Writing Office Bundle
These writing offices are perfect writing tools to assist your students into becoming independent writers during writer's workshop. There are several helpful anchor charts in each set. The original, printable writing office comes in an AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH version.*Update 8/15/20* - Added a Digital Wr...
30 Journal Prompts for Self Esteem Boosting and Positive Thinking Boosting and Positive Thinking
Journaling can be a great self esteem booster. Not sure what to write? Take a look at these 30 journal prompts for self esteem that will help!
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36 Likes, 0 Comments - Janna (@lovin7th) on Instagram: “What's your "kindred animal spirit???" Should be a fun mid-week board. 🐯🦁🙊#miss5thswhiteboard…”
40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better - Fun, Fresh Ideas
The first few weeks of school are all about getting to know our students. We have them fill out worksheets telling us about their favorite foods or songs, we ask them if they have access to the Internet at home, and sometimes we have them tell us about their summer vacations. But… is it enough? ... Read More about 40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better
Genius Hour in the Primary Classroom
This is a pack of tools for organizing genius hour in the primary grade classroom. If you are not familiar with genius hour, search on Google. They are many fun ideas out there. I provide an hour or so on Fridays to awaken our genius. My students are so engaged!
How To Boost Accountability in a Workshop Classroom
Establishing consistent accountability when using the workshop approach to teaching and learning may seem daunting at first. After all, your students are producing, and consuming an immense amount of content during workshop on a daily basis…far more than you can (and want) to grade. The good news is, you don’t have to grade every activity. […]
Clever Ways to Get Kids Writing After A Break (That are free!) - Around the Kampfire
FREE After break writing activities & prompts for first, second, or third grade students to tell their teacher all about their Fall, Winter, or Spring break. Also includes journal writing prompts that are a fun idea for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders the first week back from break.
A closer look at writer's workshop! - Little Minds at Work
Awhile back I posed the question on my Facebook…what kind of topics would you like me to post about? Writer’s workshop and Lucy Calkins especially were by far most requested! I shared earlier in the school year that it wasn’t like I didn’t “like” writing in my previous years, but this year I just fell …