Read It, Build It, Write It

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

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")

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

Jill Siefken on

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.

FREEBIES in the Preview! Back to School Writing Activities for 1st-2nd Grade :o) Topics included: My School/Teacher, Rules, Bus Safety, All about Me, Summer Break, My Goals, and My Family! Check it out! :o)

Back to School Writing

Are you ready for the START brand new school year? This packet is full of writing activities to GET YOU OFF ON A "WRITE" start with your school year. It is filled with FUN writing activities with Back to School topics! Topics included in this packet are:

Kindergarten August Math Journal - Common Core

Kindergarten August Math Journal - Common Core