Writing Office Bundle
These writing offices are perfect writing tools to assist your students into becoming independent writers during writer's workshop. There are several helpful anchor charts in each set. The original, printable writing office comes in an AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH version.*Update 8/15/20* - Added a Digital Wr...
Handwriting instruction that is fun! No kidding!
Kindergarten handwriting instruction is still an important part of your literacy lessons. This post will show you how to easily work alphabet formation and path of motion lessons into your daily schedule... and it is fun!
Create an Ornament FREEBIE
This FREEBE is a great writing activity to engage your students during the holiday season. Use as a center or whole group activity to help students practice descriptive and persuasive writing. Enjoy! :) ...
Christmas Reindeer Activities FREE
Looking for engaging and fun Christmas activities for the classroom? This packet of reindeer activities is perfect for 1st and 2nd grade students. It has a reindeer craft, informational writing, ABC order, a word search, and writing about a pet reindeer. Pair the reindeer craft with one of the writi...
Turn Old iPods into Classroom Listening Centers!
Turn your old iPods into Classroom Listening Centers! Step-by-step directions to convert your old cassettes into MP3 Files!
Friday Letter Anchor Chart
This anchor chart is the perfect way to implement Friday Letters in your classroom. This is a series of questions students can use to respond to when writing their weekly letter to you. Unsure about what a Friday letter is? Hop on over to my blog to read more about it. The questions include: - What...
How I Teach Explode the Moment Writing
So often, students just tell about the large picture of an experience. They get so caught up in listing all of the “moments” of the experience that they forget to really hone in on each
"Digging Deeper" with our Writing
We have a saying in our class, to "Dig Deep" with our writing. "Digging Deep" is where we practice writing more detailed sentences to mak...
Differentiating Spelling in the Elementary Classroom
A teaching blog filled with engaging and helpful resources for the elementary classroom. Come to find freebies and other fun resources!
Daily 5 - Ideas for Work on Writing
I've been toying with the idea of doing a series of writing posts. I thought I'd start with how I provide kids with something to write about Are you looking for ideas to use during the Work on Writing portion of your Daily 5 block? Take a look at these ideas and resources.
"Odd Little Words" Vocabulary Rich Morning Work
Odd Little Words is a meaningful morning work resource that uses intriguing 3-letter words as the basis for high-interest vocabulary work, code-breaking, and collaboration! It's a great way to warm-up students' brains and get the morning started in a fun yet purposeful way. Also works as a fun word...
"If I Had a Pet Reindeer..." Printable Christmas Worksheet!
Click Here to Print the "If I Had A Pet Reindeer" Worksheet! This worksheet really helps your children's imagination run wild! They will have so much fun thinking about all of the fun things that...
Work on Writing Centers FREEBIE! (Sliding Into Second Grade)
Work on Writing Centers FREEBIE!, an education post from the blog Sliding Into Second Grade, written by Kelly Daniel on Bloglovin’
Digital Spelling Activities Any List of Word Work Centers Distance Learning
Grow your Word Work Centers & Spelling Activities Worksheets with this Endless Bundle + Bonus Google Slides Set! These activities and worksheets are perfect to use with any word list! Easily fits in Literacy Centers, small group, or homework! You will definitely enjoy having everything you need...
How to Survive the Winter Holidays as a Teacher • Caffeinated and Creative
The winter holidays are the busiest and most chaotic time! Read on for a post chock full of ideas, tips, books, and much more for the season!