Teachers Notebook- Early Finisher activities

Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping. When they complete a row, column, or diagonal REWARD!

Free! List of Adjectives

List of Adjectives for Bulletin Boards or Journals

Designed for students to complete independently or in small groups.  (Art Projects, Brain Teasers, Content Review, Critical Thinking, Flash Cards, Graphic Organizers, Interest Centers, Journal Writing, Learning Contracts, Logic Puzzles, Online Activities, Pre-Assessment, Reflection Tools, Silent Reading, Word Puzzles)  #AnchoringActivities  Website: http://www.foridahoteachers.org/anchor_activities.htm

Resources for Teachers - Using assessment data and other tools and information to improve instruction for students

Anchor activities have changed my life! Seriously!   It keeps students working continuously working on meaningful enrichment.  I have included a question and answer page, a list of activities that students can choose from and a learning contract.You have to try this!

Anchor Activities for Language Arts

This is so awesome! No more, "I'm finished. They will always have work to do!

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Earth Day...  what i hope our posters will look like. but probably not haha

Our Earth, Our Home (SS) Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site! what i hope our posters will look like.

I love this because it specifys exactly what the students should do and identifies things that have consequences so there are no surprises    With some adaptation this could be good for homeschooling too.

ANCHOR CHARTS: Use with the book The Peaceful Classroom by Naomi Drew and the No, David books by David Shannon to set up classroom rules and distinguish a peacemaker from a peacebreaker.

First Day Activities: Class Rules and Time Capsules

"class rules with student signatures -- first day of school" . this is a good idea. I love the idea of having the kids sign it.

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Thinking Critically

Critical Thinking Toolkit Infographic- these are the types of questions a critical thinker is asking when working through inquiries.