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Place Value Base Ten Boom Cards

  Looking for place value (base ten) practice? This set includes 18 BOOM Cards for your students to practice 2 digit numbers 11 to 29. Students use their knowledge of place value to model two digit numbers. They will drag the correct number of manipulatives to model each number shown. Click here for more details!

How To Teach Creative Writing To Young Children

Teaching children to write creatively is not something that you can complete at any one particular grade level. It involves a series of planned situations and activities that gradually lead to independent writing. From as early as preschool a child's writing begins to take shape as he learns to interpret print. As he grows his understanding of that print is translated into a greater command of the language. Essentially, as he progresses through the grade levels his writing unfolds as a more personal stamp. As a teacher my goal is to d evelop the writing skills  of my students. This means that I must slowly direct each child to writing independently. To do so I must model good writing, write with them collaboratively, guide their efforts and allow them to work on their own. These stages are summed up under the following headings: Modeled Writing Shared Writing Guided Writing Independent Writing 1. Modeled Writing In this initial step I must

Opinion Writing Posters and Worksheets

Students  need lots of examples and practice before they can  write their  own  opinion .  O REO Opinion writing is a fun and engaging way for students to express their thoughts and voice their opinion effectively about anything. This is a great teaching resource to use when teaching your students about opinion writing .  This resource contains posters, graphic organizers and worksheets for your students to get much needed practice when teaching persuasive writing skills. If you are interested in this resource you can purchase HERE ! 

Pencil Grip Posters

  Do you work with students daily on encouraging the best, most  correct pencil grip ? These left and right hand dynamic pencil grasp display posters show students the correct pencil grip they should adopt for either hand.  These can be used as a classroom display or use the included student card version (4 pages per print) and attach to each desk as a visual prompt.  Get these posters HERE  or click the pictures above