Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills
Classroom tips,teaching ideas, and resources for the upper elementary classroom. Teacher Giveaways
Step-by-Step Reading Bundle with Interactive Notebooks
Step-by-Step Reading is a series of effective reading units used in thousands of classrooms. It is full of engaging lessons and resources. A scaffolding approach helps students understand what they are reading. Research shows that building from a basic reading skill to a more complex one not only develops, but strengthens reading comprehension. Do your student(s) need...
Informational Text Structures
I have spent the past week working on Informational Text Structures with my 5th graders. I was shocked to discover that this was almost an ...
How to Use a Split Screen to Increase Productivity in the Classroom
How to Use a Split Screen to Increase Productivity in the classroom using Chromebooks, laptops, computers or iPads.
Story Elements Graphic Organizer
Use this as a way to easily assess your student's understanding of the elements in a story they are reading. Please rate this product! Fonts by Hello Fonts...
Bec | Adelaide | Teacher on Instagram: “👆🏼 true fact kids, Love Miss D 💞 #ilovebeingyourteacher Quote from @miss_fairclough_”
👆🏼 true fact kids, Love Miss D 💞 #classroom #classroommanagement #classroomorganization #classroomsetup #ilovebeingyourteacher Quote from @miss_fairclough_
Non Fiction Toolkit
This resource for exploring non-fiction was originally designed to be used with classroom magazines, such as Scholastic News and Time For Kids. However, over the years I found that these activities worked great with just about ANY non-fiction text. This Non-Fiction Toolkit includes activities for te...
How to Use Your Phone as a Presentation Remote
How to Use Your Phone as a Presentation Remote. Control your Google Slides™️ presentation, PowerPoint presentation, Prezi presentation, etc. straight from your phone! Great for your Meet the Teacher Night.
How to Make Video Tutorials for Students
Learn how to make video tutorials for students using Screencastify to build autonomy, differentiate instruction, and increase effectiveness of lessons.
Top 10 Tips for Building Fluent Readers
We have all heard about the shift that happens, usually between second and third grade, when students (should) go from learning to read ...
Finding Text Evidence Free Download
Help your students become more confident readers with this fun and interactive passage!⭐ It is perfect for helping students build fluency, use context clues, and improve reading comprehension.⭐ This is one complete passage from my Text Evidence Pack. ❤️If you enjoy it, you may like the Text Eviden...
So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea & Key Details - (Standard 2)
Today's post is Part 2 in a 10 part series of closely reading and understanding the Reading Informational Standards of the Common Core for grades 3-6. I "explained" Standard 1 in this post. I have also released a large bundle of.... graphic organizers to help students show (and teachers teach) the thinking behind comprehending informational content. The reading response sheets are open-ended, and leave lots of room for students to practice their written comprehension. The bundle can be found…
Read and Recall Freebie Update! - Classroom Freebies
Hey everyone! I hope you had a great holiday and if you’re like me you’re definitely enjoying your time off school. Yes I love and miss the kiddos and have seen some updates about them on FB but I’ve really enjoyed no alarms, comfy clothes, Netflix, organizing my home, and staying up late. The joys ... Read More about Read and Recall Freebie Update!
DIY Rustic X-leg Console Table with Plans
DIY Rustic X-leg Console table that is easy and quick to build with the Free plans. This DIY Entryway table with shelves is made using structural lumber. #WoodworkingProjects