These pages are great for being observed and having an answer to the question, “How will you evaluate this lesson?” Student and teacher rubrics and story mapping drawing and writing page included. See a short blog post here.
Beginning, Middle, and End: Story Writing, 250 PDF pages
Instructional pages for teacher use, student writing pages, and rubric. Includes foldables and a kindergarten writing printable.
See a blog post at this link.
*See also the PowerPoint version of this same lesson.
*See also the SMART Board version of this same lesson.
*See also the grade 2 printable.
Free Growth and Fixed Mindset Back to School Letter Size Posters
These letter-sized teaching posters help illustrate how having a growth mindset helps students achieve more, and that a fixed mindset will limit potential. The pictures are easy to understand and the wording is kid-friendly and short.
See a blog post and short video that can be shown to students here.
Grade 2 Editable Writing Through the Year Illustrated Writing Pages and Rubrics
FREEBIE IN PREVIEW PDF
See a blog post about this product in use at this link.
This PDF has a variety of illustrated writing pages with school year themes, writing rubrics, and student work covers.See a blog post about this product here.
FREE About the Author PDF with Vocabulary Pages Black and white printable includes:
2 options for about the author pages to add to any writing project
4 pages of vocabulary to help students write their author pages, which may be added to student writing resource folders
Illustrated word banks with student interest vocabulary
Substitute Plans: ABC Order Sub Day, all materials included, PDF of 177 pages
Available in the Wise Owl Factory Premium eMember area
*73 slides Notebook File for SMART Board lesson
*ENOUGH MATERIALS FOR 2 SUB DAYS
*See also the teacher version (not for substitutes).
*See also the PDF only Sub day version
Free First Grade Surveys and Make My Own Graph, Sports Theme
This printable has a directions page, three different surveys, pages for creating the results on graphs, and a generic option for student use. These pages will help students work towards the CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.MD.C.4 standard.
Asking Questions Strategy Posters and Printable Work Pages No Prep and SMART Board notebook file
Please see the free preview for images of pages included in this file, as well as a free page.
This asking questions strategy product has letter sized teaching posters as well as printable work pages. It is a print and go no prep printable for large and small group reading comprehension sessions. It is for grades 1-3. Differentiation options are included. This link is to a blog post with further information.
Free Gentle Version of Chicken Little Reader’s Theater Script
This printable Chicken Little reader’s theater script is a “gentle version” with a fun ending. There are 8 cast members. Three parts are for more independent readers, and five are for more emergent readers as the lines are repetitious.
Editable A to Z School Year Memory Booklet for K-2
This printable is editable for teachers who may wish to type in memories for students to illustrate with drawings and/or photos.
By starting this booklet in the fall and working on it after events, field trips, and other learning . . . the end of the school year will be easier as the book will then be almost finished at that time.
Free Fire Safety Count and Graph Pre-K thru Grade 1
Free count and graph activities in color and in black and white. Students may use objects to record answers on the recording pages, or the pages may be placed in plastic sleeve protectors for use with dry markers.
See a blog post with more information here
Bear Theme Puzzles Skip Counting 1-10 and Fry Words 1a and 1b Sentences
Photos of real bears puzzles for your math and reading centers. Students put the puzzles together using skip counting or reading fry word levels 1a and 1b. The answer key is the PDF which shows the puzzles in order. 42 pages of puzzle fun!
Free Skip Counting Animal Puzzles, Count by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10
This is a set of nine picture puzzles for skip counting practice. They are self-correcting. The animal theme will engage learners and offer guided practice as the final picture will control for errors.
Skip Counting Puppy Puzzles, Count by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 See free sample page in preview
This is a set of eighteen puppy picture puzzles for skip counting practice. They are self-correcting. The puppy theme will engage learners and offer guided practice as the final picture will control for errors.
Visual Schedule Preschool Cards
This printable PDF has pages with real photos and also pages with clip art of children and home activities.
Face Parts and Feelings Teaching Cards with Real Photos, Montessori Inspired
This printable PDF has real photos of parts of the face and different feelings that children should learn to recognize. When is someone sad? When is someone surprised? Of course, these cards would work with social skills lessons. See a blog post here with further information.
Free Editable Birthday Awards
For back to school, it is nice to have an editable set of birthday awards for the new class. These awards may be edited by typing in the blue spaces.
Synthesizing as a Reading Strategy PowerPoint Freebie in the Preview
The most difficult of the seven reading strategies is synthesizing. This introductory lesson helps explain the reading strategy.
Free Generic Mystery Writing with Interactive Student Notebook Foldables or ISN’s
This mystery writing activity includes interactive student notebook printable pages (foldables). Interactives for characters, setting, clues, detective tools are included. There is also a cover, a writing page, and student and teacher writing rubrics.
This is the free mini-pack of decision-making activities for groups or individual students for my decision-making product.
This free printable has a problem and a decision matrix to help solve the problem on each page. The PACED or other decision-making models may be used in conjunction with these pages.
See blog post with further information at this link.
Decision Making Grade 4 Personal, Family, School, Community Available in our Premium eMember area
*Introduction to Decision Making
*PowerPoint Presentation about decision making at different levels
*PDF of PowerPoint presentation for teacher use
*Decision making word lists, see sample in the preview
*Student writing pages
See a blog post about the priced version here.
See blog post about the free version with further information at this link.
*Two printable pages of bookmarks in color, ten designs.
*One page of black and white bookmarks, 5 designs.
*One reading chart for February in black and white, and one in color
*One counting and coloring page, a corresponding graphing page, and the answer key.
No preparation required, print or view and be ready to use this product.
There is a freebie in the preview.
This product includes ISN’s.
Owl Theme Classroom with calendar pieces, editable desk name topper, alphabet letter size posters, editable newsletter template, and classroom decor, total 230+ pages
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Free printable bookmarks, graphing doubles activity, and reading charts for March and St. Patrick’s Day. Instant download at the blog post on this site.
*Lion, lamb, weather bookmark (in color)
*St. Patrick’s Day and the word March bookmark (in color)
*St. Patrick’s Day and the word March bookmark (black and white)
*Spring birds, a rainbow, and a cloverleaf bookmark (in color)
*Math cubes and graphing, doubles facts (in color)
*St. Patrick’s theme reading chart (black and white)
*St. Patrick’s theme reading chart (in color)
Using ELMER AND THE DRAGON by Ruth Stiles Gannett, the “back-up and reread” strategy can be well demonstrated by teachers.
FREE winter theme PDF with seven pages including:
2 pages of bookmarks in color
1 page of black and white bookmarks
1 page penguin math cube
1 page penguin graphing
1 page reading record chart in color
1 page reading record chart, black and white
A YouTube video link with a demonstration is included in the PDF. Watch the video first, and then follow the steps on the PDF. Save this file to your computer so you will have the information each time you need to add a link to a TpT product description.
April Showers Theme Count and Graph with Differentiation, Make my Own Surveys, in our Premium Area
42 slides and 18 printable student pages, 24 birthday display pages, and 2 posters to print
There are 13 different Happy Birthday slides, and 14 different Star of the Week slides from which to pick.
Free December Bookmarks, Reading Charts, and Graphing
for K-11 page of Christmas lights theme bookmarks in color
1 page of Christmas lights theme bookmarks in black and white
1 page of Hanukkah theme bookmarks in color
1 page of Hanukkah theme bookmarks in black and white
1 page of Kwanzaa theme bookmarks in black and white
1 page Christmas lights theme reading chart in black and white
1 page Christmas lights theme reading chart in color
1 page counting and coloring decorations to graph
1 page graphing record
This Spring Count and Graph PDF has color and printing options. Freebie in preview Very little prep!
The 12 different graphing activities with answers, and differentiation options. Sections include:
St. Patrick’s Day graphing
Outdoor Fun graphing
First-grade graphing section
1 page black and white informational text/coloring
1 page in color informational text
1 page student work page Venn diagram
1 page teacher answer key Venn diagram
1 page bookmarks in color
1 page bookmarks in black and white
2 pages count and graph holidays around the world
All 3 Text Connections: Text-to-Self, Text-to-Text, and Text-to-World
79 page printable PDF
53 page writing project PDFList of books for Text-to-World Student PagesA CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER by Vera B. Williams
THE BIG WAVE by Pearl S. Buck
DEAR JUNO by Soyung Pak
THE EARTH AND I by Frank Asch
ON THE SAME DAY IN MARCH by Marilyn Singer
PING by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
This 127-page spring theme printable has activities, sentence sorting, play-dough work mats, games, a bulletin board display, and short emergent readers for expressive oral reading by paying attention to punctuation. This product is a full punctuation unit for your classroom.Read the blog post here for further information.
Free Easter Count and Graph
This free Easter Count and Graph PDF has pages to print in color and in black and white. The two activities are different. The color pages are color specific and do need to be printed in color. Specific counting and independent versions are included.Instant download at the blog post on this site.
This is a set of twelve tools on cards with pictures and labels. The free preview demonstrates the quality of the photos. These are vocabulary cards. The general purpose of Montessori 3-part cards are to enrich and enlarge a child’s vocabulary, and to aid in the understanding of the environment. See blog post at this link for more information.
Special Days in May Variety Pack for K-1 Print and Go Freebie in preview file.
Print and go special days in May activities includes the following:
*count and graph
*roll and graph
*word find and answer key
*Mother’s Day card
*maze and answer key
Always Free Cinco de Mayo Count and Graph and Roll and Graph
8 printable pages,
Use in plastic sleeves with dry erase markers or objects such as counters. The black and white student recording pages may be used as work pages, also.
The count and graph pages have answer keys included. Answers will vary for the roll and graph individual student independent activities.
This graphing printable has a Mother’s Day theme, and has color and black and white printing options. The counting pages have answer keys, and the individual roll and graph activities will have answers that vary. The color and black and white count and graph pages are different, offering 4 options for use.
Free Foldables: Frankie Dupont and the Mystery of Enderby Manor
by Julie Anne Grasso
This new book entitled FRANKIE DUPONT AND THE MYSTERY OF ENDERBY MANOR is for grades 3 and up. The story clues are very clever and higher level thinking is required for children to understand the plot and story resolution. A wonderful discussion would be possible with the interesting clues and plot twists.
Inclusive activity! This is an end of the year activity that could be approached in several ways:
1. The students simply ask others to sign
2. The class helps decide which names belong on which pages
3. The students ask specific students to sign in specific areas