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Common Core asks for evidence. This anchor chart helps teach how to show evidence

Thrasher's Fifth Grade Rockstars: Classroom library, Clipboards and Colorful charts galore.Common Core asks us to provide evidence from the reading to support our opinions.anchor chart idea for evidence based terms

First hang up a white sheet of paper on the wall. put a flashlight on a shelf, table or another kind of stand. then trace your child's profile onto the white sheet of paper. cute it put carefully and glue it to a piece of construction paper. Collect old magazines and newspapers and have your child cut out and glue things they love!

Back to school a project- in class on smaller scale maybe?Inside My Head: an activity for kids.for teaching schema/beginning of the year activity

Leaf Man-Students go on a leaf hunt after reading Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert and then make their very own leaf man. Projects helps with fine motor control, problem solving, color identification, body part awareness, and following directions.

Leaf Man-Students go on a leaf hunt after reading Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert and then make their very own leaf man. Fall art for kids!

Education to the Core: Ten Literacy Ideas for Emergent Readers

Education to the Core: Ten Literacy Ideas for Emergent Readers. Letter matching is great for those in preschool learning their letters, and will eventually lead to learning to read.

Number Sense Craftivity - Students trace their hands, cut out & glue down onto A3 paper, except for the fingers! #preschool #kidscrafts (pinned by Super Simple Songs)

Number Sense Craftivity - Students trace their hands, cut out & glue down onto paper, except for the fingers! Kids will love this because they will be using their paper fingers to count.

This strategy helps build comprehension skills by having students listen to details in a story or poem and then draw what they hear. Having a classroom wide discussion about their drawings and the similarities will help students to think about the text and what their own imagination came up with.

Try during Summer School:) This strategy helps build comprehension skills by having students listen to details in a story or poem and then draw what they hear.

painting like Michelangelo - tape paper to underside of desk or table

Painting like Michelangelo - my class STILL talk about it. It was all over the the floor and on their hair and clothes, but it was super fun! This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.

Oh the Places We Will Go... have fun talking about what students want to be when they are older, then make look like they are flying somewhere fun with a balloon. Great fine motor activity.

Great for the end of the year scrapbooks. have fun talking about what students want to be when they are older, then make look like they are flying somewhere fun with a balloon.

Oh the Places We Will Go... have fun talking about what students want to be when they are older, then make look like they are flying somewhere fun with a balloon. Great fine motor activity.

Great for the end of the year scrapbooks. have fun talking about what students want to be when they are older, then make look like they are flying somewhere fun with a balloon.