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Clutter-Free Classroom has FREE tips & ideas to help teachers improve classroom organization & management.Enjoy teaching with less mess & less stress. Classroom Fun, Classroom Displays, Future Classroom, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Pictures, Classroom Layout, Classroom Signs, Behavior Management

My Classroom

So, I just realized that I never posted my classroom pictures. Yes, school started in August and it is now almost February...better late than never? This is probably the first year that I am truly happy with the way my room turned out. Last year I was in Montana the week before school so I felt rushed to get things ready, and every year before that I've had to switch rooms, which is always chaos. Here is the finished product. Reading Area with a Dr. Seuss poster that I made. another view of…

Story Bags :: Writing Center Activities and Kindergarten Lesson Plan Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Speech And Language, Teaching Tools, Writing Classes, Indoor Activities, Writing Ideas, Writing Prompts

Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag

We are starting to pull out some old standby activities for the upcoming stretch of indoor activities we will inevitably need. While giving our son’s closet a much needed overhaul, we repurposed some of those “treasures” that needed a new reason for being by making a few Story Bags.OK, so maybe the top photo doesn’t look like much of a transformation but after dredging through the heap of tiny toy-thingys we were able to make much better use of many of the items.

Teaching is a work of HEART!: Classroom Library Organization - students put a clothespin on the book tub they took a book out of. Classroom Organisation, Teacher Organization, Teacher Tools, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Setup, School Classroom, School Fun, Classroom Management, Organization Ideas

Classroom Organization

This is only my second year of teaching, but I am constantly looking for ways to keep myself more organized. I feel much better when I feel...

This pin as numerous ideas for writing, one of which is different songs about punctuation. Standard: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing 1st Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Punctuation, Punctuation Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Resources, Kindergarten Language Arts

Punctuation Song Posters

Teaching children how to use punctuation in their writing, and how to use punctuation to read with fluency in reading, is an expectation of the Common Core. This free download is just what you need to help teach your kiddos this important skill in a fun way! Included here are seven punctuation so...

Do you love and use anchor charts as much as I do? Then you are going to love these Must Make Kindergarten Anchor Charts! Why anchor charts in Kindergarten? I use anchor charts almost every day a Ela Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Schema Anchor Chart, Anchor Charts First Grade, Kindergarten Reading Strategies, Metacognition Anchor Charts, Reading Comprehension Strategies, Kindergarten Rocks, Reading Lessons

Anchor Charts

I never really used anchor charts and if I did they were just plain old boring. I never realized they were boring until I discovered pinterest. I thought "Man, my anchor charts are blaaah, compared to these!" So the creative person in me said "Move over sista, it's time for the real star to shine!" HAHAHA I really don't think THAT highly of myself, maybe just a little. This year our school mandated that we have anchor charts displayed in our classroom AND it needed to be student interacted…

KEEP CALM and pretend it's on the lesson plan . I think all my teacher friends need this :)

KEEP CALM and pretend it's on the lesson plan Acrylic Tumbler

*** Current Production Time is 2 WEEKS *** One of our most popular items! This listing is for one 16 oz. "KEEP CALM AND PRETEND IT'S ON THE LESSON PLAN" clear acrylic tumbler. Please include the following information when ordering: 1 - color of text ( see chart in side photos) 2 - Optional - Personalization. Include name and font choice (see font list in side photos) Handwashing recommended. BPA-free. Bow is not included. Discounts given on 4 or more. Please message us if interested.

First Grade Fresh: ABC/ Word Study Task Cards and Anchor Charts - anchor chart gives a definition of the word "inferences"- "figuring out something that wasn't completely explained in the story" and "using clues to make a good guess. Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Learning, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Close Reading, Reading Tips, Student Teaching

ABC/ Word Study Task Cards and Anchor Charts

Hi Ladies! Someone recently asked me if I could split up my Literacy Workstation Task cards. So, last night I worked on splitting up the cards. I added the ABC/ Word Study Task Cards last night. However, I am going to add some more cards to each of the packets so please let me know if there is certain task you would like to see. Click here to go to my TpT store. Also, here are some classroom Anchor Charts I have created with the class lately! Below are pictures of the anchor charts we made…

 Great for Kindergarten students! Those CRAZY b's & d's! Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Teaching Phonics, Kindergarten Literacy, Future Classroom, Classroom Decor, Kids Education, Education Policy, Fun Learning

Writing Helpers

I posted about this earlier, but I wanted to share it again because I have had several people ask about it. I created this fun little poster to help my students remember the difference between a "b" and a "d." I like to make things real for them so we all stand up and act out our little saying. "b's have bellies and d's don't" We pat our bellies and then pat our backsides! :) This cute little poster, Those Crazy b's and d's, is available on TPT in PDF or JPeg format. My kids crack up every…

Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations:old chair, ripped up book pages, tissue paper, mod podge Classroom Projects, New Classroom, Classroom Design, Classroom Decor, Craft Projects, Classroom Chair, Classroom Birthday, Classroom Routines, Welding Projects

Feeling Crafty? CHECK OUT MY NEW CLASSROOM PROJECTS!

Pin It Ok so I have been feeling awfully crafty lately due to my new obsession that begins with a "P"...can you guess?? Yes PINTEREST . Pin...

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Listening Response Sheets

Are you in need of some general response sheets for your Listening Center? Here are two response sheets you can use with any fiction book. Click on either pic to download! Hope you enjoy! Laura

Printables for BOB Books Set 1 Book 10 Peg and Ted In Lieu of Preschool Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Literacy Centers, Learning Time, Kids Learning

...how a former teacher and her two little ones do preschool at home!

Former elementary and reading teacher doing preschool homeschool style with my own little ones. We share arts and crafts, educational activities, play and sensory ideas, free printables, book recommendations, product reviews, holiday activities, parenting tips, and more! Perfect for parents, grandparents, daycare providers, homeschoolers, and elementary school and Sunday school teachers!

The Three Little Pigs Activity Los tres cerditos: actividad con las casas. Fairy Tale Activities, Rhyming Activities, Book Activities, Nursery Rhymes Preschool, Nursery Rhyme Theme, Fairy Tale Crafts, Fairy Tale Theme, Fairy Tales Unit, Traditional Tales

Theme of the Week: Fairy Tales

My girls don't go to formal preschool, but I like to create a sort of preschool-like routine at home. We have what we call "Theme of the Week". Here is how our "Theme of the Week" works. So each week we have a topic we focus on in addition to a letter, number, working on shapes, colors, talking about weather and the calendar, etc. So this week the theme is: FAIRY TALES The nice thing about this theme is there is no shortage of books about the topic. In fact, because there are SO many books…