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Here are a few of my favorite teacher sites to visit!

Teacher Resources

Literature Links

Classroom Websites

 

Teacher Resources

 

http://mspowell.com/

This is my favorite site that I have found.  Ms. Powell has many practical management tips that I have wanted to try this year.

 

Busy Teacher Cafe

This is actually a K-3 website, but there are so many great ideas here it is worth checking out even if you teach upper grades.

 

www.proteacher.com

I love to use the chat boards here!

 

www.teachers.net

Another great place for chat boards!

 

Kim's Korner for Teacher Talk

Great tips on how to keep organized!

 

Mrs. Renz Fourth Grade Class

This is an amazing class website.  I use it for "inspiration" anytime I update my class website!  She also has a monthly book report for students, but she includes direction sheets and pictures of examples as well.

 

Reading Lady

I LOVE this website!  It has so much STUFF on it!  Check out the tool bar to the left of the screen to see all the wonderful resources the site provides.

 

Mosaic Tools

This website is actually part of the Reading Lady website.  It is just so good  I would hate for anyone to miss it!  There are many ideas and download sand printables for teaching reading strategies. This is a must see!

 

Carl's Corner

This is another website geared (generally) for the primary grades.  However, some of the materials are adaptable and it is a great starting point.

 

RHL School

This is a great website that I stumbled onto recently.  There is a BUNCH of reading skills worksheets.  You can just print the worksheets.  However, I will use the worksheets to create games so I don't have to brainstorm questions and answers!

 

Alpha Apple Orchard

Lots of ideas for teachers

 

Laura Candler

A huge assortment of ideas and printable for teaching all the subjects.  Here ideas for using Literature Circles are top-of-the-line.

 

Crayola Certificate Maker

Crayola has a neat, interactive certificate maker on their site. You do have to be a member to use it, but their is no cost to subscribe.

 

Imagination Factory

Lots of great art activities from "trash!"

 

Fourth Grade Skill Builders- Interactive Sites

TONS of games and online activities for so many skills in fourth.  math and grammar and everything in between!

 

 

http://cooltext.com/Fonts-Kids

Great Fonts!

 

 

 

Literature Links

 

Web English Teacher

Wow~  This site has tons of authors listed alphabetically.  Click on an author and several different links  pop up about the author and the books he/she has written.  Wonderful resource!!

 

Linda's Links to Literature

Whenever I am about to start a  novel I always check here!  MANY, MANY great ideas and lessons!

*New as of 7/07/05- This site is a members only site and requires a fee to join.  I am not a member and do not know what exactly is on the current site.

 

 

An Apple for A Teacher

Other Literature Sites (that are FREE- that's a biggie to me!) that might be worth looking into

This sites is just a modge -podge of good ideas!

 

Reading Units by Gay Miller

 

Book Units  PreK to 12

 

Richmond Pubic School

 

Ms. Carangal's Website

This teacher shows a plan for how she organizes Author Studies in her 3rd grade classroom and which books she uses.  Very helpful for people struggling with this!!

 

 

 

 

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