Read It, Build It, Write It

Read It, Build It, Write It Sight Words - Also Includes an Editable Template

This is a great center activity for younger students to help them with their spelling, sight words, motor skills, and handwriting. I would use this as an activity center and have students work on sight words and/or spelling words.

Love this idea for the first day of school...have the kiddos make something with playdough while you are taking care of first day housekeeping (supplies, etc.) Then have students write about what they made. Great for the 1st item in their writing portfolio!

Teaching Happily Ever After: Back to school/first day of school- have wax paper and play doh on students desk. They make something with their play doh then draw and write about it

Managing guided reading groups. flexible. visual for students (coloured to differentiate but not to "level")

Managing guided reading groups, flexible and visual for students (coloured to differentiate but not to "level")

Self-Portrait Space/Area-to inspire exploration of 'who we are'-Twitter Alison Camire @alisoneducates ·

The Locks & Latches Activity Board makes a great Fine Motor activity center for any preschool. This educational toy features a variety of every day activities that kids need to master.

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | Writing Goals

'Writing Goals' display chart - great idea to keep students accountable for writing goals. Jessie's Resources: More classroom display ideas

Back to School Survey - cute. Would be neat to take an actual picture and then give this to the parents at the end of the year.

Back to School for Big Kids! {Beginning of the Year Activities}

Back to School Survey - Could change to how are feeling today and use as a tool to help kids express moods and emotions when in hospital or clinic

Post a question, not the learning targetl

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Posting a learning target before a lesson is like announcing a gift before it is opened. Post a question. Bring curiosity and thinking back to the classroom.