We've all seen these awesome Reading Strategies before.... but what I hadn't seen was actual Lessons & Activities to teach them to my students! So... here they are!
This unit is designed to be completed in a week. Each lesson has a
"Starting Second Grade off Right" is a fabulous unit to teach Good Character Traits at the beginning (or middle or end) of the school year. After many years of starting school with the same old books and activities, we decided it was time for a
One of my all time favorite book characters is Grace, created by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch. This unit is featured around 3 books:
These books are great read-alouds that provide extensive
I like to give my students different "writing tools". One of these tools is Rainbow Adjectives. When students write, I encourage them to paint a picture with their words. It is always better to be more descriptive when using color words. Rather
This is a small sampling of some of the activities included in our "Starting Second Grade off Right" character education unit plan.
Included in this freebie are:
-ABC order of good character traits
-sorting of characteristics of the six
What's the Problem?!? is a math activity that you can use whole-group or in a math center. This is a higher-order thinking activity where students have to create their own word problems for the answers that are given. I personally use this in a