Posts made in August, 2013

Saturday Extra: Good Citizen Foldable

Posted by on Aug 31, 2013 in Freebies, vocabulary, vocabulary development | 0 comments

Saturday Extra: Good Citizen Foldable

I hope everyone who is back to school is enjoying a great start. I know I am with my 18 third graders. We’ve learned a lot about each other this week. I am anxious to do some beginning of year testing to better understand each child’s needs (but not before I enjoy my long weekend, of course).

I am enjoying my long weekend by creating for my classroom and for my Teachers Pay Teachers store! This is what I truly love to do.

We have been asked to begin using a social studies interactive notebook this year.  So I will be creating several types of foldables throughout the year, that I will then share!

Today I made a social studies foldable for us to use in our classroom next week. We will be studying some vocabulary words that describe a good citizen: respectful, responsible, fair, honest, caring, informed, determined, etc. We use words from both a “Be a Good Citizen” lesson in our reading text and pages in our social studies text.

On the foldable the students will write a complete sentence on the back of each flap, then draw a picture of themself performing the act they described under the flap.

We are also making another foldable for defining and illustrating the terms.

Good Citizen Foldable

Good Citizen Foldable

Here are directions for creating the second foldable.

Directions for 4-page book foldable

I have several products you might be interested in for social studies incluing ones on government and the Pledge of Allegiance.

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Social-Studies-Vocabulary-Government-409305

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Social-Studies-Vocabulary-Pledge-of-Allegiance-and-Star-Spangled-Banner-Unit-270166

Enjoy your holiday! Have a great week!

Ann

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Summer Fun Corners Activity

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Summer Fun Corners Activity

 

We will be using this activity for a prewriting discussion.

The students will pick a corner and share fun things they have done or would like to do. After a few minutes (when everyone at the corner has had a chance to talk) the students will pick a new corner and talk again.

We will then create a “seeds” section in our writing journals entitled “Activities/Adventures” and create a list of ways to have fun, etc.

This could also be used as a social studies activity. Students could be asked to brainstorm places in their community, their state, their country, or in the world.

 

Clipart from My Cute Graphics http://www.mycutegraphics.com/  and clker.com  http://www.clker.com/

Border by: Teaching for Fun http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Teaching-For-Fun

Summer Fun Corners Activity

Summer Fun Corners Activity

Here is a link to the PDF, however, if you’d like me to change the activity to include your state, here’s what to do:

1. Please follow my blog!

2. Please follow me on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/Devotedtovocabularydevelopment

3. Please check out my TpT store. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Ann-Fausnight

4. Post a comment below with your email telling me the state you would like to have. I will email it to you ASAP.

Ann

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It’s Not Over!

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

AdBTS

My entire store is stillon sale tomorrow, Tuesday, August 20, including my bundles! If you forgot something during the sale, it is not too late!

Ann

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TpT Sale! Don’t Miss Out

Posted by on Aug 18, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Back To School Savings!

I hope everyone comes for some great savings! Over 4,000 stores are on sale!

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Big Sale on TpT

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Please join me for the Back to School Sale on TpT. It is this Saturday and Sunday. I have reduced EVERYTHING in my store 20%, then TpT takes 10% off of my sale price when you use the code BTS13! My Social Studies America Bundle, which would cost you $32.50 if you bought all of the components separately, will be available for $17.28 (including TpT’s 10%). The Science Scavenger Hunt bundle includes 10 scavenger hunts with a price of $25.00 for the separate items will be available for a final cost of $14.40! The http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Math-Scavenger-Hunt-Bundle-Save-20-or-more-by-buying-all-of-the-math-at-once-771828 includes 9 scavenger hunts PLUS any new ones I add from when you buy here on out, can be yours for only 11.52! In addition to the great savings , you will qualify for a Scavenger Hint Binder or Binder Pages for Task Card Organization, a $2.00 value, for free!

Many, many more sales available throughout the site on Sunday and Monday. My store will also be on sale on Tuesday, if you discover you forgot something you needed!

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Ann

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