Let me help you put your best foot forward by sharing with you a few of my favorite resources to engage your students, stretch their learning, and excite them as they master skills and standards! Being a classroom teacher is demanding, busy, and straight up stressful. Here are my top 6 picks for helping you start the school year off right! Interactive Word Wall A word wall is a must in elementary school settings, but just a display does nothing for your classroom unless it is useable for your students.
Molly Lou soon discovers that using your imagination can be more exciting than any store bought toy. Then Gertie, a new neighbor moves in next door and Molly Lous overhears her telling her mother she is bored, bored, bored. Molly Lou invites Gertie over to play and introduces her to tin can phones, cardboard racecars and the beauty of skywatching.
Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon is a wonderful read aloud highlighting the power of using your imagination.
Tie this read aloud in with making crafts from recycled materials, or items found in nature. Try the tin can phones, dolls made from twigs and flowers, cardboard racecars or robots and of course take a walking trip outdoors to lay back and watch the sky.
You never know what you will see in the clouds. Literature connection activities-crafts, recycle projects. Measure out a length or string or sewing thread about feet. Thread one end of the string through one of the holes. Make a strong knot in the string on the inside of the cup, so that the string remains attached.
Repeat with the other cup and the other end of string. Stretch the two cups apart until the string is taut or tight.
Optimizing a Tin Can Phone: Why it's better to use paper cups and sewing thread for tin cup phone project Posted by.Sep 09, · So go, enjoy a little Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon with your class. Find out what they can do!
Find out what they can do! A side note: Last year I came across Cara Caroll's blog, The Author: First Grade and Fancy Free. • Poor choices can lead to loss of access to future opportunities in school, athletics, extracurricular activities, college, and employment.
Using the Power of Children’s Literature to Take a Stand Against Bullying. Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell. The NED Show is a character education program that motivates elementary students with school assembly performances and free follow up resources for teachers.
This Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Lesson Plan Lesson Plan is suitable for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade. Young scholars listen to Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon in order to determine the main idea and essential message of bullying from the text.
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Want a fun and engaging center activities for reviewing character traits for the popular story, 'Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon?' This kit consists of a variety of cut and paste activities, NO PREP worksheets which provides students with additional practice to review character traits and physical traits of .