This is a short story about three foster kids who help their foster parents run a bakery. It includes questions that focus on character analysis as well as a poster.
This blog offers lots of free downloadable files for teachers: posters, worksheets, handouts, lesson plans. The blog will also tell you where to find free (or really) cheap things for your classroom.
Here's an inexpensive way to decorate your classroom.
I just uploaded this booklet of the following seven literary quotes to my posters page. (Scroll down to the bottom of the page.) There are seven pages in all ( a quote on each page.) I suggest you print the quotes out and paste/staple them onto to colorful posterboard. Or, you could also, print them out on colorful paper.
Literary Quotes Quotes:
Friendship, I fancy means one heart between two.
Parting is such sweet sorrow
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you sit down quietly may alight upon you.
Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not.
All great achievements require time
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day
Today is your day.
You’re off to great places!
You’re off and away!
Here's a PowerPower Point review game that I just created. It's pretty cool; check it out