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Teachers Notebook- Early Finisher activities

Things to do when you're done early (Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping.

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I really like these finisher task cards. After students complete their work early classroom management can be tricky. These reminders give them ideas of what they can do to use that time wisely.

Musings from the Middle School: BINGO! - An Anchor Activity for ELA

Watch this video on how to make this BINGO! anchor activity board for writing. perfect for your fast finishers!

Crafting Connections: Anchors Away Monday {9.1.14} A Bucket Filling Classroom

A Bucket Filling Classroom by Crafting Connections! If you didn't start out your year (all grade levels) discussing Bucket Filling, go back. it's not too late!I planned on having my own wall for buckets so this would be nice to go next to it

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

I LOVE this! First Day of School activity - Students' Job & Teacher's Job--I do this similar activity each year except I do 4 squares. Teacher job is/teacher job is not, student job is/student job is not

Good beginning of the year activity for students. Use books "No David!" and "David at School" to discuss what is a good student?

Opposite of "No David" Good beginning of the year activity for students. Use books "No David!" and "David at School" to discuss what is a good student?

What if? To start the year to introduce how to be self managers when the teacher is working with small groups.

Interrupting students: Kathy Griffin's Teaching Strategies: The What If Anchor Chart This is something you can add and subtract from to keep it fresh for current classroom behavior.

Anchor chart: the different types of energy and a quick follow-up sorting activity for the visual learners in class: sound energy, heat energy, light energy, physics, kids, students

Tried It Tuesday: Heat & Energy Teaching Ideas

Third Grade Standard- Heat, electrical energy, light, sound and magnetic energy are forms of energy

have you filled a bucket today activities | ... help remind us what it means to be a bucket filler and a bucket dipper

Clutter-Free Classroom: Bucket Filler Anchor Chart {INSPIRED} Will do this after reading Have You Filled a Bucket Today. I love it!

Outlaw "I'm Done!" in your classroom by guiding students toward these ways of thinking

Outlaw "I'm Done" in Your Classroom!

Outlaw "I'm Done!" I LOVE this post from Kady at The Teacher Trap. She makes some really good points and includes suggestions for helping kids change their mindsets about rushing through their assignments.

A Great Classmate- is, does, says, is not anchor chart. For first week of school? 3rd Grade Thoughts: Favorite Pins Friday & A New 2nd/3rd Collaborative Blog!

Favorite Pins Friday & A New 2nd/3rd Collaborative Blog!

Back-to-school activity to get an idea who your students are and start the year on a good note. I'm definitely doing this!

First Day Activity~ Get to know your students and find out THEIR expectations! Just need sticky notes and poster board! I absolutely love this idea. I might even add a silly photo of myself. What a great way to assess the beginning of school. Then, I cou

Rates and Percents Stations! Get your students out of their desks and up and moving by disguising a worksheet as stations!  Students will move around the room solving twenty questions about ratios, unit rates, finding percents of numbers, discounts, and sale prices. Directions for suggested use, 21 station cards, student answer sheet, and answer key provided. Five anchor activities related to the topic are included on the 21st station card for early finishers who need a challenge.

Rates and Percents Stations

Get your students out of their desks and up and moving by disguising a worksheet as stations! Students will move around the room solving twenty questions about ratios, unit rates, finding percents of numbers, discounts, and sale prices. Directions for