So…let’s be honest.  I LOVE to have my students write.  I REALLY do!  Especially when there’s a cross curricular connection and a craft.  It’s the perfect afternoon activity because we can get lost in the creativity of it.   You can see your students truly owning their learning and expressing it through their writing.  But that’s …

Making Writing Portfolios

Making Writing Portfolios - Tunstalls Teaching Tidbits - easy and cute way to put together writing portfolios

writing to put above reading corner

Clutter-Free Classroom Writing Center - lots of other cute writing center ideas, i just LOVE this board!

Kindergarten Smiles: Work on Writing. Great idea for themes word folders.  Also great ideas to have at the center! packets$

Kindergarten Smiles: Work on Writing. Good idea: Thematic word folders instead of junking up your word wall with everything.

The Sequel - A Writing Prompt

The Sequel – A Writing Prompt

After you finish reading a book to the class (novel, short story or picture book) brainstorm with the class what they think happens to the characters next.

Blends and Digraphs {freebie}

Powers of 10 Math Face Off 5.NBT.2

Blends and Digraphs - freebie contains work for blends and digraphs, including beginning sound, word identification and cut and paste sorts.