Blurts Hurt - Classroom Management Tips

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This Blurt Hurts set is part our Classroom Management Tips series. Look for Pro Teacher Tips in this product!

Do students blurt while you're teaching? Do they talk over you and interrupt while you are teaching? Sometimes students don't understand that it's hard for teachers to teach when someone is talking over them! Use Sammy the Seagull's story and game to teach your students how it feels to be interrupted. Blurts Hurt! Discussion questions included.

Who is Mrs. Hanks? Mrs. Hanks is one of the team members at Cara from Montara. She has taught elementary school for over 20 years. The tips and tricks shared in this series are the successful strategies she's picked along the way. Join her as she shares what she's learned!

Use all year long! Revisit Sammy's story as needed.

Simply print, and it's ready to use! Detailed directions are included!


  • Teacher Suggestions and Pro Teacher Tips
  • Sammy the Seagull's Story and Game
  • Sammy's Animal Fun Tag (just like BRAG TAGS0
  • Fun facts about seagulls
  • #sneakinSCIENCE - includes lots of simple ideas to quickly sneak science into your classroom

Poster, short story, and discussion questions AND fun seagull fact sheet included!

Our clip art is lovingly drawn using watercolors and colored pencils by one of our team members. To learn more about our unique clip art, check out my blog post here.

Please be respectful of our clipart and follow our product guidelines. You may use this in your classroom, but you may not copy it or send it in any way. Thanks for your support and LOVE!

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Total Pages
4 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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