Reviewed by Michelle Robertson for Readers' Favorite The Newbie is written by Roderick J. Robison. The book is filled with lots of emotion and feelings such as sadness, happiness, hopelessness, shame, disappointment, joy, excitement, and awkwardness. As a student approaches a school that they have never attended before, they can become quite nervous and self-conscious. Imagine not only being a new student at a school, but being new to an entire country while attending a new school. Padro…
Vocabulary In this activity, a vocabulary word is taped to each colored spot on the Twister game. An adult will say the definition of a vocabulary word and the child will place his or her hand or foot on the correct word.
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Just made this Question ball. While in a circle, Have students say the name of the person he/she is throwing to (to practice learning names). The person who catches it says their name again and answers whatever question their right thumb lands on.
100 Things that I love Writing Prompt - cute for one of my introductory lessons in the Writer's Notebook. The kids can fill out their own 8 x 11 sheet, fold it, and keep it in the Topics section for future writing entries.
graphic organizers to help students classify ideas and communicate more effectively. Use graphic organizers to structure writing projects, to help in problem solving, decision making, studying, planning research and brainstorming.