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LAL Book Trailers (via animoto)

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · animoto, Classroom, Content - Language Arts

For the past few days, Ms. Quintas’ language arts class has been working on book trailers using animoto.  Some worked in pairs, others alone.  In today’s class, we view their products and the students voted (aka the Oscars) for their favorite videos.  Below are a few samples from her class.

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Making sense from contractions

June 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Contraction Match is an easy matching game for grades 1-3 with contractions.  You could project this on the board or make it a station. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Proofreading with talent

May 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Tossed up Talents is a fun interactive for helping elementary children  with homophones.  I bet this activity might even encourage them to make up some of their own! For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click  here.

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Dear America

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies

Dear America is a Scholastic site that offers various activities ( i.e., images, arts and crafts, fashion, recipes) correlated with majors periods in American history. For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here.

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