A favorite ELL Strategy of mine is Find My Match. The students love to play this. It gets them up moving and interacting with each other. Purpose: To develop reading, listening and speaking skills as well as learning a new concept through interaction with class members. Activity • Each student is given an index card or vocabulary card that matches information on another student’s ... Read More about How to Use the ELL Strategy: Find My Match
ELL Strategies are helpful to all students! I thought it would be fun to begin a blog series on different strategies to use with your English Language Learners. Of course the ELL strategies are fun with all students.! Share A Pizza ELL Strategy Purpose: To teach how parts make up a whole. Use: After a jigsaw reading activity during which each group of students has been given a ... Read More about How to Use ELL Strategies: Slice of Pizza
Classroom Makeover Hi, I have been teaching now for thirty years and am so excited to tell you about my daughter, Kara. She graduated last spring and has just begun her first year as a third grade teacher. Although I am still teaching I feel like I am passing the torch helping her with her first Classroom Makeover! My daughter, Kara, First Ever Back to School Night! We worked all summer ... Read More about Classroom Makeover For a First Year Teacher
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!