When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures.

Daily 3

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Daily 3. Get inspired and try out new things.
5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

Ok... we've all been there. Where you peer out to your classroom and you're having a via GIPHY Kind of day. This is seriously every teacher's worse nightmare. What's a teacher to do? I

FREEBIE! 60 pages to help you to implement Daily 5! .... Follow for more FREE 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools  other fun teaching stuff :)

FREEBIE! 60 pages to help you to implement Daily 5! .... Follow for more FREE 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools other fun teaching stuff :)

Learn some tips on implementing Daily 5 in the upper grade classroom.  Perfect for grades 3-5.

Do you do Daily 5 in your classroom! I love using Daily 5 for my small group rotations. Students have so much choice and autonomy when using Daily 5 and I can build important life skills, like making smart choices, though the use of this classroom routine. I've used it in grades K-2, which are the grades I have taught since I learned about the strategies in the Daily 5 book (affiliate link) Although I have done a few blog posts on using Daily 5 in second grade, Melissa from The Paisley Owl…

Daily 5 Series: D5 Choice Management

Read to Self Read with Someone Word Work Listen to Reading Read with a Teacher/Teacher Time How in the world do I organize 26 third graders for Daily 5? That was my biggest question, challenge, and barrier to launching the Daily 5 (D5) in my class this year. I had read the book, followed blogs, looked on Pinterest, but taking that initial step was the hardest part! After we had set up each choice as a class, written our expectations anchor charts, and modeled what was the wrong way and the…

beth saved to literacy
3 Tips for New Teachers to Create an Optimal Math Environment (Blog Post).  Take time to set up your math workshop the same way that you would take the time in literacy.  Here are three tips for new (and veteran) teachers as we begin the school year!

Yesterday, I was in my classroom preparing for the beginning of the year when a brand new teacher came in to talk to me. He was explaining his feeling of pure panic for the first day tomorrow. Ei…

daily 5 check in...YES FINALLY! This is exactly what I've been looking for ...plus it's a great site for other D5 ideas!

Hi, Friends! Hope you’re having a great week! TGI…..{almost} Friday! We’ve been sitting on the corner of awesome and bomb~diggity in Room 113! This week, we launched Work on Writing. After spending 3 weeks practicing and building stamina for activities that solely included reading, students were excited to have another option! Have I told you lately, how much I am loving the Daily 5? I know its at a point of being borderline annoying, but I DO! It has completely simplified our day, while…

I was curious about the Daily 5, but I wasn't sure how to take grades and really make sure it was meaningful for my students. THIS is the way to do it!

accountability in daily 5, choice in daily 5, student choice, letting students pick in Daily 5, the daily 5, the daily five, reading notebooks, reading journals, reading log, readers workshop notebooks, starting Daily 5, grades in the Daily 5, grading Daily Five

Part 3: Schedules for Math Centers

Math workshop is my favorite way to teach math. But you might be wondering how to organize your math centers schedules. Here are some tips

Over the last 8 weeks, we have covered a lot of ground. We’ve explored each other’s classrooms, traded ideas, asked questions, and remembered why The Daily 5 matters. Creating lifelong readers requires daily, dedicated time to read. We, as teachers, must give students time to fall in love with books. In this post, I’ve shared...

The Daily 5 matters. Creating readers requires daily, dedicated time to read. We must give students time to fall in love with books.

Character analysis:  use a sheet with traits and select/find evidence for those fitting the character

Hello, friends! I hope that everyone had a great Monday! Last week was our first full week of the Daily Five and overall it went really we...