What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? anchor chart to begin year I think this would piggy back nicely with a What Kind of Student Do I Want? anchor chart (They give me what they think I want and I add so in if needed.
Our Favorite Books post-it bookshelf. This would be cool to have in a classroom as a way for students to share book titles. You could switch up the genre and make it different every so often - Ex: "Out Favorite Action Books"
Reading chains: Every time a student finishes a book, they can write their name, title and author of the book on a strip and attach it to their class chain. Perhaps the class with the longest chain at the end of the year could get some type of reward.
National Geographic Channel made Real Life Version of The Animated Film 'Up' by launching a house from Los Angeles thousands of metres into the air using 300 balloons, and set a new world record for the largest balloon cluster flight.
Give the squirrel a name and make up an interesting story about him/her. If you were writing a story about an animal super hero, what animal would it be and what would be his super power or powers. Tell a story about your animal super hero.
Fairy Tale Storytelling Basket - The Imagination Tree. Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favorite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development.