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a Zero: Reinforcing student responsibility and giving them ownership in the process of improving their work habits.Taking a Zero: Reinforcing student responsibility and giving them ownership in the process of improving their work habits. Middle School Classroom, Middle School Science, Beginning Of School, Middle School Homework, Middle School Rules, Highschool Classroom Rules, Middle School Behavior, School Forms, School Life

Take Ten! Classroom Rules!

So I've been doing a lot of reading this summer! Namely--- the FANTASTICALLY STUPENDOUS-- Ron Clark. I read his books and feel like a LOUSY teacher-- but he ignites in me a desire to do SO MUCH BETTER than I ever thought I could before! These two are my favorites of his! He does SUCH a great job of offering encouragement and purpose! When you read his essential rules, he adds purpose, and he talks about the importance of the rules coming from a desire to see students be the best version of…

Strategies for Teaching Kids How to Have REAL Discussions - Great prep for literature circles! Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, How To Teach Kids, Literature Circles, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Inspiration, Cooperative Learning

Teaching Kids How to Have REAL Discussions

As you know from your own discussions, a great conversationalist is someone who really listens to others and who demonstrates this by linking his or her ideas to those of others in the group. This skill is so important that it's stated in the Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards for collaborative discussion at almost every grade level. Read this post for tips about how to teach kids to have meaningful discussions.

The Literary Maven: Successful Socratic Seminars: Help Students Prepare, Participate & Reflect on Classroom Discussions Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Socratic Method, English Classroom, English Teachers, Secondary Teacher, High School English

The Literary Maven: Successful Socratic Seminars: Help Students Prepare, Participate & Reflect on Classroom Discussions

Are you thinking about holding a socratic seminar in your classroom? Or maybe your last whole class discussion didn't work out so well? Read on for why fishbowl discussions are the way to go and how to help students prepare for, participate in, and reflect on class discussions.

Free ebook on the Book of Virtues that contains a daily schedule and many worksheets. The Book of Virtues Project is for those who would like to learn from the book as a unit study or lapbook project. Bible Character Study, Teaching Character, Character Education, Character Development, Primary Lessons, Bible Lessons, Bible Study For Kids, Homeschool Curriculum, Homeschooling

Book of Virtues

Lesson Plan Twinklemom's Primary Lesson Plan Individual Unit Download Unit 1: Self Discipline Unit 2: Compassion Unit 3: Responsibility Unit 4: Friendship Unit 5: Work Unit 6: Courage Unit 7:...

These printables are awesome! FREE Presidential Copywork with Gilbert Stuart Paintings Gilbert Stuart, History For Kids, Modern History, Worksheets For Kids, Lesson Plans, American History, Homeschool, Teaching, Education

Presidential Copywork with Gilbert Stuart Paintings-Plus Timeline Roundup 1755 - Blessed Beyond A Doubt

Did you know August is American Artist Appreciation Month? I never found art interesting until I took […]

Cursive copywork for homeschool Copycat Books Logo Free Handwriting, Handwriting Styles, Penmanship Practice, States And Capitals, Book Logo, Ancient Egypt, Language Arts, Free Printables, Copycat

FREE Cursive Printables

Free printable pages with cursive copywork models written in traditional, modern, italic, and HWT handwriting styles.

HOTS Question Cards - Here's a freebie to support higher order thinking skills (HOTS) in your classroom! There are six pages of question stems (one page for each level) Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Higher Level Questioning, Question Stems, Depth Of Knowledge, Elementary Education, Classical Education, Higher Order Thinking, Math Questions

HOTS Question Cards

Here's a FREE resource that supports higher order thinking skills (HOTS) in your classroom! There are six pages of question stems aligned with the Bloom's Taxonomy (revised), plus storage labels. This is a colorful way to make sure you're using a variety of questions during classroom discussions.Loo...

Research shows that students who write goals and create action plans outperform those who dont. The Goal Tracker is half-page booklet students can. School Resources, Teaching Resources, Classroom Organization, Classroom Ideas, Goal Tracking, Staff Morale, Visible Learning, Classical Education, Executive Functioning

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Browse over 300 educational resources created by Laura Candler in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Here are 8 ready-to-use worksheets to use with famous quotes plus an idea sheet with more ways to use them! FREE Quotes in the Classroom - 8 Activities for Using Famous Quotes! FREE Quote of the Day Use this worksheet with a quote displayed on the board. Classroom Quotes, Classroom Freebies, Teacher Quotes, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Teacher Funnies, Science Classroom, Classroom Activities, Teaching Materials

Famous Quotes Worksheets Distance Learning

Here are 8 ready-to-use worksheets to use with famous quotes plus an idea sheet with more ways to use them! FREE Quotes in the Classroom - 8 Activities for Using Famous Quotes! FREE Quote of the Day Use this worksheet with a quote displayed on the board. This would be great to use daily as morn...

Handwriting Analysis – Handwriting Is Brain Writing – Improve Handwriting Handwriting Analysis, Cursive Handwriting, Cursive Letters, Handwriting Practice, Penmanship, Learning To Write, Student Learning, Learning Activities, Logic Of English

Why Teach Cursive First

As a culture we have been mistakenly led to believe that manuscript is easier for students to learn than cursive. By reserving cursive for third grade we have given a whole generation the false impression that cursive is the “adult” form of handwriting and printing is simpler. However, this is simply not the case. Cursive has six primary advantages over manuscript:

Paul Revere Word Problems FREEBIE Common Core Math - Grade This file includes 5 math word problems about Paul Revere and his family that reinf. 3rd Grade Social Studies, Third Grade Science, Teaching Social Studies, 3rd Grade Math, Grade 3, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Math Classroom, Classroom Ideas

Paul Revere Word Problems FREEBIE - Common Core 3rd Grade Math

Paul Revere Word Problems FREEBIE Common Core Math - 3rd Grade This file includes 5 math word problems about Paul Revere and his family that reinforce 3rd grade Common Core Math Standards. They were created to compliment our 3rd grader's study of Paul Revere in Social Studies. Each word problem is ...

Teaching In The Fast Lane: 50 Student Rewards That Don't Cost a Thing Student Rewards, Student Behavior, Attendance Incentives, Behavior Plans, Classroom Behavior Management, Behaviour Management, Class Management, Free Classroom Rewards, Classroom Economy

50 Student Rewards That Don't Cost a Thing

50 student rewards that don't cost a thing-don't break the bank reinforcing your students' positive behaviors!

These PowerPoint flash cards work like traditional flash cards except instead of using plain ol' text, these flash cards use interesting, colorful, funny images and animations to teach your students the meaning of academic word roots.How does it work? Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Language Arts, Vocabulary Activities, Teaching Reading, Speech And Language, Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Latin

Greek Roots Interactive Flash Cards

These Greek & Latin roots PowerPoint flash cards work like traditional flash cards except instead of using plain ol' text, these flash cards use interesting, colorful, funny images and animations to teach your students the meaning of Greek and Latin roots.How does it work?Write the ten Greek &am...

Memorial Day, Symbols of Freedom, Facts, Fill Ins, Research Interactive Fan Reading Lessons, Piano Lessons, Symbols Of Freedom, Middle School Writing, Social Studies Classroom, English Language Arts, Interactive Notebooks, Interactive Activities, High School Students

Memorial Day, Symbols of Freedom, Facts, Fill Ins, Research Interactive Fan

SYMBOLS OF FREEDOM, FACTS, FILL INS, RESEARCH INTERACTIVE FAN | American History | This new Memorial Day Symbols of Freedom learning tool is so much fun and loaded with visuals to boost your reading lessons.

“Socratic Seminar Teacher Observations (Summary)” is designed as a guide to enable a teacher to quickly document individual student performance on key parameters and summarize whole class performance. Five behavioral objectives are clearly stated. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Teaching Literature, School Resources, Teacher Resources, Ap Language, Spanish Language, French Language

Socratic Circle Teacher Observations (Summary)

This "Socratic Seminar Teacher Observations (Summary)" is designed as a guide to enable a teacher to quickly document individual student performance on key parameters and summarize whole class performance. Five behavioral objectives are clearly stated. The guide also includes an area for debriefin...