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This board is full of great ideas, suggestions, activities, games, downloads, FREE materials, and much for the middle school classroom. Whether you are a classroom teacher or homeschool parent, you're going to love everything here. (Especially great for 6th grade students!)

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Understanding Comprehension and a Free Reading Inventory- Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Reading Resources, Ell Strategies, Literacy Strategies, Comprehension Worksheets, Literacy Centers

Understanding Comprehension and a Free Reading Inventory - Young Teacher Love

I had some teacher epiphanies during this crazy-busy time of year. The kind that make you want to veer off the lesson plan, follow a kid’s lead, and learn with your students. A teacher’s dream right?! Three times a year we were required to give our students the DRA2 Reading Survey/Inventory. I honestly never took […]

Common Core Writing to Persuade Pack! Posters, planning pages and final publishing pages included! This Thanksgiving themed pack is a fun way to cover Common Core writing! Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Kindergarten Writing, Teacher Resources, Literacy, Persuasive Writing Prompts, Essay Writing

Thanksgiving Persuasive Writing

As promised, I wanted to share what we’ve been doing in our classroom with the Thanksgiving Persuasive Writing pack that you can learn more about HERE! Since persuasive writing is a big deal each year, I put this writing activity together to make it fun and inspire my kids to be creative. Here is a […]

Help your struggling readers understand their silent reading voice. The lack of an interacting silent reading voice is a big reason why readers struggle. Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Time, Teaching Ideas, 3rd Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Reading Resources

How to Help Struggling Readers Read to Self - Young Teacher Love

Help your struggling readers understand their silent reading voice. The lack of an interacting silent reading voice is a big reason why readers struggle.

9 Tips to Help Students with ADHD, Hyperactivity, and other Attention Needs in the Classroom - Young Teacher Love 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Classroom Behavior, Classroom Management, High School, Special Education Teacher, Teacher Blogs, Classroom Solutions, Nonfiction Text Features

9 Tips to Help Students with ADHD, Hyperactivity, and other Attention Needs in the Classroom - Young

Need ways to support and help your students with ADHD or other attention needs? This blog post provides tips to help you support these students.

10 Logic Puzzles to Challenge Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini - Check out all these great logic puzzle ideas for your or grade upper elementary or middle school students. 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, 2nd Grade Math, Math Class, Third Grade, High School, Critical Thinking Activities, Critical Thinking Skills, Math Logic Puzzles

How to Sharpen Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love

For the most part, reasoning, deducing, inferring, and critical thinking are not skills that come naturally to our students. Rather, they must be nurtured and developed. We want our students to become critical thinkers so they can reason and apply logic to solve novel problems throughout their lives. These skills will set them up to […]

10 Logic Puzzles to Challenge Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini - Check out all these great logic puzzle ideas for your or grade upper elementary or middle school students. 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Logic And Critical Thinking, Classroom Procedures, Classroom Ideas, Thanksgiving Math, Logic Puzzles, 3rd Grade Reading, Math Concepts

How to Sharpen Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love

For the most part, reasoning, deducing, inferring, and critical thinking are not skills that come naturally to our students. Rather, they must be nurtured and developed. We want our students to become critical thinkers so they can reason and apply logic to solve novel problems throughout their lives. These skills will set them up to […]

10 Logic Puzzles to Challenge Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini - Check out all these great logic puzzle ideas for your or grade upper elementary or middle school students. Logic And Critical Thinking, Thinking Strategies, Critical Thinking Activities, Logic Math, Logic Puzzles, Teaching Skills, Teaching Strategies, 3rd Grade Classroom, Classroom Ideas

How to Sharpen Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love

For the most part, reasoning, deducing, inferring, and critical thinking are not skills that come naturally to our students. Rather, they must be nurtured and developed. We want our students to become critical thinkers so they can reason and apply logic to solve novel problems throughout their lives. These skills will set them up to […]

Thanksgiving Logic Games and Brain Busters (Critical Thinking Activities) I created these logic & brain games as a fun activity to give to your students during Thanksgiving (or anytime for enrichment). The games are Thanksgiving-themed and ask your 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Logic Games, Logic Puzzles, Brain Teaser Games, Brain Games, Brain Busters, Thanksgiving Activities

Logic Puzzles - Thanksgiving Activities - Brain Teasers - Fall

Review of Important Math Concepts:• Addition• Subtraction• Multiplication• Division• Algebra• Digital time• Algebraic expressions• Logic and reasoning-------------------------------------------------------------------------**A digital version is also included for use with Google Classroom.** With th...

Design a Cider Mill - Fall Math Project - Project Based Learning - PBL - 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, High School, Special Education Teacher, New Teachers, Teaching Jobs, Teaching Ideas, Love Math, Math Projects

The Benefits of Project-Based Learning - Young Teacher Love

Why is Project-Based Learning Important? As educators, we all know that having students passively learn facts and information and then regurgitating those facts for a test or quiz is not sufficient. It does not prepare our students for the real world. Instead, we need to allow our students opportunities to LEARN BY DOING. Project-based learning […]

Building Community Through Respect (Freebie) – Young Teacher Love Building Community Through Respect (Freebie) – Young Teacher Love,Classroom Management Looking for ideas for and building in the upper elementary classroom? This post. Respect Activities, Teaching Respect, Student Teaching, Free Activities, Teaching Ideas, Creative Teaching, Elementary Counseling, Elementary Teacher, Upper Elementary

Building Community Through Respect Anchor Chart - Kristine Nannini

I was so eager to get back to my kids this week. Eager to hug them and talk to them and let them know I loved them. Coincidence or not, on Friday I pulled my kids together to talk community building and all things family. I have always been so big on building community in […]

Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers 30 Ways to Start the Year Off Right - Team Building Activities - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini Get To Know You Activities, First Day Activities, Team Activities, Back To School Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Community Building Activities, Building Classroom Community, Teacher Team Building

30 Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers

The first week anxiety and nerves are real! Help your new students with some beginning of the year team building activities and ice breakers. These games will help your students learn about each each other and build classroom community right from the start.

Have Your Best First Week: 30 Ways to Start the Year Right with Team Building Activities - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini Get To Know You Activities, Back To School Activities, Class Activities, School Resources, School Ideas, Winter Activities, Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School, School Boy

30 Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers

The first week anxiety and nerves are real! Help your new students with some beginning of the year team building activities and ice breakers. These games will help your students learn about each each other and build classroom community right from the start.

Design a Cider Mill - Fall Math Project - Project Based Learning - PBL - 5th Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Engage In Learning, Math Projects, Mentor Texts, Beginning Of The School Year, Math Concepts, Special Education Teacher, Project Based Learning

The Benefits of Project-Based Learning - Young Teacher Love

Why is Project-Based Learning Important? As educators, we all know that having students passively learn facts and information and then regurgitating those facts for a test or quiz is not sufficient. It does not prepare our students for the real world. Instead, we need to allow our students opportunities to LEARN BY DOING. Project-based learning […]

Teaching and Assessing English Language Arts in the Classroom Using Social Studies Content - Young Teacher Love Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Reading Tips, Reading Lessons

Teaching and Assessing English Language Arts in the Classroom Using Social Studies Content - Young T

This week, we covered 5.RL.7, which reads: Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, or poem). ***[Note: The first time I read this, I was like, “ummm, what?!”] Thank the heavens I put in the extra work […]

Have Your Best First Week: 30 Ways to Start the Year Right with Team Building Activities - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School, Back To School, School Days, School Stuff, 3rd Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Behavior

30 Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers

The first week anxiety and nerves are real! Help your new students with some beginning of the year team building activities and ice breakers. These games will help your students learn about each each other and build classroom community right from the start.

30 Ways to Start the Year Off Right - Team Building Activities - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini 4th Grade Activities, First Day Of School Activities, Activities For Boys, 3rd Grade Classroom, Middle School Classroom, Third Grade Math, Community Building Activities, School Icebreakers, Get To Know You Activities

30 Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities and Ice Breakers

The first week anxiety and nerves are real! Help your new students with some beginning of the year team building activities and ice breakers. These games will help your students learn about each each other and build classroom community right from the start.