Busy Bags it more "busy bags" I need to keep my little guys busy . or maybe this Mama just needs to figure out how to get more CREATIVE in making use of the activities we already have! Or maybe "antsy" and "toddler boys" are just synonyms ;
Morning Work Booklet for Grade 2 This Morning Work (or Bell Work) Booklet contains 4 weeks worth of short daily activities (one math and one language per day) that students can work on while waiting for the morning bell or announcements. Some of the topics include: nouns, adjectives, verbs, synonyms, antonyms, time, patterns, addition, subtraction, fractions and shapes. A great way to keep your students busy each morning! Check out <a…
This is a center activity to help students in grade practice synonyms and antonyms. It is a board game activity with a bee theme. Students will practice synonyms and antonyms by choosing a card and naming a synonym or antonym for that card.
AWESOME - not the paint samples necessarily, but more "core" words to use to illustrate importance of strong and specific verbs in writing! Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning"
I know we are all busy teachers, and I hope this freebie lightens your load a bit. To use it, I suggest you print the domino pages onto cardstock, laminate, and cut them out. Students will find the "START" card and find the synonym that matches the other
Sharing Kindergarten: Chapter 3 of Guided Reading I really like how she used clear cups and index cards inside the cup. I've used cups differently, but THIS. this is an interesting way to make connections between focus words and sources.
Contractions with plastic eggs ~ easy to match and then write on paper to show your work (Or, have an adult quickly check the eggs for accuracy before pulling apart and scrambling for the next center visitor.