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Using Motivational Posters as bulletin boards

Creating Important and Meaningful Bulletin Boards

Creating Meaningful Bulletin Boards with Motivational Posters Today I am continuing with part 2 of my series on Ideas for Creating Meaningful Bulletin Boards. (Find Part 1 HERE.) With so little time and so much to do, teachers can become so stressed over creating bulletin boards. Don’t let this be

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fall picture books for upper elementary

Fall Picture Books for Upper Elementary

Are you looking for some great fall picture books for upper elementary? These are some of my all time favorite fall picture books that students love, and I do too! Fall is truly my favorite time of the year, and I also love finding simple ways to celebrate fall in

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using picture books to teach metaphors

Using Picture Books for Teaching Metaphors: 6 Great Ideas

Ideas for Using Picture Books for Teaching Metaphors I love teaching reading, and one of my favorite things to teach is figurative language. Not only do I enjoy teaching students to find and identify different types of figurative language, I love discovering and sharing beautiful figurative language from children’s books.

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Farmhouse Themed Classroom Decoration Ideas

I love a pretty classroom. Although I realize that classroom decor is not the most important aspect of teaching,  having a pretty classroom makes a nice work environment, not only for my students, but for me as well. I also realize that decorating a classroom can cost a teacher a

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Summarizing with Story Elements

Summarizing is a brief account of the main points of a story. On the surface this seems simple, but for many students, summarizing is a challenge. Modeling and practice is needed to help students understand how to determine which points are important and need to be included in a summary.

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Free PowerPoint Lesson

Would you like a free PowerPoint lesson to teach or to review subjects and predicates with your students? This free PowerPoint is a powerful visual and learning tool that will help your students understand and identify subjects and predicates and is perfect for grades 2-5!