This is a list of "No Excuse Words" to be used by upper elementary students when writing.  My students are always spelling basic sight words wrong in 5th grade!  This can be placed in a writing folder or made into a poster as a resource for the room.

This is a list of "No Excuse Words" to be used by upper elementary students when writing. My students are always spelling basic sight words wrong in 5th grade! This can be placed in a writing folder or made into a poster as a resource for the room.

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FREE Vocabulary Builder Flip-book when you sign up for my newsletter! Excellent reference for the most common prefixes, roots, and suffixes!

FREE Vocabulary Builder Flip-book when you sign up for my newsletter! Excellent reference for the most common prefixes, roots, and suffixes!

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A few weeks ago I had the idea to incorporate sports into a vocabulary review. Many of my students play basketball on a team and/or play at...

A few weeks ago I had the idea to incorporate sports into a vocabulary review. Many of my students play basketball on a team and/or play at...

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Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

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Free Language Homework for 5th grade. This 5th grade homework covers all Grammar and word study standards. Can also be used as morning work or centers.

Free Language Homework for 5th grade. This 5th grade homework covers all Grammar and word study standards. Can also be used as morning work or centers.

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**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom!! Lots of great tips :)
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Reciprocal Teaching Freebie from  Teacher Inspired  http://teacherinspired.blogspot.com/p/freebies.html   Adapted from the work of Lori Oczkus author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work. ( IRA, 2010)

Reciprocal Teaching Freebie from Teacher Inspired http://teacherinspired.blogspot.com/p/freebies.html Adapted from the work of Lori Oczkus author of Reciprocal Teaching at Work. ( IRA, 2010)

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Help your students learn a new word a week with these 40 word posters (that's more than enough for the entire school year!)

Help your students learn a new word a week with these 40 word posters (that's more than enough for the entire school year!)

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