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Posts Made By: ksuwildcats
Board: ARCHIVE 10-15-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
idea

You could do an acrostic poem with the word PRINCIPAL, or with her name. Have the kids write it on pretty paper. Maybe accompany it with their own drawing of her. Then you could bind it into a book,...
Board: ARCHIVE 10-07-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
Color Poems

I am looking for someone to help. I found a color poem idea in the mailbox magazine. It is based on teh book My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss. Can anyone help me out with the plan, I'm not sure...
Board: ARCHIVE 10-06-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
reading aloud

Research shows that "cold" reading aloud does not help students with low comprehension or low fluency. This has been one strategy I learned and I have grown to love. It does help with their...
Board: ARCHIVE 10-03-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
so sorry!

I forgot to post a picture, but I'll describe it more. Take a brown piece of paper and have students make a bowl or you can cut them out before hand. Have them tear green paper to make the lettuce....
Board: ARCHIVE 10-03-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
The Great Gilly Hopkins

Does anyone have any resources for this book?
Board: ARCHIVE 10-01-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
stop it!

I feel hands on contact in that manner isn't appropriate. It just takes one student for them to take it too far and create a whole mess for the teacher. Great that they get along, just it is pushing...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-16-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
journal

You could always have them do a reading/writing journal where they respond to what they read. I normall don't send writing home for homework, we usually do that in class. As for reading, I've done...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-16-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
lessons

Right now in reading we are making main idea salads. The main idea goes in a salad bowl, the supporting details (3 of them) go as red, orange, and green dots in the bowl (with torn up green...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-16-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
ar

i've done bubble gum parties where those that make their goal get to chew gum, I have done a hat party (they can wear hats), microwave popcorn and pop, doughnuts, board games they bring from home,...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-08-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
morning work

I used teachercreated.com It has ebooks that you can buy they are about 12.00 and downloadable. It has daily reading for each grade and daily math problems. I REALLY like it and use them for my...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-07-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
website

At the mailbox.com you can do a search and they have printable minilessons that I loved! Hope that helps. I searched under the tab, the bookbag companion. I don't subscribe to that one, but it still...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-07-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
Yes!

Each year gets better. Just set small goals for yourself and do what you can. Don't try to save the world this year. I agree, don't stay late and work every weekend, you will become burnt out and...
Board: ARCHIVE 09-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
an idea

I don't have a story that does that. But I do have a story called Wondney the Wat. It is about a little boy Rodney that is a rat, but has a speech impediment and there is another student that makes...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-28-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
log

I don't use weekly or monthly. I have found they just didn't work. I give a small paragraph with a few comprehension questions for reacding homework. Then I encourage reading for fun and most of my...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-28-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
Hide Climax lesson

Does anyone have any fun lessons on teaching climax as part of the plot? Thanks so much!
Board: ARCHIVE 08-25-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
money

I did class bucks. They are large dollars in different denominations so students get used to money. I reward randomly for good thoughtful answers, clean desks, teamwork, etc. I also charge for...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-25-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
Mailbox Magazine HELP! AGAIN!!

never mind, found it on my previous post! :)
Board: ARCHIVE 08-25-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
idea

I know a teacher in my building did it and each kid had to bring a picture or an item that represented their summer. I have also known a teacher to have the kids write a quiz about themselves. Maybe...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-21-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
games

I play games with vocabulary. My students really like vocabulary concentration and I also love vocabulary bingo. Another one is pictionary. If it is a "game", they don't mind it! :)
Board: ARCHIVE 08-20-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
displays

I have done several of those. One was a "smarty pants" one. I had the kids use a pattern of pants to decorate their own pants and then put it under their paper that I was displaying. I have done...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-20-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
magazine

National Geographic for Kids is great. Also, I like weekly reader.
Board: ARCHIVE 08-20-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
homework

I always send home short reading passages with questions that I have gotten from a book. That way they have a chance to read a passage and practice their comprehension. I require students to answer...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-18-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
websites

Here is a website I have added as my favorites:

http://www.pocanticohills.org/election/election.htm
Board: ARCHIVE 08-17-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
reading

I often have students listening to stories, reading on their own, and me working with a group. I give enough work for them not to cause problems. Once in a while i have a group that pushes it. I...
Board: ARCHIVE 08-17-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By ksuwildcats
boxes

Are you talking about the boxes that have the letters of the alphabet and words in each box that deal with the subject you are teaching? If so, I use those to introduce the vocabulary for the unit of...



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