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Acquainted: My Classroom!
Topic this week: 3 of My Favorite Areas in My Classroom! (pics taken at the first of the year, just so you know) 1- My CAFE Board for Daily 3! I love it. My students refer to them ALL THE TIME just for reassurance that we have learned about things. 2- My Voices Board for writing. 3- My Anchor Chart board is by far my top pick. This is used multiple times a day. I don't have a full picture of it, but I will take one first thing in the morning! Here are some close-ups. I can fit 5 large charts…
Our new reading series at school uses a lot of photo cards. We use them to introduce our new vocabulary words and to retell our stories. The students absolutely love looking at real pictures. After
4 Types of Sentences flip book...and snow!
My students were giddy this morning when everyone woke up to the first snow of the season here in Kansas! It wasn't much, but enough to get everyone excited. So when we did this little activity about the 4 types of sentences today, (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, & imperative) we wrote our 4 sentences about snow! 4 Types of Sentences flip book! I introduced the 4 types and then the students put the flip book together. Under each flap they wrote that type of sentence. One of my…
Teaching Comma Rules | Book Units Teacher
The CCSS requires fifth grade students to learn five comma rules. Students will find this anchor chart and flipbook as a quick easy reference.
Play Punctuation Red Light, Green Light | Activity | Education.com
With nothing more than a flat open space and some lively kids, you can reinforce key concepts of punctuation while having lots of healthy laughs.
Teaching my first grade class about the four types of sentences (Declarative, imperative, interrogative, & exclamatory). This was a great review activity
Throwback Thursday…A Proud Teaching Moment and a Freebie!
I am still fairly new to the blogging world so I can’t throw it back very far. This post was from back in March during our favorit...
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Sentences sort. Idea could be adapted for various grade levels, not just punctuation but sentence types too.
First Grade Fever! by Christie
Welcome to First Grade Fever blog! I am an early elementary teacher that loves to create and share K-2 activities for my kiddos! Join me for a little K-2 chit chat and follow my blog as we venture through another awesome year!!!
Stretching a Sentence - Butterfly Theme
This is a cute little mini-poster to have in your Literacy Center or posted during Writer's Workshop to help show your students how they can add details and sparkle words to stretch their sentences. I have also included a supporting worksheet to use when introducing your students to stretching a se...
Writing paper with visual rubric
This writing paper has a box for pictures as well as a visual checklist for students to use as they are writing. You can handwrite in questions or sentence starters. I'm making a pack soon of opinion writing worksheets. ...