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Posts Made By: KatSkratch
Board: Fourth Grade 08-20-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Historygirl24

I love the way you phrased that phone call home to the parent!Every year, I say I will make whmore positive phone calls, but every year, I get so bogged down in work that I never make as many as I...
Board: Fourth Grade 08-20-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By KatSkratch
A kinesthetic idea

I teach fourth, and my kids come already knowing the states of matter pretty well, but I always review the particles in each state. We go outside and I split up the class into solids, liquids, and...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 08-05-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Got Ziked!

I actually was able to attend a Dinah Zike presentation at a Science Conference last year and I was absolutely amazed. I had used foldables before...but not like she did it. She is very big on it...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 08-05-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By KatSkratch
cute idea!

I don't know if you are going with a certain animal paw print or any paw, but I'm partial to puppies. You could have a bunch of different types of animal paw prints, though.

How about "PAWS to...
Board: Fourth Grade 07-30-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Departmentalized- Math, Science...and Writing? Help!

Hey everyone! Our department is going back to departmentalization this year and I will be teaching Math and Science. Each teacher is teaching their own Writing. I am used to being self-contained, so...
Board: Fourth Grade 07-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Frame Games

I used to include a couple of fun facts on my weekly newsletter, but I would spend a lot longer than I care to admit searching for facts that I thought were interesting and appropriate and correct!...
Board: Fourth Grade 07-06-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Sideways Stories

Sideways Stories from Wayside School. My kids really get into it, and it's really funny/crazy. Last year, after lunch, I overheard my students giving each other names from the book. It was a...
Board: Fourth Grade 07-06-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By KatSkratch
LawrenceRose- Conduct sheet

Hey LawrenceRose- sorry it took so long! The file ended up being on my school computer, so I couldn't get to it for a while.

I'd like to see yours as well; it may help to modify my own.
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Board: Fourth Grade 06-04-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Wednesday

LawrenceRose- No problem, I'm happy to share! It is very basic and as simple as I could possibly make it. It's on my flash drive, though, and I've been doing proteacher stuff from my Tablet. I...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-31-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Author Studies

are my favorite. Maybe you could pick an author?

Louis Sachar would be my pick, because you could do the Sideways Stories books and There's a Boy in the Girls Bathroom or the Marvin Redpost...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-31-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Four days too late!

I did this last week with my kids, only we made construction paper flowers and wrote on the flower. Then we put those in flower pots, which was a flower pot cut out glued to construction paper with...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-31-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Um, you know, like exercise

I was on the debate team in high school, and we did an activity one year that has always stuck with me. We had a random topic (mine was green, but there was also sunflower, tomato, really random,...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 05-28-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Google!

If you Google "first day of school checklist for teachers," the first few links have good questions and checklists. Congratulations and good luck!
Board: Fourth Grade 05-28-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Common Core- Transitional!

You don't happen to be in Louisiana, do you? Our state adopted the common core, but they have made a "transitional common core," which is supposed to be a way to ease us into the real thing and...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-28-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By KatSkratch
GinnyOliver, how did you use checks effectively? ...

GinnyOliver, how did you use checks effectively? I'll be teaching 60 students, so I'm thinking writing checks and waiting for them to write fines won't work. Did the banker take care of it all? oh,...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-26-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Classroom Economy??

I have been looking at the big classroom economy website and also the one that Mrs. Renz's website has. I didn't do it before because I was a new teacher and scared of managing it. Now I'm starting...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-26-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By KatSkratch
If you are allowed, colored copy paper. Great for...

If you are allowed, colored copy paper. Great for those important parent notes.

I don't know about must haves, but if you are requiring binders, pocket dividers are great because they can store...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-26-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Conduct Clipboard

One thing I saw at another school that worked really well is a conduct clipboard. It went to all the classes and enrichments with the class. They had different codes, like T for talking, GM for gum,...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-12-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Pinterest or tissue paper

I'm not artsy, but surely Pinterest has something cool.

One cheap craft I do every year is make butterflies from tissue paper. They have numerous colors of tissue paper in a big package at the...
Board: Fourth Grade 05-12-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By KatSkratch
Math/Science Inquiry

My department is going back to departmentalization next year, but I asked to do Math and Science instead of ELA this time. I love both subjects, but I'd really like to make it memorable and more...
Board: Math & Science 04-22-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By KatSkratch
No problem

Good luck with it!

Also, I though of this after- but our department head got a big book or pamphlet or brochure of something that had some activities included. It had the crawfish race idea in...
Board: Fourth Grade 04-22-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By KatSkratch
2nd time around

We are going back to departmentalization this year, but during my first year of teaching, we were also departmentalized. Here's some details and pros/cons that I hope helps:

The first time we did...
Board: Math & Science 04-21-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By KatSkratch
interactive moon phases

We don't have time for a big unit, but I usually just Google "intereactive moon phases," and "moon calendar," and show them that. Also, if I have time, we'll do that tradition Oreo moon phases...
Board: Math & Science 04-21-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By KatSkratch
60

We do 60 minutes, but if I add in daily Math and the review, it's probably around 80. I have a hard time just getting the regular lesson in. I'd love to have time to get in some small group or...
Board: Math & Science 04-21-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By KatSkratch
I love this!

Thanks for sharing! I teach 4th grade, so I can definitely use this!



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