practice forming contractions

8 writing ideas from Pinterest

Paint chip contractions- what a great idea! I'm always looking for fun things to do with free paint chips, and the automatic color-coding must dramatically aid in memorization.

Great idea for persuasive writing, Mo Willems has a great website too with lots of teacher resources for all his books

Persuade the Pigeon: A Persuasive Writing Exercise

Persuade the Pigeon-Persuasive Writing -- perfect for my Suess-week where we re-write books

Contractions surgery <3 this idea!

Word surgery for teaching contractions! Mask, gloves, scalpel (scissors), sutures for apostrophes (band-aids)! Surgically remove the unnecessary letters to turn one word into two!

Teach contractions using Duplo Via

Duplo fever here.No contractions for my Kinders, but can see sorting word families, building sight words, etc

Need to organise some of these for my children in September for their writing, an excellent idea so they don't forget what they need to include

Use these Writing Target Cards to help your children set themselves targets for their writing. Bright and colourful, these target cards will also make a great addition to your wall display!

Using "Writer's Eyes" to help with editing. This would be so fun for praticing editors in the classroom!

she save her glasses for a few years, punched out the lenses and they use them to "use their writer's eyes" when they are doing their editing! Sailing Through Grade: Using Writer's Eyes