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Adages and Proverbs

Price $5.00 Remember the old adage,"The grass is always greener on the other side of the hill."? In Adages and Proverbs, learners begin to understand time honored advice after reading and participating in activities. These lessons are for students in the 4th and 5th grades. 

Adages and Proverbs Learning Game Board sold separately.

Adages and Proverbs includes 20 pages of: 
lesson plans,
46 task cards,
class game instructions,
center game instructions,
links to music videos pertaining to the lesson, 
and links to printables 

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Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

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Hope: A Gentle, Happy FREEBIE Poem for K-3rd Grade

1 page
Purple Background
Best for grades K-3
Gentle, happy, encouraging words

This sweet poem was the centerpiece of a mini-lesson where we discussed our hopes and dreams for the future. We created a lovely, colorful bulletin board filled with pictures of our hopes and dreams encircling the words of this poem. We were inspired by this bulletin board to encourage our classmates to pursue their dreams and to always be hopeful. 
One Arts Infusion Collaborative seeks to create original poetry and songs that support and enhance curricular content, celebrate holidays and other special days, stir imaginations, inspire hearts, and help make meaningful connections to learning.

Halloween and the Costume Trunk Poem and Draw

8 pages
Best for grades 1-3
Imaginative poem about the excitement and creativity abounding when a group of siblings, cousins, and friends rummage through the contents of a huge old costume trunk to create the perfect Halloween costume for each one of them. The costume creating culminates in a big parade through the backyard for their families. The day ends with treats and happy smiles. The poem is followed by 2 pictures to draw.
We created a colorful, exciting Halloween bulletin board with the students pictures encircling the words to this imaginative little poem. We added pictures we found of pumpkins. 
One Arts Infusion Collaborative seeks to create original poems and music to support and enhance curricular content, celebrate holidays, stir imaginations and help build meaningful, engaging connections to learning.

Helping Hands Make Happy Hearts Sheet Music

Teaching our students the joy of serving our neighbors through service projects and other acts of compassion teaches them, in turn, to be good caring citizens. This precious song encourages reaching out to others and affirms the happiness we feel when we do.It is well suited for students in grades K- 3. 
One Arts Infusion Collaborative seeks to create original music that supports and enhances curricular content, celebrates holidays, and enriches classroom units and themes. 

He Taught Me How Blind Eyes See: Story, Questions, Draw

8 Pages
Best for grades 3-5
Here is a 3 page story about a blind-deaf college friend, a friendship forged by learning and serving, and the strength and beauty of optimism. The story is followed by 11 questions, an opportunity to draw, and an opportunity to describe your drawing to a blind friend.
This story is a true story. The hope is that this story will encourage students to reach out to serve/help and also learn from those who have special needs. This story has inspired my classes each year to seek out and engage in community service projects. These experiences build empathy, compassion, and strong bridges of hope, trust, and friendship. In serving others, we see ourselves more clearly. 
One Arts Infusion Collaborative seeks to create resources that challenge us to see beyond ourselves and cultivate a compassionate view of our communities and the world around us.

Meet the Teacher-Chalkboard Theme

Meet the Teacher - Chalkboard Theme -
Make Back to School or Open House easier with these EDITABLE POWERPOINT Meet the Teacher CHALKBOARD THEME forms and posters.

I created these Meet the Teacher forms and posters to minimize the chaos of Back to School! 

You will find them easy to edit to fit your own needs. TEXT BOXES INCLUDED OR ADD YOUR OWN!

Customize your own Meet the Teacher posters with these EDITABLE files: in color and black and white -OR- use the ready-to-use posters provided.

Check out the PREVIEW for a closer look!

**This file includes:
One ready to use Meet the Teacher CHALKBOARD poster set in color
One EDITABLE Meet the Teacher CHALKBOARD poster set in color
One set of parent forms to use with the Meet the Teacher posters
Editable Blank CHALKBOARD forms for you to customize 
Editable Wish List Cards-CHALKBOARD in color 
**Because of the theme, black and white copies are not available.

**This is a Powerpoint file.
Here's the link to my Meet the Teacher blog post!
Meet the Teacher at Peace, Love, and First Grade

Hope you find these useful! 

Key Words: Meet the Teacher - Meet the Teacher Night - Meet the Teacher Forms - Back to School - Back-to-School - Beginning of the Year - Open House - Parent Forms - Editable Forms - Organization -


This Presentation Includes:
1. Well formulated, measurable and SMART Objectives and Outcomes;
2. Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links;
3. Engaging and Creative Starter Activity;
4. Flipped Lesson Part; 
5. Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions;
6. Space for Peer Teaching;
7. Collaborative Group Task;
8. Differentiated Activity that provides learning opportunity for level learners;
9. Assessment Criteria;
10. Plenary that assesses learning outcomes;
11. Home Learning for Reinforcement;
12. Educational Tools and Resources; 
13. Innovative Practices.

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