Crate bench with storage bins for students' journals. Super simple to make and not very costly. Supplies: milk crates (got them for free from Kroger), zip ties, plywood board, foam, fabric and matching storage drawers (from Lowes)
Writing Ideas Resource Sheet for Student Journals - to be pasted in the front of journals or put in page protectors in binders. No more "I don't know what to write about" - and it has both fiction and nonfiction prompts!
Colonial Cold Case Files - 13 Colonies Interactive Task Cards: NO PREP
This is THE best way to get kids engaged in learning about the 13 Colonies. This activity has it all! Student journals, Cold Case task cards, a list of likely suspects, graphic organizers, literally everything you need to make the 13 colonies come to life.
Every Kindergartner loves Eric Carle! Each child creates a copy of this book and gains an appreciation of Mr. Carle as an author and illustrator. Includes student journals with two sets of pages for beginner and more experienced writers! ($)
Balls and Ramps Science Student Journal and Word Wall Words
Every Kindergartner loves Eric Carle! Each child creates a copy of a book of his characters and gains an appreciation of Mr. Carle as an author and illustrator. Includes much more! Student journals with two sets of pages for beginner and more experienced writers! Two activities - caterpillar life cycle headband and an ABC chant book for students to put in correct order! ($)
TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - Get 8 mini anchor charts to help teach your students about the 8 parts of speech. These mini anchor charts are a great addition to any student journal. - Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read.