Christmas can be such a busy time of year, and sometimes it can be tricky to find time to do the "fun stuff" with your class along with everything else that needs to be done before the holiday break- and getting Christmas shopping done for your own family! But, here is an idea that is pretty easy to integrate into any elementary classroom: Secret Santa Writer's Workshop! (notice: this post … [Read more...] about Secret Santa Writing: A Christmas Service Learning Activity to build Classroom Community
I have finished updating my Thanksgiving products from last year, and boy does it feel good! I've come a long way since I opened my Teachers pay Teachers store just over a year ago. These products now have improved graphics and fonts, and they feel just like brand new products for me! I also added a brand NEW Thanksgiving product. am so excited to share!(notice: affiliate links in this … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Fractions, Area and Circumference, and Punny Cards!
Are you going to be substitute teaching this year? Substitute teaching can be a lot of fun, but it is also the type of job where you need to be ready to jump right in every day! How can you be sure to be prepared for every single day?It is a great idea to be prepared with lesson plans in case you are left without enough, or worse, no plans for the day! When I was subbing last school year, there … [Read more...] about Be a Prepared Substitute Teacher!
Will you be teaching your students about informational text features this year? Grab this new freebie from my Teachers pay Teachers store! It comes with these two worksheets for your students to review informational text features:Using Table of Contents and Index Worksheet: This worksheet will help your students understand the difference between the table of contents and index and how to … [Read more...] about Free Informational Text Worksheets!
It's time to face the facts. If you walk into Target or Walmart, you'll see their back to school sales are in full swing. Like it or not, it's a fact that back to school is coming up! It's time to start thinking of some fun gift ideas for your new students and coworkers! (Notice: this post contains affiliate links for your convenience). Here are 5 "Punny" back to school gift ideas for … [Read more...] about 5 Punny Back to School Gift Ideas