Pushing kids to "fancier" thinking...eliciting more detail in reading responses
For the Love of Teaching: Thinking Stems/Anchor Charts
07-18-12: I'm just reading all the comic pages before I get dressed to head home. Darling says to laugh first thing every day is good for you and now I do it too.
photography inspiration & ideas
Cute first day activity. Also offers pages for first and second grade.
Back To School
Teaching students to write long reading response off of sticky note thinking