Who Was Ruby Bridges?
Your Black History Month lessons wouldn't be complete without a discussion of Ruby Bridges, a courageous civil rights activist who, at the tender age of six, was the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. In spite of seemingly insurmountable odds - riotous crowds, threats to both Ruby and her family, teachers refusing to teach Ruby, etc. - with the support of her family, the six-year-old bravely continued attendance at William Frantz Elementary…
Anchor Chart Eye Candy!
Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.
This PowerPoint presentation is to be used as a whole class game to review the concept of common nouns and proper nouns. The file is editable so that you can include nouns that are relevant to your students - add your name, your principal, your school, your city, your students' names. The game is ve...
Snowball Fight: A Fun Way to Compare and Contrast - Teaching Made Practical
Make comparing and contrasting more interesting by incorporating a snowball fight! Great activity for 3rd grade or 4th grade students.
Susan Jones Teaching: Making Inferences Lessons and some FREEBIES!
Last year, I taught how to make inferences for quite some time. With such an emphasis on close reading, I wanted my students to read between the lines, to dig deeper, and to find out the answer to the question, “what is the author really trying to say?!” I spent a lot of time […]