Resources for teaching lessons on Persuasive Writing: In Tony Stead's Is That a Fact ? he includes a chapter on "Persuasive Writing," p 163-186. Second Grade Writers by Stephanie Parsons has a unit on persuasive writing, "Writing for Change," page 46-72. This blogpost (written outside of Chets Creek), suggests some ways to think through this unit before starting. These 15 persuasive writing lessons, written in Lucy Calkin's 4-part mini-lesson format, were written collaboratively by first grade teachers at Chets Creek.
This Addition Worksheet is great for practicing adding double and near double math addition problems. This addition worksheet may be configured for adding doubles, double + 1, and double + 2 number sets. First select the number range for the addends may be from 0 to 20. Next you have the option to generate problems that are exact doubles or near doubles by choosing which type of addition problem you wish to generate.
I remember trying to plan my first day of school my first year teaching, so the kids show up at 8:00am AND……crickets. How do you start the first day?! There are so many things that the kids need to know and according to Harry Wong I had a lot of procedures to teach.
Hey friends! Denise here from Sunny Days in Second Grade. I'm so beyond crazy excited to be a Blog Hoppin author! The group of teacher authors and bloggers here is one I have tremendous admiration for and I am just tickled pink to be part of this group! I'm just going to jump right in with a great way to build classroom community.
Computer "Typing" Activity with Sight Words Print the keyboard from the link below of LEGAL size paper. Cut the keyboard out as shown. Glue the keyboard to the bottom of a piece of construction paper. Trim if you'd like. Print the cards of your choice.
Teaching Ideas and Resources: Stanley is 'as flat as a pancake'. Can you think of any more similes to describe him... or other things?
Teaching Ideas and Resources: Could you make your own instruction guide teaching people how to train a dragon? Create some character profiles about the various people in the story... What are their personalities like?