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Love this idea for hopes and dreams instead of the clouds I usually do. Second Grade Thrills: First Day Goal Setting

Love this idea for hopes and dreams instead of the clouds I usually do. Second Grade Thrills: First Day Goal Setting

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

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

Whether you’re teaching second grade for the first time this year or you’re a longtime vet, we’ve got you covered! We’ve collected 50 of the best tips and tricks from both our WeAreTeachers Helpline and around the Web. If you …

50 Ideas, Tricks, and Tips for Teaching 2nd Grade

Whether you’re teaching second grade for the first time this year or you’re a longtime vet, we’ve got you covered! We’ve collected 50 of the best tips and tricks from both our WeAreTeachers Helpline and around the Web. If you …

Writing centre. Samples of what students can work on include:  Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making... All materials available for students at one location.

Writing Center

Writing centre. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making... All materials available for students at one location.

Challenge your first and second grade math students with this FREE set of one dozen riddle cards for the numbers 1-120. This new set addresses early addition and subtraction, comparing numbers, place value, and basic coin knowledge, and is great as a supplement to 120 Riddles Set 1.  What a fun way to review math vocabulary and skills while you also model inferring and drawing conclusions! http://primaryinspiration.blogspot.com/2017/01/120-new-math-riddles-and-sample-too.html

Challenge your first and second grade math students with this FREE set of one dozen riddle cards for the numbers 1-120. This new set addresses early addition and subtraction, comparing numbers, place value, and basic coin knowledge, and is great as a supplement to 120 Riddles Set 1. What a fun way to review math vocabulary and skills while you also model inferring and drawing conclusions! http://primaryinspiration.blogspot.com/2017/01/120-new-math-riddles-and-sample-too.html

End of Day Questions - able to identify what they didn't understand, what they need to work on, etc.

Question/Brain Break Bundle

Whether you’re teaching second grade for the first time this year or you’re a longtime vet, we’ve got you covered! We’ve collected 50 of the best tips and tricks from both our WeAreTeachers Helpline and around the Web. If you …

50 Ideas, Tricks, and Tips for Teaching 2nd Grade

Whether you’re teaching second grade for the first time this year or you’re a longtime vet, we’ve got you covered! We’ve collected 50 of the best tips and tricks from both our WeAreTeachers Helpline and around the Web. If you …

Help students develop a growth mindset with this classroom challenge that includes 20 engaging activities. The activities are meant to encourage resilience, hard-work, dedication, and improvement.  Teachers set up the "Growth Mindset Classroom Challenge" bulletin board display that includes 20 hidden activity prompts. Once a challenge is revealed, the teacher finds the corresponding activity in the folder, passes it out to the class, and they are ready to go!

Growth mindset activities & bulletin board display

Help students develop a growth mindset with this classroom challenge that includes 20 engaging activities. The activities are meant to encourage resilience, hard-work, dedication, and improvement. Teachers set up the "Growth Mindset Classroom Challenge" bulletin board display that includes 20 hidden activity prompts. Once a challenge is revealed, the teacher finds the corresponding activity in the folder, passes it out to the class, and they are ready to go!

Here is a simple foldable, that students can make, to demonstrate compound words. You can also use this same foldable to show contractions. All you need is A4 paper, scissors, and pencils.

Compound Words Foldable

Here is a simple foldable, that students can make, to demonstrate compound words. You can also use this same foldable to show contractions. All you need is A4 paper, scissors, and pencils.

Phonics Crash Course, Part 2, phonics rules and terminology that they should have taught you in college, but didn't. A perfect cheat sheet for kindergarten, first, and second grade teachers

Crash Course in Phonics, part 2

Phonics Crash Course, Part 2, phonics rules and terminology that they should have taught you in college, but didn't. A perfect cheat sheet for kindergarten, first, and second grade teachers

Practice adding the correct punctuation to the end of a sentence with this easy grammar game.

Punctuation Stickers: A Fun Punctuation Activity

Practice adding the correct punctuation to the end of a sentence with this easy grammar game.