This packet goes along with The Year of Billy Miller, the new book by Kevin Henkes about a second grader. This book is perfect for a beginning of the year read-aloud for a second grade class. The book is too high of a reading level for most second
Use these fitness station cards to get your students moving and make basic workouts seem manageable. Our school does not have a PE teacher, and we are on our own to create activities for our elementary classes. These can be used in short rotations
If your students are sick of practicing symmetry by dividing squares and hearts in half, let them practice with these fun worksheets.
This packet includes 10 different symmetry practice sheets with content ranging from cartoon characters to more
This file contains 58 different labels featuring both popular series, genres, and leveled fiction books.
Once printed, these fit perfectly on shoebox-sized bins (I use sterilite bins) and can be attached with tape or contact paper. They are
I created this to use with my students who rush through word problems in math. The idea is that each step of the bookmark is done with a different color - ideally a colored pencil but crayons or thin markers can be used as well. This forces
This packet features a spin-off of the Gingerbread Man story. Students read short passages that describe the escape of the Gingerbread Man, stopping to solve math problems that go along with his adventure.
The 13 math problems cover second grade
This file contains 12 different labels that correlate to Saxon math manipulatives. They fit perfectly on shoebox-sized bins (such as Sterilite or Rubbermaid) and can be attached with tape or contact paper.
Have students color these in to make your classroom's alphabet strip an original masterpiece!
Just print our the file and give one letter to each student during one of the first days. Encourage them to be creative as they color. I get them
Includes 10 different Word Work cards. These were designed for a second grade class but could be used in K-3. They can be used with weekly spelling words, sight words, or high-frequency word lists given to each student.
These can be printed full
A great activity for the first days of school. Prompts are easy enough for students to work independently while you have a chance to put supplies away and get students settled on the first day.
One option is to have students do this the first week,