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 Board: First Grade 11-24-2012, 03:31 PM Replies: 7   Posted By collinscrew Thanks everyone! This has been helpful! Thanks everyone! This has been helpful!
 Board: First Grade 11-12-2012, 12:38 PM Replies: 7   Posted By collinscrew Italy, England, Germany, France, Mexico, Holland-... Italy, England, Germany, France, Mexico, Holland- that's all I can remember right now. I plan on checking tomorrow at work to see what the rest are.
 Board: First Grade 11-11-2012, 07:23 PM Replies: 7   Posted By collinscrew Christmas Around the World I know it may seem early, but Christmas wii be upon us before we know it. We do a huge Christmas Around the World unit at our school in first grade. Each day we pretend to visit a different country...
 Board: First Grade 08-13-2012, 11:46 AM Replies: 6   Posted By collinscrew Supplies I label bins around the room too! It helps tremendously.
 Board: First Grade 08-13-2012, 11:43 AM Replies: 5   Posted By collinscrew Lowes If you haven't made them yet, take your crate in Lowe's with you and they will cut it to fit inside. Also I used a twin mattress topper for the foam. It was cheaper.
 Board: First Grade 07-07-2012, 05:58 PM Replies: 3   Posted By collinscrew Common Core Math Hey! We are starting Common Core in math this year. I need some help coming up with easy math stations to go with the core standards. I also don't need them to be too expensive to make or buy. Any...
 Board: First Grade 12-09-2011, 08:04 PM Replies: 9   Posted By collinscrew We have The students each bring a puzzle wrapped. We number the puzzles then have the students draw a number. They get the puzzle with the number on it that matches theirs.
 Board: First Grade 12-06-2011, 04:29 PM Replies: 7   Posted By collinscrew Saxon Our school uses Saxon math and we've always had high test scores! I think it's because it reviews skills instead of teaching by units. I love it! It can get a little boring, but that's when you use...
 Board: First Grade 10-23-2011, 06:06 PM Replies: 3   Posted By collinscrew Cute song Here is a cute song I use with short u. Where is short u, where is short u, Here I am, here I am, I am in a dump truck, lucky duck, and skunk bump, u-u-u, u-u-u (say the short u sound here)...
 Board: First Grade 10-23-2011, 05:59 PM Replies: 9   Posted By collinscrew Our school We all use IXL and love it! It is worth the cost because kids can do this at home and you have records of who has used it and when. They also get virtual prizes that they love. I love the fact that...
 Board: First Grade 10-16-2011, 06:05 PM Replies: 6   Posted By collinscrew Read this! Read The Greedy Triangle! Great for introducing/teaching shapes!
 Board: First Grade 10-01-2011, 04:10 PM Replies: 16   Posted By collinscrew Orf With my low students I start by having them work on sight words, blending, and phrasing from Fry phrases. I also start progress monitoring my students on ORF during October. I also do nonsense words...
 Board: First Grade 08-20-2011, 03:29 PM Replies: 10   Posted By collinscrew How about Daily Deliveries??? You are delivering notes, student work, etc. home to parents.
 Board: First Grade 08-20-2011, 03:11 PM Replies: 11   Posted By collinscrew Where to sit. I let my students choose where to sit. We also talk a lot about where to and where not to sit. I tell them that it is their "bubble spot". They must not pop the bubble by moving or getting too close...
 Board: First Grade 08-16-2011, 05:28 PM Replies: 8   Posted By collinscrew Wow! Okay, so I don't feel so bad sending so much home now! I thought it might have just been too much homework at my school! We do storytown too! It's great, but there's a lot to teach.
 Board: First Grade 08-15-2011, 05:46 PM Replies: 8   Posted By collinscrew How much homework do you give? What all does everyone send home for homework? I feel like we send too much! Math, sight words, take-home book, and baggy book every night. Plus they still have to study their spelling words for a...
 Board: First Grade 08-07-2011, 06:52 PM Replies: 69   Posted By collinscrew I have 22. For the teacher with 30, I'll be... I have 22. For the teacher with 30, I'll be praying for you!!!
 Board: First Grade 08-04-2011, 06:04 PM Replies: 7   Posted By collinscrew Library Mouse Sounds like a great book! Can't wait to get it and use it!
 Board: First Grade 08-04-2011, 06:01 PM Replies: 9   Posted By collinscrew Ghost Thanks! That's a start. I'd already planned on seating her across the room from the door. Just struggling with what to do with her while I'm teaching the others. I liked your ideas though. Thanks for...
 Board: First Grade 08-04-2011, 09:15 AM Replies: 16   Posted By collinscrew Love I love the idea of a book hospital! Definitely adding that to my classroom library! I also love all of the shelves the first poster had! Wish I had that much shelving! It's so colorful too, which I...
 Board: First Grade 08-03-2011, 07:57 PM Replies: 9   Posted By collinscrew Please help- class list So, I got my class list and I have a little girl with down syndrome. This is a first for me. She is already 7 and coming to 1st grade not knowing any letters or sounds. She doesn't behave very well...
 Board: First Grade 08-01-2011, 07:25 PM Replies: 85   Posted By collinscrew Tuscaloosa, AL Told today I have 21, but it could change. I have to get more desks. I only have 18 desks!
 Board: First Grade 07-29-2011, 04:23 PM Replies: 19   Posted By collinscrew Good to know! I am moving from 3rd to 1st. With my third graders I allowed them to sit where they wanted on the rug as long as they were paying attention. If they weren't then they got an assigned seat. I was...
 Board: First Grade 07-28-2011, 04:11 PM Replies: 8   Posted By collinscrew Makes sense now Thank you for explaining!
 Board: First Grade 07-28-2011, 03:52 AM Replies: 8   Posted By collinscrew ?? What exactly are live binders? How do you use them?