Start A Fire
Journal prompts to help kids know themselves, gain self-awareness and self-acceptance. Parents and teachers can help children build self-understanding.
Thumbprint Self-Portrait • TeachKidsArt
Here’s a great idea I found on Pinterest…. You can see lots of inspiring examples here and here. I tried this lesson with my middle school students and they really had fun with it! For more detailed instructions with photos, tips, writing prompts, a student gallery, and fascinating fingerprint facts, check out my pdf on […]
Hi There! Lisa here, from Growing Firsties & I'm going to share a little bit about Growth Mindset today, which is based on Stanford Univers...
Unwrapping the Holidays: Writing Ideas
Celebrate 12 Days of Christmas with this christmas classroom decoration ideas that double as writing inspiration for your writing block! Free template!
Hi there! I'm popping in today to share with you our method for writing summaries. Just like our topic sentence formats, these ideas came ...
The Literary Maven: A Poem A Day: 30 Poems for Secondary Students During National Poetry Month (or Any Other Time of Year)
Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year.
Teaching Compare and Contrast with Songs | Book Units Teacher
If you wish to wake up students a bit and get them participating in class, try using songs. Songs are a great way to teach a large number of Common Core skills.
Summarizing Nonfiction Text During a Social Studies Lesson (with a free graphic organizer!) (Crafting-Connections.blogspot.com)
Summarizing Nonfiction Text During a Social Studies Lesson (with a free graphic organizer!), an education post from the blog Crafting-Connections.blogspot.com, written by Crafting Connections on Bloglovin’