Beginning your Day Submitted by: Dollucy Grainger, Pre-k teacher Have a designated place for all items backpacks, folders, library books, and anything else your students may need to turn in. Then have students mark themselves present by moving a clothespin or card with their name on it. Then have the students do an independent activity such as math tubs with specific activities or a writing exercise for 15 minutes.
See Parts of the Friendly Letter Handout. Teacher projects letter Dear Peter on overhead while students refer to their paper copies.
Teacher leads students in a discussion as they identify the parts of the friendly letter on their paper copy of the letter See student directions.
Students then partner and complete activities for Dear Pig One… letter. In this story, Frog is disappointed about never receiving mail. Another option is for the teacher to read Dear Annie Casely, which conveys the joy a grandfather and granddaughter experience sending and receiving letters.
The teacher and children then discuss their feelings about sending and receiving mail. Students then brainstorm all the kinds of friendly letters they might write along with the different purposes for writing letters: To tell about a good book they have read To send news about themselves To share what they are learning To give news of an upcoming event To provide information about their hobbies To reveal something that happened in school To share something from home To ask questions.ReadWriteThink has been providing quality lesson plans, interactive student materials, web resources, and ELA standards to classroom teachers since October of Highlighted here are examples of some middle level lesson plans with a focus on back to school and creating classroom community.
LAUNCHING LEARNING CENTERS IN THE MIDDLE GRADES Presented By CINDY BLEVINS • appeals to social nature of middle school students (group activities) students (differentiated activities and individual/small group meetings with the teacher) • incorporates reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing through Garner’s Multiple.
Middle School Worksheets and Printables Take learning to the next level with our middle school worksheets designed to support and stimulate your child through this exciting academic chapter.
Middle school comes with a new array of subjects to master, from biology and algebra to . English worksheets and activities to help with writing and grammar. Help your kids practice their English/Language Arts skills with these fun printables.
Find more ideas on how to build writing . Middle school writing skills are essential to building a solid educational foundation in children. To help reinforce the habit of regular writing, it is essential to show kids that writing in school can be fun.
Water Cycle Activities Britt Sorensen Grade 4 Teacher Louis F. Angelo School. 2 Introduction to the Water Cycle can be changed from one state to another by adding or taking away heat.
Water cycle record sheets and illustration from the previous activity Writing materials.