Reading Activity Cards

  Last year, I was trying to find a way to review with my students before the state test. However, I wanted my review process to be student-centered. I wanted the students to work on assignments that they would enjoy, but they would learn at the same time. As a result, I created these engaging…

Cause and Effect Matching Game

A great way to review cause and effect with your students! There are enjoy playing cards to use in groups, teams, or for the whole class! After the students match the cards, have them complete the cause and effect worksheet to check for understanding.

Storybird

  Written by The Humble Bird Teacher “Wah, Wah!” That is the sound the teacher makes in the show Charlie Brown.  That sound is a great example of onomatopoeia, but the sound is what many students hear flow out of their teachers’ mouths into their ears.  Many students dislike reading and writing. They especially do…

Teachers: The Real Celebrities

When will society realize that teachers are the real celebrities? Maybe, when we receive a pay raise, live in mansions, drive fancy cars, and have wild, night dance parties. Until then, they will have to deal with the fact that we make enough money to survive, we live in average-sized houses, drive a little under…