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Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.
Cursive Letter Tiles
Love these cursive tile printables! Perfect handwriting lines and never have worry about missing letter manipulatives again!
Read to Self Bookmarks: In addition to my students' Word Work during our Daily 5, one of their "Must Do" items is to Read to Self. During this time the children are assigned a story to read from one of our decodable readers that reinforces their Word Study Goal. This is a great classroom management tool that will support your implementation of Words Their Way in your phonics and spelling teaching program.