The Minimalist Teacher

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Designed as an easy quick activity for researching a state. This worksheet asks for students to use their research skills to find the state, flag, population, when it was founded, and three other facts about the state. See how many a student can
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Designed for a third grade Montessori classroom, this can be used even for fourth and fifth grade students. The cards are designed to stay in a literacy center with the documents attached and completed in journals. Simple print the document out,
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After relentless searching of the perfect opinion writing template, I created this one. Keeping the minimlaist theme, I left out the "cute" templates and instead created something that was simple to read, use, understand, and most importantly, easy
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Description edited from Wikipedia.com: The game Make 24 is an arithmetical card game in which the object is to find a way to manipulate four integers so that the end result is 24. Operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or
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This is a lesson plan chart that I like to use. I want to share it for FREE with TpT. If you like your planning arranged in a chart form so you can see it all, this is for you. I also left it in word so that it can be edited and typed in word,
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UPDATED COVER In celebration of 2,000 downloads, I made a more colorful and inviting cover. Do not worry, the content is the same. Building on student reading strategies in a small group setting, this is a great resource for students of all
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Created for the 2005 version of Guess Who by Hasbro With faces that students in grades fifth and up should be able to recognize based upon Kentucky State Standards. Simply print the 24 games pieces a total of three times. Print the pieces onto
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Need a collection of Sight Word Centers for your first graders? Then look no further. The colleciton is one print off with four games: Roll It - Roll cubes and write the words Type It - Type the words Write It - Rainbow write the words Build It -
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This Math powerpoint can be edited but can be used easily in any classroom. It is designed based on a math center rotation used in my own classroom. The slides will allow students to follow along and rotate to the different centers without guidance
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**NOW UPDATED TO ADD SOCIAL STUDIES AS A SUBJECT AREA** Attach these weekly progress reports to student work and send home every week. Helps parents keep track of where students are on a weekly basis. Save paper with two reports to a
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Take notes when conferring with students on their reading. Refer to the notes the next time you talk to them to track their progress. Layout is simple and allows the user to use the document in the way best suited for them. Clean simple
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Confer with students on their writing. Keep this form handy to keep track of comments made to students. Simple to use. Use with any grade If you like this, download the form for the Reading Conferences in my store.
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Used in a first grade classroom, these templates allow you to choose a template best for your classroom. This was created based on the requests of another teacher and edited to fit a variety of situations in her classroom. Choose from three,
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Use to conference a student on ANYTHING. Keep these on hand and write in the boxes anything you conference with the student about. Great for many ages. Good resource to keep on hand for collecting student data,
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Use this PowerPoint to help you create your own PowerPoint presentation for you Language Arts group. The centers are examples of centers that I used in my classroom. You will want to change things around to fit your expectations best in your
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Students cut and paste the corresponding subtration and addition problems together. Simple desgin. Easy to use.
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Grab a bucket and some small pieces of paper. Write nonsense words on some pieces and sight workds on the others. Have the students unwrap the words to determine if it is a nonsense word (trick) or a real word (treat) and write it down. Easy to
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Designed as a homework sheet to be sent home weekly, this reading response sheet is easy to grade and fun for students to complete. Keep track of what they are reading and develop close reading skills. Created for fiction reading. Cute
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This is the second set of response boxes with new questions added. Add it to the rotation of homework response questions. No grading or rubric is included on these reading response boxes. Download the first set in my store. Enjoy.
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Keep the students busy as you read The Wartville Wizard. Students will keep track of times the story mentions things that can or cannot be recycled and the students come up with an idea to deal with the community's littering problem. Ties in well
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Curriculum Writing, Children's Museums, Substitute Teaching, First Grade Teacher, Montessori Teacher, Third Grade Teacher, School Media Specialist

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