"Amelia Bedelia is ready to learn, but it's the class that gets a lesson -- in reading, writing, and ridiculousness!" This unit enhances the Herman Parish book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
Print up the form and write in the details (Check out what we're doing, Help Wanted, Special Notes, Reminders) to make a great classroom newsletter. With school house, student and school bus outlines to color.
[created with abctools] Favorites, nickname, etc. After each student fills in this information page, paste the pages on colored construction paper and hang them up on the wall so that pupils can get to know each other better. Great Back To School activity.
A seven page packet of materials to start the school year for upper el/middle teachers, with a focus on reading and writing. Includes desk name plate, "Just Right" books poster and book marks, student reading inventory, classmate interview exercise, and a handout of reading tips for parents.
This is a great way of involving parents and students in goal-setting. Starting with a letter to parents and ending with a form for helping students achieve self-set goals, measure their own progress, and learn the sense of accomplishment that comes with achievement!