Monthly Archives: September 2015


Language Arts: No Prep Unit For The Egyptian Cinderella

This is a NO PREP booScreen Shot 2015-09-30 at 7.05.08 PMk unit for “Egyptian Cinderella” — a Cinderella book by Shirley Climo. This is an engaging differentiated unit that contains interactive notebook pages, writing assignments, quizzes, printables, cross-curricular activities, literary
elements and a whole lot more!

This Cinderella around the world unit is full of engaging common core aligned assignments that are perfect for the 21st Century Classroom.

Check out my other Cinderella Around the World Lessons at Elizabeth’s Lessons: Cinderella Around the World!

 

Table of Contents

Cinderella Elements
Table of Contents
Cinderella Elements
#1 Draw A Title Page
#2 Questions Along the Way
#3 In My Opinion
#4 Constructed Response Questions
#5 Story Connectors
#6 Character Analysis
#7 Correct the Grammar Errors
#8 Comprehension Quiz
#9 Character Conflicts
#10 Sentence Sorting
#11 Sentence Sorting – My Own Strips
#12 Sentence Sorting to Essay Writing Enrichment
#13 Dictionary Skills
#14 Compare and Contrast Rhodopis and other Egyptian Girls
#16 Compare and Contrast Rhodopis and Cinderella
#17 Read and Write Argumentative: Social Studies
#18 Story Summary
#19 Character Changes
#20 Text to Text – Cross Fiction Story Analysis
#21 My Thoughts While Reading…
#22 Inferring Character Feelings
#23 Cause and Effect
#24 Compare and Contrast – Story Elements
#25 Think, Question, Analyze
#26 The Egyptian Cinderella Report Card
#27 The Egyptian Cinderella Book Review
#28 Sentence Sorting Traditional Cinderella
#29 Lights, Camera, Action
Constructed Response Rubric Guide
Constructed Response Rubric
Answers
Samples of Interactive Notebook

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Excite Your Students with this Real Number System Bundle!

REalNumberBundleA Great Bundle Tasks on The Real Number System

Great for Middle School Students, Pre-Algebra, & More

★ Includes ★

→ Completed handout on the Real Number system – great to glue in interactive notebooks

→ Blank graphic organizer handout on the Real Number system for students to either use in interactive notebooks and fill in the information OR use the number cards and let students draw numbers and fill in where they go on the Blank Graphic Organizer

→ Sorting task Game CHALLENGE – excellent hands on activity,

with number lines and handout!!! Set up as 2 STATIONS.

→ Assessment & answer key with the Sorting Challenge

→ Foldable directions for interactive notebook with photos.

→ 2 sets of number cards plus in color and black & white,

→ Instructions for all tasks

→ 17 Pages of the Real Number System Foldable, color & black & white.

→ 72 Task Cards in the 31 Page Real Number System Tasks Bundle included!

→ 1 Assessment and Answer Key with a page on converting fractions to decimals in the Real Number System Tasks Bundle included!

→ Use the task cards bundle in Stations, As Review, Starter Problems, quizzes, and MORE! All options and instructions are included in the package!

→ TWO pages on how to convert repeating decimals to fractions and fractions to decimals! A great reference for student’s interactive notebooks.

→ BONUS • One Page {Editable} Lesson Plan with all standards written on the plan page as a guide to this bundle!

A COMPLETE UNIT in one bundle!

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CCSS STANDARDS • 8.NS.A.1, 8.NS.A.2

TEKS 6th & 8th grade Real Number System Math Standards.

Click Here to get the ‘The Real Number System Bundle’! 

OR

View All of my Real Number Products by Clicking Here! 

More Products along with other products I’m currently working on

will be added throughout the year in my TpT store!

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Best Wishes, M Moore

Certified K-6, 6-9 math, and 6-9 science

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150 Daily Reading and Writing Warm-Ups for 4th and 5th Grade

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Link to Warm-Ups

These Daily Reading and Writing Warm-Ups are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and help to foster the 21st Century higher order thinking skills necessary in today’s world. Not your ordinary multiple-choice bell-ringers, but learning tasks designed to engage students and get them thinking.

They are easy to differentiate — and were previously sold separately, so look at the preview please.

Over 150 passages, these Daily Reading and Writing Warm-Ups are themed for an entire school year and are written at reading levels from 3rd through 5th grades.


Freebie – Fact Family Task Cards (x) and (÷)

Do your kids need extra practice with fact families?  I know my kids loved using these cards as an additional practice in the classroom.  Promote your students deeper understanding of how multiplication and division are related to one another.

These task cards are perfect for additional practice, special ed students with paras or even extension activity for the lower grades.

I hope you enjoy using these in your classroom. Please leave feedback or visit my store for more great task cards and products!

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Getting Through Parents’ Night – Sharing is Caring Teacher Blogging Collaborative

By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

Do you ever find yourself losing sleep over parent night?

These seasoned educators from our Sharing is Caring Teacher Blogging Collaborative have some great tips for you.

Read what they have to say about the subject.

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By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing

Make the most of your Back-to-School event. Organize your presentation, make sure you’ve given the essential information,

and make families feel comfortable and welcomed on your campus.

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By Retta London of Rainbow City Learning

A few tips to help you relax about your Parents’ Night presentation. You’ve got this!

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By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

I’d like to share what my partner and I have done to make parent night fun for everyone, including ourselves,

since neither of us likes to get up in front of an audience, other than our classroom, lol! 

Six Tips for Making Parent’s Night a Piece of Cake

By Marypat Mahoney of Just Add Students

Six tips to help you make the most out of Parent’s Night.

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Please visit the blogs from our Sharing is Caring Teacher Blogging Collaborative, you’ll be happy you did.

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                                     RCL


Enjoy a Great New UNIT on Order of Operations!

Included something new on Order of Operations this year….

  • Posters • Foldables • Printables • Guided Notes • Task Cards • Hands-On Art Project •
  • Numerous Sheets perfect for Interactive Notebooks •

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All products are designed to be simple and effective to reach your learners.  The products also include color and Black & White pages – in case you wish to just print in B&W.

Please note:  The posters are only in color.

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CCSS Standards

5.NBT.B.6, 5.NBT.B.7, 5.OA.A.1, 6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2c

UK Standards
Year 3 programme of study • Year 4 programme of study

Upper key stage 2 – years 5 and 6 • Year 5 programme of study & higher math studies

Australia Standards
Suitable for Year 4-6 Standards and upper math studies

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Enjoy a FREE Printable also in my store based on my line of Order of Operation Creations also in my store!

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Best Wishes, M Moore

Certified K-6, 6-9 math, and 6-9 science

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How About an Animated TPT Catalogue? Take a Look!

I have been having some fun with Animoto videos; which I made initially to introduce parents to my on-line course for teaching Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) use to their children who are emergent communicators.

Having paid for a month, at least, I thought I’d try a catalogue of some of my TPT resources, to introduce teachers and SLPs who aren’t familiar with my store.

So, grab some popcorn and sit back – these resources are HOT!


Not Another Parent Night!

 

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Are you thinking, Oh No!!! Another parent night, what am I going to do? Do you stay up worrying the night before?, or feel butterflies in your stomach? Are you self conscious about getting up and speaking in front of parents? Well, if you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone.

My teaching partner and I came up with a way to make parent night fun for everyone, including ourselves, since neither of us likes to get up in front of an audience, other than our classroom, lol!

It happened one afternoon, after the kids had gone home.  We wanted to do something different for parent night.  Suddenly, the phrase, “Actions speak louder than words,” came into my head, and I had an Ah ha! moment. Why not show parents what our program is like instead of telling them.  That’s  how our Parent Night Video Program began.

We prepared for the  taping by making sure we got the go ahead from the principal as well ICS_MS_lockersas all the teachers who work with our students. Next we let our classes in on it, and they just loved the idea.

When the appointed day arrived, we were at the front door, camcorder in hand, to tape them as soon as they got off the bus. We were  greeted with waves and hellos as they entered the building and proceeded to their homerooms.

Mostly, we recorded  the kids, but we also wanted to show our teaching style so the parents could get to know us a little, We would go back and forth between rooms creating a short video of both. This can be tricky because the kids are alone for a few minutes just about every period. It’s amazing how much you learn about yourself and your charges when you watch yourself teach. We always made sure that we captured each child doing something, we never wanted anyone to feel left out, or for any parent to say, “I didn’t see my Sally.”

After period one which was either history or science, we’d escort them to Unified Arts, taping while walking. Some of them would be sewing, others would be doing woodwork, art, or metal shop. Again we would go back and forth between classes doing our filming. Parents loved to see them in action, we’d hear “oohs and ahs,” as they saw their little ones using power equipment, or sewing machines, and cleaning up after themselves. They were in amazed at the types of things the kids did, especially in metal/wood-shop, without losing fingers or limbs.

Unified Arts were over, we would then tape either English or Math classes  continuing to make sure that everyone was included.

At the finish of a busy morning,  we would switch classes and get ready to go to lunch. which is a real trip. We filmed them going through the lunch line and showed the cafeteria staff serving their food. Watching their child eat, and what they threw away was eye opening for many parents.

Back to class to continue taping either math, English, world history or science classes.  As the day drew to a close, you could still see us taping the children while in homeroom study period. and as their buses were being announced over the loudspeaker.  Our ending statement says it all, “The last bus has been called, the room is empty, and quiet and sometimes we like it like that.” We always get chuckles from the parents because they can relate.

Our final step, before parent night, was to send notes home letting them know that they will be viewing a  presentation of, A Day in the Life of their Child. Then we did some edits.

During the day of parent night, the class gets to see the end production, We give them popcorn or some type or snack and enjoy the movie together. We can now laugh at ourselves and congratulate the students for a job well done.

Parent night finally arrived and our production was ready for viewing. We introduced it and told them that the video will probably answer every question that they might have and it usually does. Jokingly we called ourselves Marin & Filipek DeMille after the Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille and the parents cparents clappinghuckled over that. The ice had been broken and we’re ready to begin.

Of course, there were times when the unexpected happened, like the video player doesn’t work, or we can’t find the TV that we signed up for. We’re all human, and these things occur. We took it in our stride and the parents were understanding. Eventually, we got everything up and running and all were happy.

The best part is to watch the reactions of the parents as they watch their kiddos in action. They marvel at how busy they are and how
much work is done throughout the day. They’ve never seen how their child behaves in school and they just love this. Better still, they realize what a difficult job we, as teachers have trying to tame these middle school children.

 

 

 

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Math Lesson – “Engaging Math Centers 3rd Grade Standards”

By: Thirdgradetriumph

Grades: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

 

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Math Go Round (practice essential math skills in this fun activity around the room. Get’s students up and out of their seats) – Assess a majority of 3rd grade math CCSS

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Divide-O! (fun card game designed to review and practice division) – 3.OA.7 and 3.OA.5

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Expanded Form Headbandz (practice standard and expanded form with digits up to the hundred thousands with the classic game headbandz. You don’t need the actual game to play this one, you can make your own headbandz out of sentence strips and paperclips!) – 3.NBT.1

Don’t get it Twisted (practice multiplication facts with TWISTER. You don’t need the actual game of twister to play this. You can, like I did, make my own twister game mat by using white butcher paper and printing out the appropriate colors as the circle spots, then laminating for durability.) – 3.OA.7

 

This pack is sure to engage your students and have them coming back for more! It’s a perfect way to break away from the ordinary and have your students practice math concepts in an engaging and fun way. They will have so much fun that they will forget they are learning/reviewing. My kids always beg for more!

 

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“Misc. Lesson-“El Grito” Mexican Independence-Reading-Comprehension Unit- Cultural SUB Plan

MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

“EL GRITO”

 

by Monica Herterich

Grades 2-12

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This wonderful “El Grito “Cultural unit is the perfect way to celebrate Sept 16. Mexican Independence Day in your classroom.

The unit addresses the history of the Father Hidalgo in Dolores and his legendary “Grito de Dolores” that started the Mexican Revolution. The unit also describes in detail the reenactment ceremonies done on Sept 15 every year in the Zocalo of Mexico by the President of Mexico. It is a fun unit with wonderful Word Searches both in Spanish and English to reinforce the reading and cognates. Finally a fun coloring activity can be used for Elementary students. You can do it as a class reading and then little ones can just have fun coloring the Sugar Skull on a bed of Roses and doing the English Word Search.

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Your students will be able to read the Cultural piece, complete reading comprehension questions in English and have fun doing the Word Search and coloring the Sugar skull

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Middle School – Let’s Play 24 Exponential Challenge

Let’s Play 24 Exponential Challenge!

A great way to engage students in learning and reviewing Exponents!

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Include something new on Exponents this year….

A Challenging Game with 120 Tasks on Exponents with 48 Test Prep Tasks Included.

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5 sets of TASK CARDS

Set 1 – Basic Exponent problems to Solve, 24 Task Cards & Answer Key
• Set 2 – Product Laws of Exponents, 24 Task Cards & Answer Key
• Set 3 – Quotient Laws of Exponents, 24 Task Cards & Answer Key
• Set 4 – Test Prep 1 – Basics of Exponents, 24 Task Cards & Answer Key
• Set 5 – Test Prep 2 – Product & Quotient Laws of Exponents, 24 Task Cards & Answer Key
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A great bundle to teach, review, or reteach operations with Exponents.

For 5th & 6th Grade several items may be used for Teaching the basics of Exponents and

used for GATE so students are more prepared to deal with the operations of Exponents

in 8th Grade and High School.

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NOTE: The task cards do not include the Fractional Laws of Exponents.

That is covered in the exponents worksheets product in my store.

Also: If you are an international client, the exponent products are a great resource.

There is a blank recording sheet in the ‘Let’s Play 24 Challenge Game’ you may write in Orders or Indices.  Also, you may ‘white out’ any exponent terminology and write in orders & indices to utilize the products.

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READING COMPREHENSION – WILD WEST MEGA BUNDLE!

GRADES 4-7 AND HOMESCHOOL

by SARAH PETERSON

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READING COMPREHENSION

MEGA BUNDLE!

 

This BUNDLE is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension).  The bundle contains all of my Wild, Wild West Reading Comprehension Products:

  • SEVENTY-FIVE  1-page OR 2-page reading passages of informational text on THE WILD, WILD WEST (LEXILE 850-1010);
  • SEVENTY-FIVE pages of reading comprehension questions (one for each passage);
  • Teacher’s Keys.   Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions. 

Passages may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as Supplemental Homeschool Worksheets.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE; LEWIS AND CLARK
  • LEWIS AND CLARK: THE EXPEDITION
  • SACAGAWEA: EARLY LIFE AND THE EXPEDITION
  • NATIVE AMERICANS AND THE INDIAN REMOVAL ACT
  • THE TRAIL OF TEARS AND THE LONG WALK
  • THE NATIVE AMERICAN CHIEF AND WAR MAKEUP
  • THE FRONTIER, FRONTIERSMEN AND PIONEERS
  • DAVY CROCKETT
  • TEXAS INDEPENDENCE FROM MEXICO
  • REMEMBER THE ALAMO!
  • DISCOVERY OF GOLD AT SUTTER’S MILL
  • THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH
  • CAMPS AND CLAIMS
  • THE DAILY LIFE OF A MINER
  • METHODS OF MINING GOLD
  • MERCHANTS DURING THE GOLD RUSH
  • LASTING IMPACT OF THE GOLD RUSH
  • THE 1800s: LIFE IN THE WEST
  • THE PONY EXPRESS
  • THE TELEGRAPH IS HERE!
  • BUFFALO BILL CODY
  • BUFFALO BILL’S WILD WEST SHOW
  • ANNIE OAKLEY
  • LITTLE SURE SHOT
  • HOMESTEADERS AND THE HOMESTEAD ACT
  • HOMESTEADERS AND THE EMIGRANT TRAILS
  • HOMESTEADERS AND COVERED WAGONS
  • WAGON TRAINS
  • THE DONNER PARTY
  • PIONEER HOMES
  • SOD HOMES AND LOG CABINS
  • PIONEER DANGERS AND HARDSHIPS: WEATHER
  • PIONEER DANGERS AND HARDSHIPS: INSECTS AND DISEASES
  • PIONEERS: LIFE AND CHORES ON THE PRAIRIE
  • A DEMANDING LIFE
  • PIONEER SCHOOLS
  • SCHOOLMASTERS AND SCHOOLMISTRESSES
  • COWBOYS IN THE 1800s
  • THE CATTLE DRIVE: TRAILS, BOSSES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • LIFE OF A COWBOY: BRANDING THE CATTLE
  • LIFE OF A COWBOY: COOKIE, CHUCKWAGON AND FOOD
  • A COWBOY’S LIFE: HAZARDS ON THE TRAIL
  • LIFE OF A COWBOY: END OF THE CATTLE DRIVE
  • EAST COAST TO WEST COAST
  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD
  • THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
  • TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD: ALL IN A DAY’S WORK
  • LIFE ON THE JOB
  • WHO WERE THE WORKERS? CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD
  • WHO WERE THE WORKERS? UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
  • PROMONTORY SUMMIT
  • INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD
  • INDIAN WARS (1864-1904): TREATIES AND POLICIES
  • CAVALRY AND BUFFALO SOLDIERS
  • GEORGE CUSTER AND SITTING BULL
  • THE BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN- CUSTER’S LAST STAND
  • FOLLOWING THE BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN
  • GERONIMO: FIGHTER AND PRISONER OF WAR
  • CHIEF JOSEPH AND HIS SURRENDER
  • THE WILD WEST: THE BUFFALO POLICY
  • RESERVATIONS, GHOST DANCE AND WOUNDED KNEE
  • OUTLAWS OF THE WILD, WILD WEST
  • THE LAWMEN OF THE OLD WEST
  • BILLY THE KID
  • BILLY THE KID – A YOUNG OUTLAW
  • THE JAMES-YOUNGER GANG
  • THE DECLINE OF THE JAMES-YOUNGER GANG
  • ROBERT LEROY PARKER AND HARRY ALONZO LONGABAUGH
  • BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID
  • A FEMALE OUTLAW – BELLE STARR
  • BELLE STARR
  • WILD BILL HICKOK
  • BASS REEVES
  • WYATT EARP AND DOC HOLLIDAY
  • THE SHOOTOUT AT THE OK CORRAL

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Climates Around the World

A rare set of 9 printable posters showing different types of climates around the world. Great for classes learning about the weather, climates and biomes. Includes: title poster, introduction to climates, arid, tropical, tundra, polar, temperate, Mediterranean and climate zones.

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Book Units For Bright, Young Kids

At Gifted and Talented Materials by Joyce Lansky, I’ve written a lot of book units; but, have you seen my literary units for the primary kids? These were lots of fun to make and use. Plus, they aren’t as expensive as my longer units.

I made the Pirates Past Noon literary unit power point after I bought my Jenny Jones fonts and got better at making products cute. Check this out.

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Elements of Art

A rare set of 10 printable posters that explain all the elements of art. This set includes: a title poster, what are the elements of art?, line, color, texture, pattern, value, space, form and shape. Very visual as well as informative!
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Discipline with Love

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Discipline with Love

 

I’ll never forget the book I read back in college called, Discipline Without Tears, by Dr. Rudolf Dreikers. “It provides a clear, constructive outline of his proven strategies for dealing with a wide range of childhood misbehaviors. Believing that children are social beings who want to belong, Dreikers stresses encouragement, cooperation, and firm control in a democratic alliance of parents, teachers and children.” Dreiker’s book has had a long lasting effect on me and my discipline techniques were based on what he said and I would highly recommend reading it.

I can’t express enough that one of the worst things a teacher can do is to prejudge a class or a student before they even enter the room. Let’s face it, some kids get along better with some teachers than they do with others, so it’s better to listen but with a grain of salt and make your own judgment.  I once had a young man come into my class with a really bad reputation, I was told that he had a bad attitude, didn’t listen, and yada yada yada yada. Needless to say, this boy was one of my favorite students. Sure he was talkative and questioned everything, he fooled around, but I loved his personality and sense of humor. He was an excellent student, a hard worker, and really cared about learning. What more could I ask for. His parents were, however, going through a divorce, and I always took this into consideration when working with him.

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Tip # 1

Let your students know that you care about them. Talk to them, find out what is going on in their lives. Are they from a broken home, did one of their parents die, are they going through a divorce, is there drug abuse in their family? There are so many reasons why children act out and these are only a few. I always try to put myself in their shoes and know that if I was going through some of the things that they’re dealing with I wouldn’t be able to concentrate or listen during class. I’d be thinking about the pain that I was going through. Many times kids will act out because they need attention, that they don’t receive at home. You might be the only one who takes the time to listen. This is why I love holding morning meetings. They can get what might be bothering them off their chests and be able to settle down for the rest of the day. It will make your life and theirs so much easier. Once the kids realize that you are there for them and you have their best interests in mind, they will do anything that you want, which includes appropriate behavior. 

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I’ve found that the kids want discipline, they want to follow rules, this helps to make them feel safe and secure. They like knowing what is expected of them. Ask what would happen if there were no rules. Most of them will say that nothing would get done, or that there would be chaos with everyone doing what they wanted. Then spend time setting up classroom rules with them. Ask for ideas, write them on the board, then vote for the ones that you all think are important. Help them to come up with consequences for their actions. This way, the kids will be heard, they will be making their own rules and most will follow them. 

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Be fair, set up consequences that fit the crime so to speak. Make sure that all of the children are treated the same way. One rule that I’ve found to be very effective is 3 strikes and you’re out. If you have to talk to a child 3 times during one period, there is a consequence, if he/she misses 3 home works in a semester, there is a consequence, if he or she is disrespectful, or bothers another child, there is a consequence, and so on. Be consistent, don’t give them chance after chance, they know the rules and if they choose not to follow them, it is their decision. 

NEVER show favoritism, the rules are for everyone. Let’s face it, we’re all human, we like some kids more than others, the trick is not to let them know. We don’t want to hear, ”Mrs. Smith likes Johnny better than me. He can do anything he wants and never gets in trouble.  Be firm, don’t raise your voice, let them know that you are in control in a kind and loving way.

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Keep in close contact with parents and or guardians.  Parents want to know when their little one has broken a rule, but they also like to hearwhen they have shown good behavior, have aced a test, have done a fantastic job on their homework, or have been kind to another student. Send a happy gram home, let everyone know how pleased you are. This helps to establish a good rapport with both parents and kids. They will know you care and will realize that you want what is best for everyone involved. It will make your life so much easier.

After grading a test, I will write a note to the student about their how they did. Even if they fail, I will always write something positive

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Lets say that Joey is a very needy child who constantly requires your attention, he is disruptive, causes arguments with others, can be a bully, you know the type. Sometimes the best way to deal with this behavior is to ignore it, and you need to teach the rest of the class to do this by rewarding them for not paying attention to him.  Peer pressure can truly be effective since everyone wants to be accepted. If the rest of the class really gets disgusted with Joey, some of them may actually talk with him about his actions, and this is more effective than you having to say something. This technique will work if the kids know that you care for them and are fair because their ultimate goal is to learn..

I’ve created a behavior modification bundle that can be utilized in a way to effectively help with discipline problems. 

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I hope some of my tips for a well behaved classroom will help you to have a great year.
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One of the most difficult jobs that a teacher has is to develop discipline techniques that will be effective for their classroom. These seasoned educators from our Caring is Sharing Collaborative have been there and done that. Read what they have to say about the subject.

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Using Whole Brain Teaching to create a well behaved classroom is a “no brainer.” I’ve got 5 tips that will help your class be well behaved no matter the situation.

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I’ll never forget the book I read back in college called, Discipline Without Tears, by Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs. “It provides a clear, constructive outline of his proven strategies for dealing with a wide range of childhood misbehaviors. Believing that children are social beings who want to belong, Dreikurs stresses encouragement, cooperation, and firm control in a democratic alliance of parents, teachers and children.”

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Trending Back to School Items

Even though we’ve been back at school for a month, now, it’s back to school time for many around the country, so here are some of my items that might be helpful to get your school year going.

If grammar is your mission, I have two Grammar Groomers to keep your kids engaged for twelve lessons, each. This first power point works with declarative sentences.

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If interrogative or imperative sentences meet your objectives, check this one out:

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If logic is your mission, please check out my logic problems to last the school year.

Problems are also available for younger students.

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With 381 products available in my store, I know you’ll find something to meet the needs of bright students, so please stop by. 

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Labor Day -Spanish Word Search & Criss Cross Puzzle- BONUS:Las Profesiones

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LABOR DAY IN SPANISH

Great Lesson to celebrate Labor Day in your Classroom. This lesson was designed to practice cognates and to teach students about the celebration of Labor Day in May in most Latin American Countries. You will also have a Community Workers in Spanish Word Search.

1) Word Search= 24 sentences and words (For example)
BARBACOA, COMUNIDAD, DERECHOS, DESFILES, FESTIVOS, …..PROSPERIDAD, UNION, TRABAJADORES…

2) 14 Labor Day Cross Word Puzzle with Spanish word bank full of cognates. Great dictionary practice for your students. Have them work in groups of two to figure out the answer. Homework pass for the winners.

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3) Profesiones. This Word Search is a very good introduction to Professions full of cognates. Perfect cool homework assignment

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*** Las Profesiones Thematic Unit- This full Professions in Spanish lesson can help introduce and practice the vocabulary related to community workers.

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*** Las Profesiones-Spanish Professions- What they Do and Where they work?- This comprehensive unit combines vocabulary for professions, with verbs AR/ER/IR and locations. Great way to teach students how to write sentences.

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Free Writing Prompts

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Writing prompts are so nice to have handy!  Kiddos who need a little help coming up with ideas will really benefit. This little freebie includes the following prompts:

*The Squirrel I Saw

*My Teacher Dressed Up on Halloween

*On the Bus Today

*It was so Funny!

*How to Ride a Bike

*I Learned About Thanksgiving

These are great for writing centers and journals.  Prompts include pictures to help get your students’ creative juices flowing!  Each monthly packet in my store will include 45+ prompts–plenty to keep your kiddos writing all month long.  Click link below to download.

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How to Get and Keep Parents on Your Side

By Deann Marin of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs

 

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I have observed many colleagues who are uncomfortable letting their hair down, so to speak, causing them to seem aloof and unapproachable. They feel as if they are above their students and parents. It shows in the way they deal with them. They will never admit that they’ve made a mistake, and if a child points something out to them, they become defensive, angry. and mean.  When this occurs, the kids and parents feel alienated  and you will have an uphill battle for the rest of the year.

One of the main things that I realized, after years of teaching is that parents need you to care about their child, they want you to make their learning experience interesting, challenging and fun. The best way to do this is to make sure their little one knows that you are there to listen, and support them with positive reinforcement and encouragement. It’s also important that they realize you are human, you  make mistakes, and you can laugh at yourself. Once you’ve established a good rapport with the kids, and they like you, the parents will like you as well. They will do just about anything for you and you will be able to maintain the optimal environment for learning.

When you meet parents, greet them with a sincere smile and make small talk. Express how much you enjoy working with the children, it is important to be upbeat, even if you have something negative to say. Begin with a positive comment about Johnny, especially if he is having issues, tell the parent in a supportive manner, For instance, suppose Johnny is talkative, he shouts out answers, talks to friends when you’re teaching a lesson, and is constantly fooling around. You know the type. You should NEVER begin with the negatives. If you begin the discussion of Johnny’s behavior on a negative note, you will turn the parents off and you will lose their support and quite possibly turn Johnny off to learning. End by saying something complimentary.

For example: “Hi  Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Johnny is such a good kid, he’s respectful, finishes his work, he has loads of friends, a good sense of humor and I really enjoy teaching him. As you know, he is all boy and full of energy. He can be a bit talkative and sometimes disruptive because he shouts out answers without raising his hand. I’ve talked about this with him, but he is still a having a tough time. Perhaps you could speak with him when you get a chance. I know that he will improve in this area with a bit of help from all of us.”

Follow up by making yourself easily available with emails, phone calls, letters home to keep everyone informed of progress made or further difficulties. Remember that parents are sensitive where their child is concerned. So tread as lightly as you can. Be diplomatic and choose your words well.

Of course, as we all know, there are some students and parents who are an added challenge. We have to try harder and have almost limitless patience. Tact is the word here.  If Elizabeth’s mom is defensive and becomes confrontational, it is up to you to diffuse this anger. Speak calmly,  DON’T raise your voice, REMEMBER, you are a  professional.

I have had parents come in, very upset about a grade, or thinking that I was unfair, or that I hurt their child’s feelings. If something akin to this occurs, break the ice by saying something that lets them know you hear their complaint and are prepared to work with them in correcting it.

You could say:

“I am so sorry that Elizabeth believes I don’t like her, not my intention at all. As a matter of fact I like her a great deal, especially her jokes, she keeps me laughing. She received a low grade on her  test because”…Give your reasons for the negative grade. Make sure the parent understands your reasoning and reassure them that you are here for their child and want to see them succeed in this class.

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I’ve come up with a Growing Behavior Modification Bundle that has everything you need to help produce positive behavior and communicate effectively with parents.

 

 

 

 

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Poetry Workshop with Interactive Notebooks for Grades 5-8

By Deann Marin at The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs

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I’ve been noticing that many teachers like using interactive notebooks with their classes. So I’ve done some research and decided to make one of my own. This type of activity utilizes all learning styles, visual, auditory and kinesthetic. It allows children to cut, paste, write, see and listen. Better yet, it keeps them engaged because they are doing things with their hands as well as listening and seeing.

I’ve come up with an interactive-poetry notebook bundle. There are 100 pages of various types of fold-able templates that can be added to their notebooks.  If you would like to make a regular booklet or have the class write poems to put on the bulletin board, color and black and white templates are also included. As a highlight of this poetry workshop, the class may pick their favorite poem and get it published in the anthology called  Celebration of Young Poets- Creative Communication, Inc.

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A Preview of What’s Inside

Teacher’s Complete Lesson Plans…………………4-13

Poetry Writing Workshop, Student Handouts……14-20

Parts of Speech, & Sensory Cards, ………………………21-33

Free Verse Poems Interactive Notebook &

Worksheets   …………………………………………..34-40

Sensory Interactive Notebook Poems &

Worksheets…………………………………………………41-50

Acrostic Interactive Notebook Poems &

Worksheets…………………………………………….51-56

Limericks & Riddles Interactive Notebook……….57-68

Cinquain Interactive Notebook……………………..69-74

Diamante Interactive Notebook…………………….75-84

Haiku Interactive Notebook…………………………85-91

Shape Poem Interactive Notebook………………….92-98

Grading Rubric……………………………………….  99

Contact Information…………………………………. 100

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I really enjoyed making this poetry bundle, it was a work of love.

I hope you like it. I’m very open to comments and suggestions that you may have so don’t hesitate to make a comment.

Thank you very much,

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Clip Art Giveaway

Interested in winning 10 sets of awesome Clip Art? I have a clip art givaway going on right now during my new Blog Design Celebration. Graphic Artist Winchester Lambourne has donated 10 Clip Art packs (winner choice) for the winner of the giveaway. Click below to drop by my blog and enter the giveaway:

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