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These Free Printable Mini Alphabet Coloring Books make great abc worksheets for preschoolers on up. You find a least 4, and mostly 8 pictures for each letter of the alphabet! These Alphabet Coloring Books are easy to make, just fold in quarters and place one inside the other, staple on the fold to secure and you're done! Print them all and you've got one really fun picture dictionary!
The best way to identify a tree is to observe its general silhouette, along with the shape of its leaves, needles, fruit, seeds and bark. Trees have specific distinguishing features that facilitate species identification. For instance, you have probably noticed that conifers do not look the same as broadleaf trees . The typical characteristics of a tree species may be altered by environmental stress, which can inhibit the normal growth of a tree.
My Computer Tech showed me how to replace a broken keyboard. I thought it would be great to pass this skill onto a student. Shown below: Logan demonstrates how to remove and repair a broken keyboard.
Below are daily writing prompts for the month of March. The majority of the prompts are related to the various events on our March Events Calendar. These events include birthdays, holidays, monthly celebrations, and important dates in history. Some of the dates include two different writing prompts to choose from. You can download a PDF form of the writing prompt.
To help you celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday we have provided you with a variety of resources and interactive ideas that explore the world of Dr. Seuss. We have organized them by general activities, activities by various book titles and finally, general web sites. Enjoy!
Our Valentine's Day category includes hundreds of activities. You'll find instructions for fun craft activities , like the "Be Mine" mobile, Valentine Heart Pin, and Glass Hearts. Dozens of coloring pages will help your students get into the spirit and decorate your classroom.
Great Resources Great resources for teachers on grading rubrics, online quizzes, audio books, utilities, puzzle creators and more.
Listen and Read is a set of 54 non-fiction stories from Scholastic for K-2 students. The stories are feature pictures and short passages of text that students can read on their own or have read to them by each story's narrator. The collection of stories is divided into eight categories: social studies, science, plants and flowers, environmental stories, civics and government, animals, American history, and community. I discovered Listen and Read when I Stumbled Upon What Does the President Do? Applications for Education Listen and Read looks to be a great resource for social studies lessons and reading practice in general.
Inaugurating a President Activities to educate and engage K-12 students in the Presidential Inauguration through reading, writing, analysis, civics, history and more Kids Voting Election
As a librarian and during my days as an independent bookseller, I have always loved to match the right book to the right young reader. To perform that magic I try to ask children what two books they've read or heard that they really loved. I use that as my guide to what sort of reader they are.
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