Elementary Education

Collection by Journal Buddies Jill • Last updated 1 day ago

1.73k 
Pins
 • 
6.88k 
Followers
Journal Buddies Jill
"The key is that it has to be hard work that they choose to do and are interested in." - Melissa Corkum Hard Work, Cork, Video Game, Benefit, Homeschool, Success, Posts, Key, Electronics

Some of the Benefits of Video Gaming

"The key is that it has to be hard work that they choose to do and are interested in." - Melissa Corkum

Teachers: Do you realize that social-emotional skills such as empathy, compassion, and kindness are important to build in the classroom? try these tips to encourage kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade kids to develop social skills and emotional awareness through morning meeting, modeling, bucket filler activities, and more. #socialemotionallearning #teachingtips #socialskills #emotions #kindness Teaching Empathy, Teaching Social Skills, Social Emotional Learning, Teaching Ideas, Kindness Activities, Friendship Activities, Mindfulness Activities, Emotional Awareness, Social Awareness

Ways to Develop Social-Emotional Skills in the Classroom

Focusing on social-emotional skills such as kindness in the classroom encourages kids to develop social skills and emotional awareness.

Use fun, imaginative learning tools like these writing prompts to help kids become familiar with the basic writing skills they’ll need to become great writers! #basicwritingskills #writingskillsforkids #journalbuddies #writingpromptsforkids

Basic Writing Skills

Use fun, imaginative learning tools like these writing prompts to help kids become familiar with the basic writing skills they’ll need to become great writers!

Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying

Bullying Facts

Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying & promote bullying awareness in their own words. #bullyingfacts #bullyingawareness #journalbuddies

Both educators & parents need to be aware of bullying facts and statistics in order to spot the signs and symptoms of bullying. While students are likely familiar with the concept of bullying & aware of its damaging impact on the school community, they may not always know how to properly address it. Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying & promote bullying awareness in their own words. #bullyingfacts #bullyingawareness #journalbuddies

Bullying Facts

Both educators & parents need to be aware of bullying facts and statistics in order to spot the signs and symptoms of bullying. While students are likely familiar with the concept of bullying & aware of its damaging impact on the school community, they may not always know how to properly address it. Empower students by giving them an opportunity to learn and write about bullying & promote bullying awareness in their own words. #bullyingfacts #bullyingawareness #journalbuddies

Practicing place value activities with your students? Check out these 8 books PERFECT for teaching place value concepts to primary students! Click the pin to learn which books to grab to support your students math knowledge! Kindergarten Math Games, Math Classroom, Fun Math, Teaching Math, Math Activities, Place Value Activities, Student Learning, 2nd Grade Class, Second Grade

8 Place Value Books for Teaching Second Grade Students

This blog post shares eight place value books for second grade to teach your students about the values of numbers!

The importance of teaching research writing in upper elementary cannot be overlooked! Teaching research in elementary school helps students develop higher-level questioning skills, understand how to take notes, paraphrase, and focuses on communicating ideas through the written word. I have put together some helpful resources for you to use today and some info to help you understand the importance of research in your classroom. #thelittleladybugshop Teaching 6th Grade, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Math, Teaching Ideas, Research Writing, Writing Resources, Classroom Resources, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Schools

Teaching Research Writing in Upper Elementary

Often research has high emphasis in secondary grades, but the importance of teaching research writing in upper elementary

Check out this blog post all about how to teach determining importance while reading in the upper elementary classroom. Read about how to explicitly teach students to determine importance while reading in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. Learn about modeling the reading comprehension strategy, practicing with fiction and nonfiction texts and MORE! Then download a FREE determining importance bookmark and get access to a Google Classroom compatible LINKtivity digital learning guide to get started…

Reading Comprehension Strategy Series: How To Teach Determining Importance in the Upper Elementary Classroom — THE CLASSROOM NOOK

As with many things that students learn in school, there are several fundamental skills that are needed in order to develop newer, more complex skills. Determining importance is one of those fundamental skills that will lead to greater success in mastering other concepts and skills.&nb

If you aren't using rubrics to grade regularly in your 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classroom, then you are missing out on an easy opportunity to make grading quicker, more fair, more transparent, and easier for parents and students to understand. Check out these tips for using rubrics with upper elementary students, as well as free online rubric maker recommendations. Using rubrics is a win-win for everyone involved in terms of grading. Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School, Back To School Activities, School Ideas, Grading Papers, Data Binders, 5th Grade Classroom, Upper Elementary, 5th Grades

Using Rubrics to Make Teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Easier

If you aren't using rubrics to grade regularly in your 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classroom, then you are missing out on an easy opportunity to make grading quicker, more fair, more transparent, and easier for parents and students to understand. Check out these tips for using rubrics with upper elementary students, as well as free online rubric maker recommendations. Using rubrics is a win-win for everyone involved in terms of grading.

Engage your students with this super fun digital Build-A-Pizza game that is perfect to play in class or for distance learning. No prep! A correct answer adds toppings to your pizza! Kids love it! A recording sheet is included for students to show their thinking as they solve each problem. After they have solved the problem, students tap the correct answer. If they are correct, a topping is added to their pizza! Fun Math, Math Activities, Learning Games, Kids Learning, Presentation Format, School Closures, Recording Sheets, Elementary Schools, Homeschooling

Build a Pizza Digital Game for 2-Digit Addition

Engage your students with this super fun digital Build-A-Pizza game that is perfect to play in class or for distance learning. No prep! A correct answer adds toppings to your pizza! Kids love it! A recording sheet is included for students to show their thinking as they solve each problem. After they have solved the problem, students tap the correct answer. If they are correct, a topping is added to their pizza!

This blog post is full of text structure activities upper elementary students will love and will make them WANT to learn! Sometimes text structure can be so challenging for students and these activities, ideas & games help the topic stick! From flipbooks, to anchor charts to game shows, there is an activity for every classroom! Reading Lesson Plans, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, First Grade Classroom, Primary Classroom, Elementary Education, Upper Elementary, 4th Grade Reading

Text Structure Activities Students Will Love

Text structure is something my students always seemed to struggle with. We would practice and practice and they still wouldn't understand. I finally came to the conclusion that it wasn't the text they were confused about as much as it was the vocabulary. I quickly realized we just need a little more hands on practice to be able to make it stick in a way that would be memorable for the students.

Close reading can be tough if students can't mark the text- I have the answer! You will find lots of ideas and tips on how to teach close reading strategies without allowing students to mark up text in this post! Close reading a great strategy to use in the upper elementary grades as a way to improve reading comprehension. Improve Reading Comprehension, Close Reading Strategies, Comprehension Activities, Reading Resources, Teaching Kindergarten, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Learning, Teacher Blogs

How To Teach Close Reading When You Can't Mark The Text

Close reading can be tough if students can't mark the text- I have the answer! You will find lots of ideas and tips on how to teach close reading strategies without allowing students to mark up text in this post! Close reading a great strategy to use in the upper elementary grades as a way to improve reading comprehension.

This 13 page FREEBIE includes templates to create this cute flower craft clock. What a wonderful way for your students to get hands-on practice telling time with an analog clock. Can be used in small groups, math centers, independent practice or guided math time! Perfect for kindergarten, first, second, or third grade students. #tellingtimeactivities #teachingtellingtime #clockactivities Second Grade Writing, Teaching Second Grade, 1st Grade Math, Third Grade, 2nd Grade Activities, Fun Activities For Kids, Classroom Activities, School Resources, Math Resources

CRAFT CLOCK FREEBIE

This 13 page packet includes templates to create this cute flower craft clock. What a wonderful way for your students to get hands-on practice telling time with an anolog clock. Can be used in small groups, math centers, independent practice or guided math time.

Close reading can be overwhelming as a teacher! Here are some easy ways to make close reading more engaging for your students! Check out this blog post to learn how to use close reading strategies in the classroom and make it FUN! Teaching close reading in upper elementary will be easier with these great tips. Find some great reading passages that will keep your students engaged and interested! Close Reading Strategies, Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Student Reading, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Teacher Page, Comprehension Activities

6 Ways to Make Close Reading More Engaging

Close reading is a strategy where students read a passage multiple times in order to gain a deeper understanding of the text. When I first attacked close reading with my students, there was a lot of complaining. Here are 6 ways to make close reading meaningful and engaging.

Build first-grade students understanding and skills of telling time on the hour and half hour using an analog clock with our Telling the Time: Hour and Half Hour on Analog Clocks PowerPoint. Use this PowerPoint to introduce the concept of telling time to students at the beginning of a lesson or unit on time. The PowerPoint includes a short quiz to assess students' comprehension of the concept of telling time.  This resource addresses the following standard: CCSS 1.MD.B.3; TEKS Math 1.7.E First Grade, Second Grade, Teaching Math, Teaching Resources, Telling Time, Math Activities, Comprehension, Clocks, Kindergarten

Telling the Time: Hour and Half Hour on Analog Clocks PowerPoint for 1st Grade!

Build first-grade students understanding and skills of telling time on the hour and half hour using an analog clock with our Telling the Time: Hour and Half Hour on Analog Clocks PowerPoint. Use this PowerPoint to introduce the concept of telling time to students at the beginning of a lesson or unit on time. The PowerPoint includes a short quiz to assess students' comprehension of the concept of telling time. This resource addresses the following standard: CCSS 1.MD.B.3; TEKS Math 1.7.E

Introduce students to the jobs and duties of community helpers and test their knowledge with this All About Community Helpers PowerPoint and Quiz. Use this informative PowerPoint with pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first-grade students to introduce and discuss the jobs of helpers in the community. The PowerPoint also includes an interactive quiz to check students' comprehension and further discussion on the topic. Fun Learning, Learning Activities, Teaching Resources, Doctor Help, Pre Kindergarten, Interactive Activities, Community Helpers, Printable Worksheets, Elementary Education

All About Community Helpers PowerPoint and Quiz for Pre-K & Kindergarten

Introduce students to the jobs and duties of community helpers and test their knowledge with this All About Community Helpers PowerPoint and Quiz. Use this informative PowerPoint with pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first-grade students to introduce and discuss the jobs of helpers in the community. The PowerPoint also includes an interactive quiz to check students' comprehension and further discussion on the topic.