Hi, thanks for stopping by today! I am going to share with you some fun ways to get kids excited about researching and writing about famous Black Americans. One of my favorite free sites for teachers is Epic. You get a free account if you are a teacher. It has thousands of books on it. Check it out! You will love it. You can start by having your children read a book on Epic of a famous Black ... Read More about Fun Ways to Engage Students in Black History Writing
The Christmas Holidays will be here soon. Here are some fun ideas your students will love! Check them out below! Christmas Math Word Problems! Give your children practice in solving Christmas math word problems using these holiday themed printables! These holiday themed word problems are common core aligned! 1.OA.A1 Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word ... Read More about 9 Engaging Christmas Activities Your Students Will Love!
This FALL Label it! Write About It! activity is sure to be a hit with your English Language learners as well as all kindergarten and first grade students. Watch the video preview above! It is aligned to Common Core Standards and can be used in a writing center, small group or whole group. It can also be used as a fun morning work activity. Nine Label It! Write about it! activities are ... Read More about Engage your Ells with these Fall Label It, Write About It, Activities!
Do you need another way to build excitement and enjoyment of learning for your students? Try pairing fiction and nonfiction texts. Pairing fiction and nonfiction texts is an authentic way to integrate Language Arts, Science and Social Studies. It can provide the bridge our ELLs need, as well as providing benefit to all students. It is a great way to build vocabulary and show children the same ... Read More about Raise the Rigor for ELL’s by Pairing Text
Every year I have teachers ask me how to help their English Language Learner newcomers. Always remember to raise the rigor and make the content accessible based on their WIDA Can Do descriptors. Some states have a different way to measure language skills so make sure you ask about that. Here are a few simple ways to immediately help your precious students! 1. Smile! Remember that your ... Read More about 10 Helpful Tips for Teaching ELL’s