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FREE printables to make your own focus sticks for your students. Students use focus sticks to develop and assess their own writing. FREE corresponding classroom posters.

Resources: Free printables for creating your own classroom set of focus sticks. Helps students pay attention to different features in writing. Free classroom posters to match too!


and some other really good photos for the classroom and library center. I love the color scheme and the low shelves!

Organización de clase (22)

HACKS FOR CLASSROOMS! (I personally do not like the pom poms on the end of the dry erase markers. Those fall off too easily to be worth the effort.

Love this! Kids sort the words, and then use them to create sentences.

parts of speech word sort {language arts}--Kids each come up and pick a stick out of my hand and they would have to place it in the right cup! If there’s extra time, they can use the word in a sentence

Cute idea, add blends to the blender as they come up in your reading work.  Cute blend search activity as well.

Love this idea. Using a blender to teach consonant blends. Fun thing to do and its memorable. Talk about what a blender does and what you make in it then get to the words study part.

Managing Year-Long Literacy Centers {with free choice} - This Reading Mama

Year-Long Literacy Centers {with Free Choice}