Get to know you games

Great back to school ice breaker: get to know you game idea. When it is your turn reach into your bag of MMs. Answer the question corresponding to the color for everyone to hear. Eat your MM!

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From technology rocks.: Sayings & Posters & Quotes OH MY! {Part -- Cute motivational posters!

Opinion sentence starters - exposition

Opinion Writing

Opinion sentence starters- I would create a chart displaying these sentence starters for opinion writing pieces, then refer to these when modeling how to write an opinion piece. Students could use these to start their opinion writing piece.

Primary Ideas: Dice for Writing Exciting Sentences by Alan Peat

During we have begun using the Writing Exciting Sentences book by Alan Peat in our classrooms.

Ever wonder what a group of animals is called? This is a great list of collective nouns for animal groups.

I Waste So Much Time

"Made up lists of names for animal groups." Collective Nouns Animal Group Names

Poster:  "The Parts of a Writer"  {One of the posters in the Melonheadz version of this poster set.  The original set is still available with Scrappin' Doodles clipart.}  30 pages, $

"The Parts of a..." Posters {Melonheadz Bundled Set}

Sample poster from the "Melonheadz Bundle" (By Andrea Knight) This set includes…

Get Your Head Around Punctuation (and how to teach it!) - Alan Peat

Another book I have heard great things about: Get Your Head Around Punctuation (and how to teach it!

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