Language Arts Archives - Elementary Education

8 Winter Writing Prompts That Will Warm Your Heart

It’s that time of year again! The snow is falling, the temperatures are dropping, and your students are getting antsy. Time to break out the winter writing prompts! These 8 writing prompts are sure to get your students’ creative juices flowing and warm their hearts all at the same time.…

14 Essential Pre-Reading Questions to Ask Your Students

As a teacher, it’s important to ask your students pre-reading questions before they read a book. This helps them get ready for the text and sets the stage for a successful reading experience. In this blog post, we will discuss 14 pre-reading questions that you can ask your students before…

The 7 Best Debate Topics For Kids

Do you know what makes great debate topics for kids? It’s something that is interesting, controversial, and relevant to kids. In this blog post, we will discuss the 7 best debate topics for elementary students. These questions will help get your students thinking critically and debating with each other. But…

15 Free Fall Writing Prompts for Elementary Students

Fall is a great time to get students writing. The leaves are changing color, the air is getting cooler, and there is a feeling of excitement in the air. Here are 15 free fall writing prompts for elementary students that you can use in your classroom! These prompts will help…

11 Free Games for Learning the Letter Sounds (That Kids Will Actually Love)

Are you looking for some fun games to help your class learn the letter sounds? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 5 of the best games for teaching letter sounds, as voted on by kids and teachers alike. 1. Learning the Letter Sounds With Fun: Knockout…

The 9 Best Halloween Books to Read In Your Classroom

I know schools tend to be all over the map when it comes to celebrating Halloween in the classroom. Some schools opt for Book Character Dress-Up Day, while others go full-fledged bobbing for apples-parties from the 90s. What you do is none of my business–but what is my business is…

3 Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities That Are Simple and Adorable

If you aren’t reading Spookley the Square Pumpkin to your students in October, is it even Halloween?! For real, though: Spookley has quite a hold on my own preschooler all year (it’s one of her most-requested bedtime books). My first grade students also loved the tale of this square gourd…