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SKILKS: Story Sticks Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special" Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.


Teacher Idea Factory: super heroes wish - this would be a great beginning of year display - my powerful wish for grade

Use this Storytelling Arc handout with ANY short story, novel, or play. Perfect for middle school and high school English classes. Click now for this FREE worksheet!

Miss Kindergarten: I'm Done Jar 2.0!

I'm Done Jar 2.0!

"I'm Done Jar" - a list of activities that are fun & meaningful for the kids to do after they have finished their assignments. Need to do this with second grade type activities

spring word list for grade 2 - Google Search

Word work and literacy centres - Writing Station Activities for Young Learners-Students will write down sight words from their word wall for their grade level, Kindergarten or First Grade to complete this activity.

Repin: "This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing!"

Writing Workshop Series: Post #5 - How-To Writing & 2nd Grade Common Core EQs Freebie

Site for Writer's Workshop ideas - mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration), writer's notebook setup (binders), and more.

"I am a..." for writing/journaling

Writers notebook entries - I am a . Good first of the year activity. Maybe do again at the end of the year and look at the differences

School wall print. Have students clip their name to the part of the writing process they are currently working on.

Chevron Design Writing Resource

I can't wait to fill my classroom walls with posters. This is a great poster to have in the classroom, to remind students of the writing process, and it could also double as a clip chart, and track where the students are during the writing process.

Common Core and So Much More: Freebies Spelling Roll-A-Word

This is a fun spelling game! Students use the first word on their spelling list and roll the die. They complete the task for the number they roll.make it more challenging for and could also uses vocabulary words-love the idea