French Onion Chicken Sandwiches - Foxes Love Lemons
French Onion Chicken Sandwiches - all of the flavor of a classic soup! Grilled chicken breasts are piled with caramelized onions and cheese.
Using CompOund Sentences is a HUGE Fourth Grade Writing Skill that we work on all year!
Here is an anchor chart that can help you remember compound sentences.
Interactive Notebook Lesson for Comparing and Contrasting Paleo Indians and Archaic People
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Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Task Cards for History/Social Studies
Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Task Cards for History! These tasks cards allow students to deeply analyze any historical reading material through 11 topics of critical thinking: Big Ideas, Rules, Trends, Patterns, Language of the Discipline, Ethics, Relatio...
White Chicken, Black and Red checker Board, Welcome Sign, Barn Wood, Tole Painted, Rustic, and Primitive
White Chicken, Black and Red checker Board, Welcome Sign, Barn Wood, Tole Painted, Rustic, and Primitive This fun Welcome Sign design is painted on a scrap of aged barn wood. This is based on a Susan Jill Hall chicken pattern and has been adjusted and adapted to fit on to this piece of wood. Black and red checker board with white dots, then a WELCOME painted in white and with white metal stars on the bottom tacked on with carpenter tacks complete this welcome sign. The barn wood…
These Aren't For Decoration
Man are these days flying by or what? As you know creating visual communication charts are one of my favorite things to create for my Firsti...
Show and Tell Tuesday - Library Labels and More
I'm Melissa! I'm WILD about reading, writing & math workshops! I blog about my classroom and I share book recommendations and organizational tips.
Poem of the Week Activities for the Primary Classroom
Rain poem of the week is broken down into daily poetry activities to help build reading fluency, phonemic awareness, concepts of print and more!
"Poet-Tree"-- great idea for a poetry unit! (Could also put the students' names in with the famous poets!!!)
Understanding Poetry (After Mark Strand)
The latest from Grant Snider at Incidental Comics. Done in honor of National Poetry Month and inspired by one of Snider's favorite poems, "The New Poetry
Visually Dynamic Overviews Pique Students’ Interest
Before teaching the five major movements of American literature, it’s important to hook students’ attention with a visual summary of the important elements and philosophies that marked the distinct eras of Colonialism, Romanticism, Realism, and Modernism. (The hallmarks of Post-Modernism/Contemporary Lit. have proven to be a bit harder to nail down since experts can’t seem…
Making Real Connections - the real deal - 2 Peas and a Dog
Getting students to move beyond literal reading comprehension can sometimes be a challenge. Our next major literacy focus in my classroom is Making Connections. We are moving beyond text-self connections (boy in book has a dog, I have a dog as well) to the other three types of connections text-text, text-media, text-world. Our big idea for this unit of study is “What makes a Global Citizen?”. We will be reading a variety of texts to help spark engagement among the class in a social issue. …
Hello Everyone! We are having a great week! I actually got in some guided reading groups today!! Yippee!! I love it when all the trainin...