paper plate stencils> pencil control- This idea is much easier for crayons or pencils. I think my girls will feel more confident about doing stenciling with the paper plates verses the small plastic stencils they have used in the past.
I could use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I could have the students sit in a circle or break them up into small groups and work on the ice breaker together.
Addressing counter arguments in essays what do you do to book One of the most common purposes of counter-argument is to address positions. In that book Loewen makes. What makes a good counter-argument?
Teach and motivate your students to use different voice levels depending on the place or activity. There are 2 different colour versions. There is also a Spanish version (Niveles de voz) and a bilingual version (Voice levels bilingual) in the store.
Might be a good way to start the year (especially if you have a lot of new students). I would allow students to pick some maybe) that they are willing to have shared. Then you could use it as an ice breaker also ~ Nice prompts for back to school.