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FREE! Writing Narrative Endings Printable anchor chart- Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini

Writing Narrative Endings - Young Teacher Love

I have to be honest. Teaching writing is tough. Each year, I set out to build a community of writers, and it is no easy task. One of the toughest things for my students is writing endings. They always start out with catchy beginnings only to get bogged down and just stop at the end. […]

Do you teach your students about growth mindset? Are you aware of the benefits of using positive affirmations? Combine these two powerful approaches and transform student achievement! Easy to use for teachers and super beneficial for students, these 22 affirmation posters and corresponding cards will challenge your students thinking about their abilities and their potential.

Growth Mindset Affirmations

Do you teach your students about growth mindset? Are you aware of the benefits of using positive affirmations? Combine these two powerful approaches and transform student achievement! Easy to use for teachers and super beneficial for students, these 22 affirmation posters and corresponding cards will challenge your students thinking about their abilities and their potential.

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Reading Strategies Anchor Charts and Posters for Distance Learning

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Such a simple idea for Greek and Latin Roots!!! Posting the root word wheel outside of my door, it acts as a “Password” as my 5th graders enter into my classroom. Each morning, students lead a simple, 3-5 minute activity working with our root - recording it, listing it, picturing it, chanting it, and teaching it.

Greek and Latin Root of the Week {Rolodex & Daily Practice Activities}

Such a simple idea for Greek and Latin Roots!!! Posting the root word wheel outside of my door, it acts as a “Password” as my 5th graders enter into my classroom. Each morning, students lead a simple, 3-5 minute activity working with our root - recording it, listing it, picturing it, chanting it, and teaching it.

Saturday Morning Coffee and Common Core: Going for Gold: An Homage to Effort

Going for Gold: An Homage to Effort

One School's Focus on Grit and Resilience photo courtesy of Hubspot Before you begin reading, predict the numbers that complete this equation. Intelligence =_____% effort vs. _____% ability* Consider this quote from Michael Jordan: "I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot. . .and missed. I've failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan (1997 Nike…

Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher Blog: What are you learning?...Clues for Main Idea Anchor Chart...2

What are you learning?

Main Idea. That is what we are learning about in room 117 this week. Luckily, my 6th graders have been covering Main Idea for several years ...

A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Does anyone else feel like anchor charts are like teacher eye candy??? We are loving this one as we learn about author's purpose this week!

Angie Olson on Instagram: “Does anyone else feel like anchor charts are like teacher eye candy??? We are loving this one as we learn about author's purpose this week!”

517 Likes, 31 Comments - Angie Olson (@luckylittlelearners) on Instagram: “Does anyone else feel like anchor charts are like teacher eye candy??? We are loving this one as we…”

This acronym will help students remember to relax and use test-taking strategies. Use as a poster or a handout.

RELAX Test-taking Strategies

This acronym will help your students remember to relax and use test-taking strategies. Use as a poster or a handout.

5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension.

Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans - Teaching Ideas 4U by Amy Mezni

5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension.

Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Chart Featuring 6 Reading Comprehension Strategies

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Anchor Charts: A Story Map of Learning

The Literacy Effect

Each school year a unique mix of middle school students enter the doors of my classroom. Each with a story, each with different strengths...

There are several ways to engage learners in the classroom. Here are a few ideas if you get stuck.

Student Centered Instructional Methods

There are several ways to engage learners in the classroom. Here are a few ideas if you get stuck.