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Classroom Displays to Rescue Tired Words! Wandering the web looking for word wall classroom displays to share with you I found a couple of interesting sites I’d not seen before. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tools, Teaching English, Writing Art, Teaching Synonyms, Teaching Ideas, Writing Ideas

love this one for my y5 classroom. The children could generate the first set of words as a dictionary/ thesaurus exercise at the start of term. They could add to it over time using some blank cards too.

DETECTIVE BADGE: Middle School OCD - Crime Scene observation: spool many ways to work this. Going to do x y coordinates and inferencing skills. Math and La unite Kid Science, Forensic Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, 4th Grade Science Experiments, Science Games For Kids, Animal Activities For Kids, Summer Science, 5th Grade Science

Favorite Pin Friday - Elementary Nest

Check out Favorite Pin Friday, a round-up of useful and creative pins to inspire you in your own primary classroom including low cost and DIY projects.

Clutter-Free Classroom: Writing Centers - Setting Up the Classroom Series. Cute idea for including descriptive words in students writing! Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Writing Resources, Kindergarten Classroom, Work On Writing, Writing Ideas

Target $ Spot Find = Word Choice Resource - Create Teach Share

One day during this last school year while I was circulating throughout my classroom, I came across one of my students who was working on writing. I noticed that besides her pencil, she also had a handful of colored pens lined up next to her Writer’s Notebook. I watched over her shoulder as she wrote.…

Non-fiction posters: Clear and concise posters for quick revision on Non-Fiction genres. Also included are some basic information on writing introductions and conclusions. Talk 4 Writing, Recount Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Genres, Writing Posters, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing, Opinion Writing

Non-Fiction Text Type Posters

A series of posters covering all of the non-fiction genres. I've also included some basic information on writing introductions and conclusions. Perfect for...

Terrific post on using and understanding conflict in writing and literature.LOVE how she uses movies to get the point across. Post covers conflict in: character vs character, character vs society, and character vs nature. Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Reading Strategies, In Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Character, Writing Skills, Writing Services

Patterns In Writing: Conflict

Photo by Christian V Discussing types of conflict is a great first step towards building a strong narrative. Although the term conjures up images of ninja

Literacy help: Alan Peat story bags - How to develop story writing and literacy skills in younger children. Handwriting for kids teaching. Literacy Display, Teaching Displays, School Displays, Classroom Displays, Phonics Display, Writing Area, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Career

Literacy help: Alan Peat story bags - How to develop story writing and literacy skills in younger children.

Early on in my teaching career I was introduced to Alan Peat's idea of using story bags to help children write stories. A brilliant idea that really works.

Drawing In LOVE this idea for studying biomes this year - I accidently came up with this idea when arranging some normal trioramas. They fit so well together! I’m sure other people have done this before 4th Grade Science, Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science Activities, Science Projects, Teaching Ideas

4D Trioramas

I accidently came up with this idea when arranging some normal trioramas. They fit so well together! I'm sure other people have done this before & it's not a new idea but it was a revelation to me. :) I glued the four trioramas together to make one display. You could paper clip them together…

Readers Theater: Play Writing Graphic Organizer by Create Love Teach Drama Education, Education Quotes, Elementary Education, Elementary Art, Teaching Theatre, Teaching Writing, Script Writing, Writing Tips, Drama Teacher

Readers Theater: Play Writing Graphic Organizer

Download this two page document to help your students write and create their OWN play after you have read through several Reader's Theater plays. Use the Play Writing 101 page as reminders for your students how dialogue, directions, etc. work in a play. Take it one step further and record your stu...

 Students can use this activity as an opportunity to learn what exactly contractions are. Art is used through choosing colors (warm/cool) to make their cupcake and designing it as they choose. Along with art students learn la Teaching Language Arts, Teaching English, English Language Arts, German Language, Japanese Language, Teaching Spanish, Spanish Language, French Language, Teaching Tips

Cupcake Contraction Sort

Print, cut and laminate these gorgeous cupcakes and use them in your literacy rotations to reinforce contractions! Cut the top half off and make a fun matching game out of them. This activity can also be used as an independent activity. Includes 18 cupcakes (6 different varieties) with different co...