We like this one from Write On, Fourth Grade!
Let color work its inspiration for your fourth-grade poets. —Fabulous in Fifth. Check out other educational uses for paint chips here!
We’ve gathered 50 writing prompts that you can download and use to have your fourth graders practice their writing skills.
You can check out our top 4th grade anchor charts for inspiration here.
Source: Learning to Teach No more messy piles everywhere. Hurrah! For more organization tips, read 10 Teaching Hacks That Make You Go Duh!
Anyone teaching 1st grade is going to have the urge to decorate, but check out these HELPLINE readers’ thoughts on why simplicity rules. “I have learned to start with a blank slate and let the students ‘decorate’ the classroom through the year with their work.” —Sarah H. “I made the mistake of covering every wall with decor and then had nowhere for anchor charts!” —Ann M. “You will see people go overboard with themes. Don’t bother! I saw the cutest classroom where the teacher had bought a pack of plain borders with various colors, and she just alternated the colors on the wall with alternating butcher paper. Go simple.” —Suzanne H. Check out our minimalist guide to classroom design.
There’s something about the first grade field trip that’s so special. We’ve rounded up our favorite first grade field trips that students will remember forever.
Check out these awesome lesson plans for science in the kitchen, on the playground, and throughout the day from PBS Kids.
Find and Replace feature in Word is a lifesaver. It helps you make quick changes without having to peck and hunt for every instance you need to be changed. Besides, you can use the Find and Replace for hidden characters in your document. To find and replace special characters in a document, follow these steps;
Working on a complex with different columns, styles, and formats; editing can be a tedious exercise. To see what’s going while formatting your document, it’s advisable you make all the invisible marks, including spaces, hard returns, tabs, and soft returns visible. In Windows, you can achieve this by pressing Ctrl + Shift-8; for Mac, use Command-8.