Been there, survived that, talk to me if you need someone. Sometimes comfort is all you need

Been there, survived that, talk to me if you need someone. Sometimes comfort is all you need

10WordsYouNeedToStopMisspelling. I need  this for ME!! Gonna print it, maybe better yet, use it as my screen saver on my lap top!!

Words We Need to Stop Misspelling by The Oatmeal. I have to admit this entails some of my biggest pet peeves.

Whatever word their thumb lands on they have to either say it in a sentence give a synonym or give the definition

Vocabulary (Vocabulary Ball): Written on a beach ball are different vocabulary words. Children can take turns catching the ball and acting out the word that their right thumb touches!

10 Most Commonly Misused Words - Also: noisome (which is not a fancy word for "noisy"), disinterested  (which does not mean "uninterested"), and of course literally  (which is most definitely not a simple intensifier - if you say "I literally died," that means your heart stopped beating). There. I feel better. :-)

✒══Logophile I love word definitions and the "history" of words, meaning the roots of where the word came from, like ancient Greek or Latin (etc. I love grammar. A really, really good English teacher made the subject fun.

My mother let me listen to to books on tape when I was a baby. And that's why I never stop talking now.

My mother let me listen to to books on tape when I was a baby. And that's why I never stop talking now.

Instead of yelling- hand a stop sign. My class wouldn't need the words (since most can't read)

Instead of yelling- hand a stop sign. My class wouldn't need the words (since most can't read)

Download Stamp Template  ~ Can be modified in Microsoft Word to create authentic stamps ~ From FIARCircle

Plano Area Moms - FIAR Support Group passport stamps template you can use for Five in a Row books

10 Words You Need To Stop Misspelling --- Ok, it's not like I could post something from The Oatmeal in my classroom. Not exactly appropriate for 7th-grade parents (the students would be fine, I'm sure). But this tip on A LOT is priceless!!! I am making a poster of just that.

10 Words You Need To Stop Misspelling --- Ok, it's not like I could post something from The Oatmeal in my classroom. Not exactly appropriate for parents (the students would be fine, I'm sure).

In these 32 daily journal ideas, students will specifically consider questions that help them get to know themselves better. They’ll stop and look back to recall their favorite memories, analyze their own talents and skills, and think about their goals for the future.

32 Daily Journal Ideas

In these 32 daily journal ideas, students will specifically consider questions that help them get to know themselves better. They’ll stop and look back to recall their favorite memories, analyze their own talents and skills, and think about their goals for the future.

Sequencing Stories ~ First, Next, Then, Last. Read and sequence the Bus Stop story.

Sequencing Stories ~ First, Next, Then, Last {Set 2}

Students will sequence stories using the words first, next, then, and last. There are three activities included with each sequencing story for differentiation.

Great Key Words for Problem Solving Anchor Chart plus a  free foldable organizer to use with it

I love the idea of having a chart pad for each subject and how this one is hung! :) This chart will be of great use for Common Core math when students come to story problems.

Multiplying Decimals Anchor Chart  *****

My Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts

Multiplying Decimals Anchor Chart The steps listed are helpful for students because they can not only see visually, but have a system to help them remember why and how to multiply decimals.

My favorite chart from The Oatmeal. Always worth a repin!

I wish I'd had this when I was teaching developmental college English classes. I think this would have made a lot more sense to my students than pages and pages of worksheets.

Pass the Plate Sight Words...music stops...go around and say sight word on your plate (could also do math facts)

Pass the Plate Sight Words. Or play like fruit basket upset (dynamics, instruments, rhythms, etc) music stops.go around and say sight word on your plate (could also do math facts)

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