Saturday, March 17, 2018

April Fool!

Your class is looking forward to April Fools' Day and you will too after peeking at these delightful activities to enjoy on this special day.

I love these stories and each one of them can be found on YouTube.
They are delightful!

Writing activities for your word work center.

Word work for your literacy center.
Find it here.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Earth Day!

April is a time to celebrate LIFE...butterflies, flowers, babies and our planet EARTH!

Cute craft for decorating a bulletin board or hallway!

Colorful vocabulary with pictures and word work for the literacy center.

Informational text in the form of one page or a mini book.
Followed by a friend?  enemy? cut and paste.

There is a cover so you can make booklets for the class and work from them as you introduce different lessons.  This makes for simple organization.

Lessons and literature selection for how to protect our planet.

Pack a trash free lunch.
Parent letter and follow up activity.

Writing is plentiful !



Monday, March 12, 2018

Leprechaun Writing Activities...FREE!!

Your class will love these writing activities!
They are ideal for the writing center or group training.
Use the graphic organizers to gather ideas from your class and then have them complete the writing activity independently!

Reading: Informational Text Assessment Activities CCSS

Quick and easy assessments for CCSS Reading/Informational Text.
This is a perfect way to be sure each student is competent and that all standards have be covered.
These assessment are ideal for whole group, small group or individuals.
They can be used for formative assessment as well.

 Here are three of my favorite series to use with students when reporting on informational text.

All standards are listed and I can cards are available for posting.

There is a student cover and an I can chart for keeping each students assessments together an recording their progress.
The activities are simple and there are more than one activity for each standard so that you can reassess!!