Category Archives : Kindergarten


We Teach So Hard…Episode 26… Finding the Bootstraps When Staff Morale is Low

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s at a state, community or building level, things happen that affect our morale. Sometimes, it’s really hard to come to work. When we’re down, it affects our whole learning community, including the students. How do you bounce back when everything or everyone around you is in the dumps? This episode is for YOU!

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February Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

Welcome to our February Teacher Talk.  All of us from the Teacher Talk collaborative would like wish you a Happy Valentines Day.  We have so many fab things this month from Field Trips and ELA and reading ideas, to celebrating Black History Month and President’s Day, you don’t want to miss reading these blog posts from some awesome educators. If you’re interested in joining this unique group of teacher entrepreneurs
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 Adding more to the air than love this February.
 

Ya Gotta Love Field Trips or Not!
By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

 
I was inspired to write this blog post after listening to my 3 podcast buddies tell about their Field Trip Follies: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, on our podcast, We Teach So Hard. I, too have stories to tell. So pull up a chair, sip some wine and read on… 

Black History Month Celebration
By Michelle Webb of Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching

 Showcase your students’ learning with a black history month celebration. Show your students learning creatively, inviting parents along the way. 
 

Design a Monster: A Makerspace Activity
By Laura Cripe of Under One Roof 

 Makerspace activities are all the rage these days. Learn how my kids used our makerspace to design and create their own Halloween monster. This is the perfect activity for elementary students who are too excited about Halloween to do any kind of regular school work.
 

How to Choose Between Eager of Anxious
By Charlene Tess of Charlene Tess

 Be sure to say what you mean when choosing between “eager” and “anxious.”

 
 Writing with Colors
 I’ve found that using colors when writing on the whiteboard can be helpful in multiple ways. Colors can be used to create associations in the minds of learners, and the more you repeat the same method of color usage, the more those associations will strengthen in the learners’ minds. Using these associations, students are quicker to find mistakes or identify what they’re supposed to do.
 
Is Dyslexia a Gift?
 Can dyslexia be considered a gift? Read this post before you decide.
Put Your Heads Together to Brainstorm
Brainstorming can be an intimidating and daunting task for many students.  It’s hard for young writers to come up with ideas for a topic without having a lot of life experience.  It is necessary to brainstorm WITH your students in the beginning, then gradually hand over the responsibility to students once you have taught them strategies and skills to use.
 
Valentine Tabletop Decoration Gift for the Family
 Your older elementary(gr.4+) can make this beautiful Valentine tabletop decoration gift for their family. Part construction/part craft, the kids will enjoy making this project. It even lights up.  
Differentiation in the Classroom
By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing

Differentiating in your classroom can be a lot easier than you may think. Learn five easy ways to differentiate in your 4th through 8th grade classroom and help all students succeed.
 
 

By Lisa Robles of LisateachR’s Classroom

  Here’s your go-to for some Valentine’s help!!
 

3 Questions to Get You Through Teacher Evaluation Season
By Tracy Willis of Wild Child Designs 

 It’s that time of year…You’re going to be observed and evaluated. What will you teach? Sometimes, it feels like a dog and pony show. These 3 questions will help you authentically reflect on your growth.

 

 Tried & True Bookmaking: Pop-Up Book

 By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools

Here’s an oldie but a goodie: the pop-up book. Kids (and adults) never get tired of making these because there are so many options for creativity.
 

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Bonus Points Coupons”

by Making ELA Matter

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Want an easy way to reward students for good effort or behavior? These coupons may well be your answer! These 100% editable bonus coupons allow you to award students any value of points you deem appropriate. I print out a selection of different point values on a variety of colored papers and keep them on hand to give to students as the occasion arises.

*Teacher Tip* Write the student’s name on the back of the coupon (or have the student do so) so that it cannot be used by other students.

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Learning to read sounds in French

Product Description

Les sons – from my Learn to Read series features 96 flashcards to help students learn French. The cards teach students the different sounds as well as vocabulary with pictures to facilitate the reading process.

The following sounds are highlighted:

– ch – ou – ui – en, em – an – au
– eau – in – om – ein – oi – on
– eu – gu – gn – ai – ei – er
– qu – ille – ail – eille – euille – 
– ien – illon 

It’s teaching made easy! 

Total Pages 90 pages

Answer KeyDoes not apply

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “St. Patrick’s Day Treat Tag FREEBIE”

by Mrs Beattie’s Classroom

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Let your students or coworkers know how much you appreciate them this St. Patrick’s Day with these cute treat tags. Simply print and attach any gold-wrapped treat. Four cards to each 8.5 x 11 page.

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We Teach So Hard….Episode 25 Field Trip Follies: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Nothing says FUN (or mayhem) like taking 25 + kiddos to the zoo, the museum, or the farm. In this episode, we laugh, we cry, we commiserate, and we talk trash about our best tips for a successful field trip experience for EVERYONE! You don’t want to miss this episode!

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Frog Themed Star Student Certificates”

by LaMonica’s Learning Pad

Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

These frog themed star student certificates are a great way to recognize students for their academic or behavioral success in the classroom. These are designed to print two to a page to conserve paper.

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Lucky Unlucky ELA Card Game – Editable”

by KinderKay

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

This game can be used for many concepts. Type sight words, CVC words, CVCe words, or concept words onto the editable card templates. To add a challenge to the game, create “Einstein cards. These are cards with a more difficult word or concept. When kids pick a LUCKY card, they get another turn. When kids pick an UNLUCKY card, they lose a turn. Cards are worth points. At the end of the game, students count their point. The student with the most points wins. This game can be used as a St. Patricks Day game, but can also be used year round. Because it is editable, words and concepts can be changed for differentiation and practice. 

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “St. Patrick’s Day Math | Print and Go March | St. Patrick’s Day FREE”

by Teacher Tam

Kindergarten

St. Patrick’s Day Math and Literacy Worksheets Kindergarten No Prep FREE! This set contains 10 pages of math and literacy practice in a color or cut-and-glue format. They cover addition, place value, short vowel word families, sight words, and more!

For more St. Patrick’s Day fun . . .
☘ St. Patrick’s Day Sentences
☘ St. Patrick’s Day CVC Words Sort with BOOM CARDS
☘ St. Patrick’s Day Math Freebies: Patterns and Addition

St. Patrick’s Day, kindergarten math, kindergarten literacy, kindergarten reading, sight words, counting, addition


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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Big Brain Binder Cover”

by The Primary Techie

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Store all your favorite Primary Techie resources in a BIG BRAIN BINDER! I purchased 1/2 inch binders from Amazon and reuse them year after year. My kids keep their binders in their desks. 

Looking for things to put in your binders? Check out these classroom favorites!
Whack-a-Word SpellingPlay-Dough Mega BundleRoll and Compare Place ValueShow the Time with Teaching ClocksFriendship BattleshipTyping Skills Mega BundleSpin and Solve

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Easy Stats Tracker Freebie {for sellers and bloggers}”

by Primary Paradise

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

This freebie is a useful tool for keeping track of your blogging and selling stats. I use this to write down my stats every night, and it has really come in handy! I hope it’s useful for you to. 🙂 

I write down how many followers I’ve gained, if I’ve blogged that day (y for yes and n for n), how many times I posted on my store’s facebook page, and if I’ve uploaded a new product. 

I’d appreciate any feedback on this freebie.


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We Teach So Hard…Episode 24…Brace Yourself & Gird Your Loins! It’s Teacher Evaluation Time!

It’s teacher evaluation season. Are you crunching data? Studying Marzano? Tossing and turning at night? This episode is just for you! Join us as we talk about the “good ole’ days” when teacher evaluation made sense, or at the very least, was more authentic. We’ve got some “do as I say, not as I do” stories to entertain you as well!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “AAC Core Word Tips from A to Z P is for Planning”

by Susan Berkowitz

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

If you are working with students who need to use AAC (augmentative-alternative communication) and are looking for tips for best practices for implementation, this video series is for you.

This video is #2 in a series about teaching strategies for AAC users. P is for Planning gives you information about how to plan for your aided language input during specific activities.

Included are sample planning forms and templates. The handout is in standard handout format with 2 slides per page and room for notes.

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You might like this free handout for planning available HERE


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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Snowman Head “LanguageART” Craftivity-FREE”

by ART ACTION -Laurie Carpenter

Kindergarten – 4th Grade

LET’S BUILD A SNOWMAN OUT OF PAPER – YOU WON’T GET AS COLD OR AS WET! This FREE lesson plan provides a fun winter activity for elementary students to be used in the grade level classrooms, art room, or home school. In this project, the students have an opportunity to work together as a group at the beginning, and then, continue the project independently using their individual creative ideas, complete a written work sheet, and end the project with group discussion and sharing of their worksheet ideas.. If you like this project, PLEASE TAKE TIME TO RATE AND FOLLOW ME, and if you would like to see more, go to: 
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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Hopscotch Review Game {FREE}”

by Fun Hands-on Learning

Pre-Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Hopscotch is fun practice for young learners. Print & Laminate the hopscotch board. Use a dry-erase marker to write words you want your student to read, or math facts to practice, etc. in each square. Have your student use a toy to “hop” to each square, and make it to the top! Use over and over again.


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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “ABC Alphabet Activities ~ Promethean Board Flip Chart – SAMPLE”

by DP Sharpe

Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Here is a sample from the new and revised mega alphabet activities flip chart. Click on the link below to learn about it. 

Alphabet Activities ~ Promethean Board Flip Chart


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FREE MISC. LESSON – “Valentine’s Card Freebie”

by A Series of 3rd Grade Events

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like a Valentine freebie! These adorable teacher Valentine cards were created with graphics from TpT’s very own Graphics From the Pond. I hope you enjoy them!

Happy Valentine’s Day!


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FREE MISC. LESSON – “German Brag Tags – Deutsche Lobkärtchen – Valentinstag”

by Learn German With Fun

Pre-Kindergarten – 6th Grade

German Brag Tags are great to show your students, that you valuable their efforts.
There are 6 different Valentine Brag Tags in beautiful colour.
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Diese deutschen Valentinstag-Lobkärtchen eignen sich hervorragend, um deinen DaF-Schülern zu zeigen, dass du ihre Bemühungen würdigst.
In diesem Produkt sind 9 verschiedene farbige Kärtchen enthalten. 

Lies mehr zum Thema Loben hier:

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German Writing Prompts for Kids:

German- 10 Creative Writing Templates- 10 kreative Schreibideen


State your Opinion- 22 Sage deine Meinung 


Finish the Story- 11 Beende die Geschichte


Pick a Topic- 21 schreibe über ein Thema


write a Short Story- 15 schreibe eine Kurzgeschichte

I Have- Who has?

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Food- “Ich habe… Wer hat…? Lebensmittel”


Clothes- “Ich habe… Wer hat…? Kleidung”

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Deutsche Artikel und Genus- German Article


Verben konjugieren- German: Conjugation of verbs


German Grammar – Aktiv und Passiv –

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “My Little Book of Love”

by Little Learner Toolbox

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

This Valentine’s Day Little Book of Love, is a fun and simple way to have students write about the people in their life that they love. As they personalize the pages students are encouraged to think about who they love, why they love them and how they feel when they are with them. This would be a sweet valentine for them to share with their loved ones. 

**My Little Book of Love has been updated – please download again to update your book**

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Winter Fun Freebie”

by Geaux First Grade

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

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FREE MATH LESSON – “Valentine Candy Math! A Valentine’s Day Math Game Freebie”

by Exceptional Kinders
Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Valentine Candy Math! A Valentine’s Day Math Game Freebie

This is a 2 player game. Each player takes a game board. 1, 2, or 3 dice are needed for this game. For younger students, roll one die and place the correct number of candies on their heart box. Older students can roll 2 or 3 die and add the numbers together to get the number of candy they should take. When all of the candies are gone, the students count the candy on their game board. The player with the most candy wins. Directions for a subtraction game are also included.

Common Core Standards:
K.CC.1 Count to 100 by ones and tens.
K.CC.4 Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
K.CC.5 Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
K.CC.6 Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g./ by using matching and counting strategies. (Include groups with up to 10 objects.)
1.OA.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.
1.OA.5 Relate counting to addition and subtraction
1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10.

Snowball Fight! A Winter Math Game Freebie
Decorate the Christmas Tree! A Christmas Math Game Freebie
Count the Spiders! A Halloween Math Game Freebie
Get Ready for School! A Back to School Math Game Freebie
Collect the Easter Eggs Game Freebie
St. Patrick’s Day Pot O’ Gold Game Freebie

Thank you for viewing my Valentine Candy Math! A Valentine’s Day Math Game Freebie. I hope you enjoy it! 
If you have any questions or comments, please let me know.

Carolyn – Exceptional Kinders

Resources
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FREE MISC. LESSON – “FREE Valentine Math and Reading Activities”

by Shari Beck

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

SIGHT WORDS ** NUMBER RECOGNITION ** INITIAL SOUNDS

This free packet of adorable Valentine Math and Reading Activities will provide fun and excitement for your PreK-2nd grade classes. In the sight words Valentine heart puzzle, students will color various site words from the Common Core a specified color. On the number recognition activity, students will connect the numbers from 1 to 20 in a dot to dot that produces a Valentine heart. On the initial sounds activity, students must identify the initial sound of the given picture and write it in the box to produce a secret message of “Be My Valentine”.

While the free packet contains 3 activities to give you a sample, the same concepts are extended with 6 more activities in another Valentine packet. Please be sure to check out my store for the Valentine packet containing: sight words (different from the ones in the free activity, letter and number recognition, shapes Bingo, addition, ending sounds, and ordering numbers.


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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Valentine Flower Glyph and Craft”

by Growing Smart Readers

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Free Valentine Fun–Three ready to print activities!
Use the template for the craftivity, but there’s opportunity for students to personalize this and add uniqueness to it.

Students love reading conversation candy hearts. They enjoy writing their own messages, too! This set calls for a little conversation fun. 

Good Skill Practice for:
1. Reading
2. Following written directions using the flower glyph
3. Vocabulary usage with words: center, right, left, top, bottom
4. Fine motor skills, such as cutting and pasting, writing
5. Spelling long vowel silent e words, and ee, ea words for students who are at this level. (3rd activity has to do with writing words from the word “Valentine”.)

Here are the 3 main activities in this freebie: 
1. Flower Glyph Pages: follow directions, color, and show data 
2. Make a flower craft (patterns included)
3. Spell words using the letters in the word “VALENTINE”. 

It’s also easy fun for fast finishers, homework and independent workers, and if you need something for the substitute teacher.

If you have a question, please to the Ask a Question tab (right here on my store page) before leaving feedback. 

Thanks for stopping by!
Karen


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FREE MATH LESSON – “Numbers Worksheets 1-20 FREE”

by Cherry Workshop

Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Free numbers worksheets 1-20.

This is a versatile set of BLANK number pages that can be used in so many ways.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

They come in two versions.

• the number and 10-frame on each page for numbers 1-20

• or just the number

A total of 40 pages.

SUGGESTED USE

These can be used with stickers, cut and paste pictures from magazines, coloring, patterns, dabbers etc. Or print pages with small numbers in

different fonts and let kids cut, sort and paste them.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Numbers 1-10 Worksheets

Numbers 11-20 Worksheets

Numbers Recognition and Discrimination Worksheets (various fonts included)

Learn Numbers 1-10 Worksheets

Happy Teaching!

tag: greatnumbersworksheets

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Episode 21…We Teach So Hard…Ringing in the New Year with Classroom Goal Setting

Everything feels fresh and new. It’s a new year…you have renewed energy…your kiddos are bouncing in their seats. How do you set goals with you students? How do you make sure those goals are meaningful? This is episode is chocked full of tips, advice, and secret confessions of failed resolutions! You don’t want to miss it!

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FREE MISC. LESSON – “*FREEBIE* Heart Frame”

by Sparkle in Second

Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade

Here’s my first digital clip art product I created, and I am giving it to all of you! I love it, and I loved making it! I am hoping to continue creating more frames! Please leave feedback! Thanks!
Jamie Paino 

*For Personal & Commercial Use*

Please check out some of my other products!
Biography Template

Foldables

All About Book Packet

Skip Counting by 5s, 10s, and 100s

Foldables and Interactive Notebook MEGA PACK

Place Value Packet


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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “CVC Words A and E Valentine’s Day Just in Time One Page Freebie”

by Learning Harbor Resources for Teachers

Kindergarten – 1st Grade

This FREE Valentine’s Day CVC Words A and E resource is perfect for morning tubs, early finishers and bell ringers. Great for small groups and guided reading. Students will cut and paste the pictures onto the correct words.


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FREE MISC. LESSON – “The Lantern – Reduce Tattling With This Classroom Management FREEBIE”

by Core Inspiration by Laura Santos

Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

One of our challenges as teachers is to help students learn the difference between tattling and reporting. Often, students who tattle simply need an outlet to be heard. Rather than spending time after recess sorting through playground woes, have students record their concerns on a piece of paper and place it in The Lantern.

This management tool invites students to write or draw about their concern rather than sharing with you verbally, giving you time to address playground issues at an appropriate time. 

This FREEBIE includes:
– Tips for setting up The Lantern in your classroom. 
– Printable posters to cozy up The Lantern nook in your classroom.
– Link to my blog post about using The Lantern in my elementary classroom.

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You may also be interested in my R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Classroom Behavior Management System, or my other classroom management tools.

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January Teacher Talk

Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

It’s 2019! Time sure flies. We have some great ideas for you in our January
edition of Teacher Talk. So hurry on over to see what these 
creative educators are doing this month.

If you’re interested in joining this unique group of teacherentrepreneurs, blogging buddies and/or our blog linky, sign up here….The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative. If you decide to join, be sure to mention one of our names.

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Success Begins with Baby Steps
Are you one of those people who starts the new year with the intention of making goals for yourself but never quite follow through? If you said yes, you’re in the majority, statistics show that only 8% of the people who make goals keep them. Why do so many of us, me included, fail at goal setting?
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Culturally Responsive Teaching
 Is your classroom culturally responsive? This post might surprise you!
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Tried & True Bookmaking: Poof Book
By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools 

 There’s nothing like making a book to get students excited! They oooh and aaah, as if it is magic! This blog post is the first in a series: Tried and True Bookmaking. 
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How to Respond to Incorrect Answers
 By Gini Musmanno of Reading Spotlight

 Have you ever wondered if there is a helpful way to respond to students’ incorrect answers— a way that will improve not only their comprehension, but also their mindfulness when they are reading and participating in class discussions? Here are some constructive tactics to use in replying to incorrect answers. 

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 How Do Velcro Dots Help to Regulate Behavior
By Margo Gentile of Margo Gentile 

 This was a spontaneous last resort behavior mod intervention that was really effective! Whatever works!
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 THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF ZERO, The Exponent- Why Any Number to the Zero Power Equals One
By Vicki Rauch of Scipi 

 Sometimes my college students like to ask me what seems to be a difficult question. (In reality, they want to play Stump the Teacher.) One such infamous question is, “Why is any number to the zero power one?” Find out how I showed them that the answer is always one using patterns.
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 Goal Setting for the New Year: One Word
By Lisa Robles of LisaTeachR’s Classroom

 Be intentional! Choose one word to focus your year.

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 Be My Valentine Treats
By Charlene Tess of Charlene Tess 

 Here are a free Valentine’s Day lesson idea and a free activity to help your students correct run-on sentences.
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 Hook Your Students in Writing
By Sally Hansen of Purposeful Plans 

The hook isn’t just the attention getter at the beginning of an essay. Get your students interested in the type of essay by playing an activity before you teach!
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Roses are Red: Using Poetry in Reader’s Workshop
By Tracy Willis of Mossy Oak Musings 

 Poetry + Reader’s Workshop = Common Core & Complex Text! It’s a winning equation. If you’re not using poetry in your reader’s workshop, you’re missing out on some phenomenal learning opportunities. This post is chocked full of ideas to help you incorporate poetry 
into your workshop.
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 5 Easy Ways to Implement Differentiation Into Your Classroom
By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing 

 We all want to help every student succeed. Learn 5-easy ways you can start implementing differentiation in your classroom today.
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FREE MATH LESSON – “Math – Addition/Journal Prompts – 30 problems (sticky labels 30 count)”

by Love2TeachKiz

Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade

You have come to the right place to find the quick and easy way to manage journal prompts. No cutting or pasting needed. Print each of the 30 different addition problems on Avery #5160 address label sheets. Each sheet has 30 of the same label when you print it. Your students will love the colorful clipart too.


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