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"Taxonomy: The sequence or technique of classification." This package contains valuable info about Bloom's Taxonomy and its implications for teaching and learning. In particular, the cognitive domain is discussed and I love the very practical section that addresses asking questions and designing activities to suit your learners so I made "keys" to support your planning.
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Research tells us that a skill is better perfected if it is practiced frequently, in smaller bits, than once in a while in larger bits.  The 5 Minute Edit is a timed, proof-reading skill practice wherein students find errors in a short passage in 5 minutes. Then they can record their progress on a chart which can easily be pasted on the inside cover of a notebook. Teacher's Instructions...

This mini-unit consists of a lovely poster of Rachel Field's poem, Something Told the Wild Geese; a short bio  of Field for displaying with the poem, and a creative art project of flying geese that kids right up to grade 6 love to make and will make you feel like those geese are flying right overhead in your classroom!  Tip: Enlarging the poem to 11"x17" size...

A set of 3 quick craft projects to decorate your classroom for Hallowe'en along with a Poster to help with discussion about Hallowe'en Trick-or-Treat Safety. Happy Hallowe'en!

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Another set of Alphabet and Number flash cards: Cartoon Animals and Numbers 1-10. Suggest you copy on light card stock, colour and laminate, if possible.

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Phonics: Such a  fun way to learn and practice blending initial consonants with Word Family endings. Feed the strips into the "computer" and blend as you go to form new words.  Comes with complete instructions for assembly (just cutting and gluing, really).  Another good resource for the Literacy Center or independent "Quiet Time".  Suggest you...

Super resource to put in the Literacy or other Activities Center to practice and reinforce  digraphs (sh ch th wh ph).  Word ending strips are fed into a "computer" on the right side to match the digraph on a strip on the left side.  Now words are made and can be read.  Loads of word endings all organized to go with the digraphs accompanied by a ...

These wheels make a great project for students to review and practice rhyming words made with word families.  Simply cut out the "wheels" and assemble with a small brass fastener. The wheels have an added feature of pictures for all but one of the words and students are encouraged to discover which picture is missing.  Put them into the Literacy Center in your...

A great, full size easy-to-colour set of alphabet pages that have the letter to trace or colour with 2 large vocabulary pictures to colour and a smaller box in which the child can draw another word beginning with the target letter.  Black and white.  Pages can be done separately and then stapled into a personal ABC book with the cover.

This resource is a series of 10 "piggy back" songs written to support thematic teaching units we all use at some point in the year.  They can also be used for movement or just for fun singing. Children learn well, we are told, when they move and especially when they sing. This is also an excellent resource for ESL/...