I felt like this was an extremely useful chart to use to convert DRA, Guided Reading & AR levels with grade level equivalencies as well as reading development stages. The color coding makes it extremely easy and handy to code classroom books too!
Math Workshop- this teacher explains exactly how she conducts her guided math lessons in her third grade classroom. (extremely informative post that includes a FREEBIE!) And now she has lesson plans too!
Math Workshop- this teacher explains exactly how she conducts her guided math lessons in her third grade classroom. (extremely informative post that includes a FREEBIE!) and now she also has detailed lesson plans!
Holiday FREEBIE -Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!
Funny Picture Writing Prompts can be a LOT of fun in your and grade classroom or homeschool! Click through to see where to find a HUGE collection of funny picture prompts that you can use with your students at ANY time.
With story combinations you'll never hear, "I don't know what to write about" again! Build-A-Story Writing Center by Teacher Gems. Promote early story telling in young children - adapt to Alaska pictures
My Favorite Picture Books for Setting and Story Elements!
Use "secret" hand signals to have students SHOW you what they need. Each finger means something different, so the teacher can differentiate what kids need when there are 7 hands raised! Great classroom management technique for nonverbal communication.
FREE Daily 5 Menu & Literacy Station Ideas Printable I have compiled ideas to use for Daily The girth of these ideas stem from Work on Writing and Word Work. I have received a lot of questions from new teachers on how& to do at those stations!