* Best Fun Ideas for the Elementary Classroom

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Let's fill this board with ideas that would be fun to try out in the classroom! If you would like to join: let me know on this thread http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=40871

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24 fun brain breaks and movement activities! Get your students active with these silly and imaginative movement breaks. Use them as task cards in the classroom, as a whole group shout-out activiity, or create a EEEKS-ercise Activity Ring for students to work with. These classroom movement breaks...

Halloween EEEKS-ercises! {Movement Activity}

24 fun brain breaks and movement activities! Get your students active with these silly and imaginative movement breaks. Use them as task cards in the classroom, as a whole group shout-out activiity, or create a EEEKS-ercise Activity Ring for students to work with. These classroom movement breaks...

This list of historical novels is perfect for upper elementary. Follow along with historical time periods as you teach. Book recommendations for students. Easily cross curriculum with ELA and Social Studies. #iteachfifth #iteachfourth #iteachthird #reading #socialstudies #historicalnovels #historicalfiction #socialstudiesbooks

FREE List of Historical Novels for Middle Grades

This list of historical novels is perfect for upper elementary. Follow along with historical time periods as you teach. Book recommendations for students. Easily cross curriculum with ELA and Social Studies. #iteachfifth #iteachfourth #iteachthird #reading #socialstudies #historicalnovels #historicalfiction #socialstudiesbooks

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Halloween Haunted Math Riddles

Students will have fun with these Halloween themed task cards as a seasonal review of multiplication facts. Each of the 20 task cards contains a rhyming riddle on it that asks students to solve a multiplication problem. Simply print, laminate, and cut the task cards for use in your classroom. ...

This novel study is for Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. You’ll receive a discussion guide, journal, and test for BOTH the unabridged and classic starts version of this novel. Enhance your student’s reading comprehension while having fun! Use in small groups, whole group, read alouds, literature circles, novel studies, and more! #iteachfifth #iteachfourth #iteachthird #reading #iteach3rd #iteach4th #iteach5th #iteachelementary #middlegrades #peterpan #jmbarrie #classicliterature #classicstarts

Peter Pan MEGA BUNDLE (Classic Starts & Unabridged Versions)

This novel study is for Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. You’ll receive a discussion guide, journal, and test for BOTH the unabridged and classic starts version of this novel. Enhance your student’s reading comprehension while having fun! Use in small groups, whole group, read alouds, literature circles, novel studies, and more! #iteachfifth #iteachfourth #iteachthird #reading #iteach3rd #iteach4th #iteach5th #iteachelementary #middlegrades #peterpan #jmbarrie #classicliterature #classicstarts

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Lesson Ideas, Tips, Tricks, and Timely News for the entire month of November

FREE! We all need a little inspiration…and this virtual plan book is designed to just that. In this free resource, you’ll find lesson ideas, teaching tips, and timely blog posts for the month of November. It’s filled with a ton of ideas to make teaching AND learning this November a ton more fun!

Engage your students with this fun and creative way to learn about shapes and symmetry while celebrating Halloween. #preschool #kinder #math #boo #witch #cauldron #broom #bat #moon #hat #skull Halloween Puzzles, Halloween Art Projects, Halloween Worksheets, Halloween Themes, Halloween Fun, Hard Puzzles, Fall Cleaning, Math Workshop, Cauldron

Halloween Math

Engage your students with this fun and creative way to learn about shapes and symmetry while celebrating Halloween. #preschool #kinder #math #boo #witch #cauldron #broom #bat #moon #hat #skull

This product is a FULL DAY of lesson plans for The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola. You’ll receive a lesson for reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and a craft/hallway display! Use easily in small groups, whole group instruction, read alouds, literature circles, novel studies, and more! These make great sub plans, literacy days, etc. #readaloud #readingteacher #iteachreading #upperelementary #thelegendofthepoinsettia #tomiedepaola #christmaslessons #christmasclassroom

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This product is a FULL DAY of lesson plans for The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola. You’ll receive a lesson for reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and a craft/hallway display! Use easily in small groups, whole group instruction, read alouds, literature circles, novel studies, and more! These make great sub plans, literacy days, etc. #readaloud #readingteacher #iteachreading #upperelementary #thelegendofthepoinsettia #tomiedepaola #christmaslessons #christmasclassroom

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FREE Writing lesson for The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola for Upper Elementary

This is a FREE writing lesson from my FULL DAY of lesson plans for The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola. Use easily in small groups, whole group instruction, read alouds, literature circles, novel studies, and more! These make great sub plans, literacy days, etc. #readaloud #readingteacher #iteachreading #upperelementary #thelegendofthepoinsettia #tomiedepaola #christmaslessons #christmasclassroom

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Counting through nursery rhymes is one of the easiest ways to help students make meaningful connections to early maths concepts. Using Nursery Rhymes is the perfect marriage of rhythm and rhyme, counting skills, sequencing, retells and lots of fun! Free download for teachers. #techteacherpto3 First Grade Freebies, Kindergarten Freebies, First Grade Math, Kindergarten Reading, Kindergarten Teachers, Common Core Reading, Common Core Math, Free Nursery Rhymes, Free Teaching Resources

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CRITICAL THINKING PUZZLES for HOLIDAYS

HOLIDAY SQUARE PUZZLERS BUNDLE combines 5 square puzzler products into one money saving package. This bundle of brain teasing, critical thinking puzzles will provide challenges for your students for 5 holidays through the school year. Pupils must reconstruct the differentiated square arrays so that all of the images match on every interior side.

Top Chapter Books for 3rd Grade

Fall Mentor Texts for BIG KIDS! (plus some useful tips for using them!)

Top Chapter Books for 3rd Grade

This is a read aloud companion for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving for middle grades. You'll receive booksmarks with comprehension questions   a journal for students to follow along. #readingjournal #writing #fifthgrade #fourthgrade #thirdgrade #thelegendofsleepyhollow #washingtonirving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Read Aloud Companion and Student Journal

This is a read aloud companion for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving for middle grades. You'll receive booksmarks with comprehension questions a journal for students to follow along. #readingjournal #writing #fifthgrade #fourthgrade #thirdgrade #thelegendofsleepyhollow #washingtonirving