Students created dream jars from Roald Dahls story The BFG. This teacher has created a bookshelf bulletin board display, along with a large drawing of the BFG, to showcase her students dream jar projects.
You can use these at the end of class as a form of formative assessment. Students will write 3 things they learned, 2 important details, and 1 question they still have. This will help assess the lesson just taught and check for understanding.
Challenge your first and second grade math students with this FREE set of one dozen riddle cards for the numbers This new set addresses early addition and subtraction, comparing numbers, place value, and basic coin knowledge, and is great as a supp
FREE Reading comprehension story wands How I organise my guided reading tub for reading groups classroom organisation free printables literacy groups questioning teach students to ask questions while reading
I like this idea but for older kids and since I want my students in groups have them earn group points and then who ever has the most group points gets to put a marble in the jar for the class reward (five points equals one marble).
This week we've been reading Only One You by Linda Kranz. The story is illustrated using photographs of painted stones, so we decided to make some painted stones too.
These 7 lessons and activities to make the start of school memorable for kids are the perfect way to welcome a new class of students! Use these during back to school time and during the first week. Gift ideas, classroom management tips, and ways to build community are included!