Crayons 2 Computers

I get so many materials and ideas from Crayons to Computers.  It is a free store for teachers in the greater Cincinnati tri-state area.  Teachers are eligible to shop at C2C based on the percentage of students that are in the free and reduced lunch program at their school.  Teachers can also earn a free…

My Fluency Progress Monitoring Graph

This is a graph I made for students to record their fluency progress using the cold, warm and hot reading strategy for repeated reading. The first page is an example of a completed fluency graph I made.  The file contains 3 graph templates that I use for students with different goals and present levels of…

Spring Is Here

I love teaching in the spring.  I love putting away my January and February materials and getting out my spring stuff.  I put up this bulletin board in my room and after spring break, I am going to work with some of my students on writing spring Haikus to go on the bulletin board. Here is…

Easter Basket Writing Activity

This is an Easter creative writing activity I used with my students this week.  They did a great job and were super creative with their writing.  Students have to list 5 things that they are hoping to find in their Easter basket, and then write a 5 sentence paragraph about their dream Easter basket.  Students…

Spelling Aides

These are two documents to help students with spelling sight words correctly!  Both contain the Dolch 220 sight words, Pre-Primer through Third Grade on a one page document.  I created these spelling aides to give to students as an accommodation to help them with writing.  My Spelling Buddy is the document I use for elementary age students and…

Guidelines for Success

I created these posters to illustrate the Guidelines for Success at my elementary school. They are the school wide behavior expectations for students which include 1) Be respectful, 2) Be responsible, 3) Always try, 4) Do your best, 5) Cooperate with others, and 6) Treat everyone with respect. I made the font and the graphics….

Hello teachers!

My name is Courtney and I am an Intervention Specialist.  I started this blog to share ideas and resources that help kids learn.  I love creating activities, posters, worksheets, behavior charts, clip art, fonts, graphic organizers, etc., and I would love to create things to help you with whatever you might need! I hope you…