Archive for the ‘Literacy Centers’ Category

QR Code Listening Center

Need a cheaper way to create a listening center in your classroom? Or just want a personalized touch to your existing listening center? Look no further! When I taught Kindergarten this was the perfect solution for a quick picture book read aloud and the students LOVED using the OR codes to gain access to the…

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Readie 500 – Reading Challenge

Read Across America Month is almost here! Need a way to get your students excited about reading each day at school or at night for homework? Check out these Readie 500 racetrack charts to help students get motivated to read a little extra everyday. I use them in my classroom to help get the students excited…

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Book Clubs with Students

I tried something new with my students and it is time to share! It went great! I have been to a lot of trainings on collaborative conversations and decided that I needed to let my third graders have more time to read a really good book and talk to their peers about it. First I…

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New Year, New You!

Need a “Back After Break” quick writing activity for your students? Have the students cut out large (black, white and yellow) triangles and then bring in some fun things like feathers, cotton balls, bows, ribbon and horns to decorate their new year hat.            Then take each of their photos to print…

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Turn your Students into ELVES!

Simple project to do the day before Winter Break! Cut some long strips of green paper (4 of each students). Cut out a pair of mittens for each student, a red hat, and come green shoes! Use writing paper as the body; have the students write an original story about their elf. While they are…

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Read & Write for Google Chrome

I was in a meeting with my Principal and Reading specialist discussing students that need better access to text when the teacher does not have the availability to human read for them. They told me about a tool called Read & Write for Google Chrome. It is an extension you can download on your students…

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Financial Literacy Vocabulary Quizlet & Tagxedo

I created a Quizlet to showcase words I would be using during a financial literacy unit. I then used the words from the list to create a fun image of a piggy bank word cloud using Tagxedo. It would be very easy to help your students will vocabulary needs. *Quick tip* Tagxedo is not supported…

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BoomWriter

BoomWriter is a website geared to help students publish their work; the tool is geared to 2nd to 12th grade. With the click of a button you can search and find your school or create a new profile for your school. This FREE website, BoomWriter is a great way to easily get your students writing…

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Symbaloo – Setting Up and Adding a Tile

Check out my video on how to sign up and create a Symbaloo page for your students. Symabloo is used to bookmark websites, videos and documents for your students to easily access and safely use. The video is only about 4 minutes and 30 seconds, check it out now or view it when you are…

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Discussion Dice

Here is a great way to add verbal discourse and critical thinking questions into your school day. Print off these ‘Discussion Dice’ papers on my TPT page and then slip them into a plastic sheet protector or one of those hard plastic magazine holders. Put one at each of the students tables and read each…

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Pirate Book Boxes

Simply print and laminate for your book boxes.There are 18 different pictures, all pirate/mermaid themed. Labels included: Insects & Spiders Mammals Reptiles & Birds Zoo Nature Space Sports (Chapter) Sports U.S. States Our Earth Transportation Science Rocks & Minerals Marine Life Rain Forest Pirates (2) Bio’s https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pirate-Book-Boxes-1-1748797   Labels included: Magic School Bus Black Lagoon…

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Pirate Book Box BLANK

Simply print and write your own labels. You can use them for book boxes and much more! 18 different labels to choose from, all pirate/mermaid themed. Check out pre-made book box labels too. Download here

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WACKY Room Worksheet

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/WACKY-Room-Worksheet-1741954   Dr. Seuss Wacky Room worksheet. Mess up your classroom and have the students try to figure out what went wrong? Enjoy!

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