Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Halloween Alphabetical Order & Dictionary Guidewords


Up for a little Halloween-themed language arts fun in your classroom? With this printable worksheet, students have to first decide which words belong in the Halloween dictionary, by using the guide words at the top of the page. They will then put all of the Halloween terms in alphabetical order.

http://everydayteaching.com/Printables/Halloween/HalloweenDictionaryGuideWords.pdf

Thursday, October 6, 2011

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH A PUMPKIN? (worksheet)


What can you do with a pumpkin? You'd be surprised! Take a look at our printable student worksheet for a Harvest, Halloween or Thanksgiving exercise for your students, in math, writing and critical thinking skills.

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pumpkin-Math-Explorations-Worksheet-916600


Saturday, October 1, 2011

Pattern & Patterning Shapes


Here's an easy way to use pattern blocks in your classroom: simply print out a set for each student onto card stock, cut out the patterns or tangrams and presto! You're ready for some patterning exercises. Need some ideas for patterning activities? Try the 2nd and 3rd links below; the last one also includes some tangram pattern sheets for your students to model.
http://www.everydayteaching.com/Printables/PreK/TangramShapes.pdf
http://www.kindergarten-lessons.com/kindergarten-pattern-activities.html
http://www.deltasee.org/CTC/Activity%2026%20Tangrams.pdf
Oh - and don't forget! You get the full-size tangrams or pattern blocks if you click on the link, and not the picture.