A Powerpoint presentation explaining the difference between warm and cool colors and how they make the viewer feel. Students look at famous pieces of artwork using warm and cool colors and can discuss their feelings about each.
A sort to help students visualize and recognize responsibility in themselves and others. Students will decide whether cards have examples or non-examples of responsibility and then justify their thinking. They will also correct irresponsible
For All Subject Areas
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Cultural Activities
Sentences to use in a Mystery Bag activity about commas - including commas in a series, commas in dates, commas between cities and states, and commas in addresses. Cut the sentences apart and put them in a paper bag. Students pull out sentences
A Center time menu so that students can choose activities that interest them, keep track of their own work, and reflect on their behavior while doing it. This page is customizable for your own Centers work and expectations. It becomes a system that
An activity for constructing new words, defining them, and using them in context. Affixes chosen are based on the former California Content Standards for 3rd grade, however the activity continues to serve as great practice in constructing new words
A self-reflection form for use as a classroom management tool. My students would first get a warning, then fill out the reflection form while taking a break, and finally, if the behavior continued, get the form signed by a parent/guardian. It was
This bundle includes a 1-Week Plan for the launch of Literature Circles in my 4th grade classroom. Also included are the reflection sheets and ballots to be used when assigning books and the prep sheets for all Literature Circle jobs (Discussion
A sort to help invest kids in each part of their day by showing them the reason behind what they do; adaptable for your own classroom schedule. Includes student sort cards, example sort cards to be used by the teacher, a recording sheet for
A cover page and bar graph template to insert in students' Big Goal folders. Math standards or skills are written along the bottom axis and each student fills in the bar graph to track his/her progress on quizzes relating to those standards or
A 3-week unit on bullying, how to recognize it, and how to stop it. The bundle includes a 3-week unit plan with objectives and 30-40 minutes per day of activities. Also included are exit tickets for most days.