Friday, November 17, 2017

FREE MATH LESSON - “Common Core K-6th Grade Math Lessons and Tasks”

by That Science Guy
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

This free resource is a tool for the Common Core State Standards for Math K-6. A list of websites are listed that have been deemed Common Core acceptable. This is a great resource for teachers. Ease the load by using already developed lessons and tasks for Math CCSS grades K-6.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving Language Activity Kit

by Kathy Babineau
Grades 1-4

Happy Thanksgiving! Gobble up this fun expressive and receptive language kit!

This Thanksgiving Themed Language Kit contains lots of great language based activities for kids. Over 100 cards, 5 writing worksheets, games and more to target receptive and expressive language.

Contents include:
*Thanksgiving picture cards (with and without text)
*Synonym matching cards 
*Antonym matching cards
*Categorical naming cards
*Irregular past tense verb cards
*Game board
*Turkey Feather collection boards
*Following Directions worksheet and read-aloud directions
*Written Language Worksheets

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Kathy Babineau MS, CCC-SLP

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Christmas Activity Sheets Freebie!”

by Penley's Pointe
Pre-Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

If you are looking for an extra Christmas activity for your classroom or home school look no further. This Christmas freebie includes three Color It, Read It, Write It worksheets for Christmas Vocabulary building and handwriting practice, a Christmas word search to practice finding the new Christmas vocabulary words, and a Christmas coloring sheet just for fun!

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

It's Hump Day Happy Hour & A Free Math Game!

It's hump day happy hour at Wild Child Designs! Tune in here for a free easy peasy math low prep, you can use it tomorrow morning!

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Story Elements Graphic Organizer”

by Caitlin Howald
1st - 5th Grade


This is my new version of the 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. 

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Wednesday Weekly 5 Under $5 - 11/15/17

Every week I put together a list of 5 great products from members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative (TBOTEMC) with the requirement that each product must be less than $5.  With a variety of subjects and a wide range of grades, there just might be something that you can use, so continue to read below and see!

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By Reading Spotlight
ELA; Grades 5-12

Holiday Traditions English Grammar Stories are a unique way to improve grammar while learning historical and cultural information about some Christmas traditions, such as greeting cards, Santa Claus, the holiday tree, and more… Focusing on the most common grammatical errors in student writing, it is fun, effective, and easy to use, including answer keys and explanations for each correction.

By Susan Berkowitz
ELA/Speech Therapy; Grades 1-5

Practice expressive language skills by telling how things are the same and different with a fun game that students will “gobble” up. Comparing and contrasting critical features is an important language skill. There are 44 cards, a game board, and a spinner.

By Sally Hansen - Purposeful Plans
ELA; Grades 6-12

The 3 peer editing checklists are very detailed (for a 5, 7, & 9 paragraph essay) created for the progressing writer. Excellent for mixed or leveled classes to give students individualized instruction. Practical and easy to understand. Students will know what is expected of them and they will have opportunities to reflect on their work.

Thanksgiving Multiplication Math Riddles - $2.50
By Snyder Classroom
Math; Grades 3-5

Engage your students with these Thanksgiving themed multiplication math riddles worksheets! Students solve multiplication problems, each problem has a letter assigned to it and the letters help to solve the riddle. I love hearing my students giggle as they solve the riddle at the end of the worksheet. It is a great way to combine fun and learning! Make multiplication FUN!

By Believe to Achieve by Anne Rozell
Math; Grades 2-4

This is a colorful set of 24 task cards to practice writing equations to go with multiplication arrays with Thanksgiving theme! Included is a recording sheet and answer key, too! This set is also a part of a Multiplication Task Card Array Bundle!

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Turkey Talk Thanksgiving Social Skills Task Cards

by Kathy Babineau
Grades 1-6

The holiday season is always a test of social skills for all of us. Thanksgiving is often a time for family and friends to get together and enjoy one another’s company. It is also a time when we need to be polite, socially appropriate and friendly with family and friends. This set includes social language task cards that target SOLVING PROBLEMS, STICKING TO THE TOPIC when talking with others and some fun “ACT IT OUT” cards for common Thanksgiving activities. 

To use, simply print out the cards, cut them apart and laminate them if you wish.

Set contains: 16 Problem Solver Cards, 16 Topic Talker Cards and 16 Act It Out Cards.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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FREE MISC. LESSON - “Watercolor Polka Dots Classroom Banners (9 Banners & Editable File)”

by Happy Days in First Grade
Pre-Kindergarten - 11th Grade

Create a beautiful and inviting classroom with these Watercolor Polka Dots Classroom Banners. They are perfect for highlighting the different learning areas or make your bulletin boards stand out! Best of all, it is also EDITABLE!

Simply open up the attached Powerpoint Presentation to resize the banners and add your own text. 

Includes banners for:
Welcome to
social studies

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Monday, November 13, 2017

November's Teacher Talk Featured Author...Sally Hansen of Purposeful Plans!

It's TEACHER TALK'S Featured Author
November 2017
Sally Hansen

I am a United States military spouse and we have 2 children.  Currently, we are stationed overseas.  We have been traveling to the surrounding areas while learning new cultures. I have taught 1st, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. I am very passionate about teaching and believe that every minute in the classroom counts!

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The name of my store is Purposeful Plans. I create and sell classroom management, social studies and writing resources. 

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FREE MISC. LESSON - "Thanksgiving Turkey Following Directions Freebie"

by Kathy Babineau
Grades K-5

Gobble Gobble! Happy Thanksgiving!
Here's a quick and easy following directions activity that's perfect for the Thanksgiving season. Simply print out the directions and black/white turkey coloring page. Then make as many copies as you need for your students. I like to read the directions aloud to have the kids practice their listening and following directions skills, but you may choose to make it an independent activity and have them read the directions to themselves. Do whatever works for you! 

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FREE MATH LESSON - “Christmas Math Add and Color Free”

by 1st Grade Salt Life
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Christmas Math Freebie! Celebrate the holidays with this fun coloring sheet that reinforces addition skills! 

The activity is part of a larger set of Christmas Math Addition Sheets available here 

Christmas Color by Number!

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Happy Holiday's from 1st Grade Salt Life! 

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

November Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It's November Teacher Talk Time.....Can you believe that Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. Time sure flies.  We have so many great tips and ideas for you from awesome educators. Be sure to take a look at what everyone has to say.

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4 Ways to Balance Reading & Writing Instruction
By Tracy Willis of Wild Child Designs
Is your language arts instruction balanced? What's good for reader's workshop is good for writer's workshop. This post outlines 4 ways to find that balance.
Raise Your Hand
By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning
Inspired by the Girls Scout's new badge encouraging girls to speak up in class, this post offers some ways to encourage reluctant participants to raide their hand and speak up in your classroom.
Great Gifts for Children
By Gini Musmanno of Reading Spotlight
We all want to give our children their most desired gifts. Here are some inexpensive but worthwhile gifts that promote happy memories and rich relationships throughout their lives.
Whoa, The Behaviors!
By Sally Hansen of Purposeful Plans
The students have become secure with you as their teacher. You're starting to see that they are comfortable with each other as well. This combination is something you want; however, it can bring out behaviors in students that are distracting to all that you have worked for!
3 Ways to Use Comic Strips as Writing Scaffolds
2livNlearn of 2livNlearn
Comic strips can be used a scaffold to make writing more accessible to learners, reduce intimidation, motivate students to share their thinking, and make writing fun!
Thanksgiving Traditions and Fun Classroom Resources
By Greg Litton of  Learning Harbor Resources for Teachers
Do you enjoy special Thanksgiving Traditions? Here you will find some fun facts and two great resources.
Bartering for Resources
By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools
Teaching students about the relationship of region to natural resource, and the importance of bartering amongst Native American tribes. This is a simple and effective lesson! FREEBIE 
8 Essential Handwiting Readiness Skills
By Thia Triggs of Print Path
This 4-minute video demonstrates what skills are needed for young children before they are ready to learn to print. 
Be sure to stop by all of the posts in our link up for Turkey Month