Monday, August 6, 2012

Margaret Nominates
Five Outstanding Freebies
August 6, 2012

Time to stuff your 2012-2013 resource files!
Start with these winners. . .

Free Crayon Clipart—Digital Classroom Clipart—NC
Fourteen, superbly drawn, clipart spots of a crayon box and individual crayons each one in color, gray-scale, and line drawings.  A wonderful resource for decorating student printables, games, bulletin boards, letters to parents, announcements, etc.

August Daily Bell Ringers for 6th Grade—Coaches Corner—Ontario, Canada
An collection of 22 academic and creative activities for your students’ entertainment while you are taking homeroom role and preparing daily morning reports.  A real time saver!

A fun handout for students to work on while you take care of your own paper work or other duties on the first day of school.  One of those good-to-have items.

Ecology Crossword Puzzles—Set of Six—Science Stuff—Tennessee
6th, 7th, and 8th grade science teachers, this one is for you!  Six free crossword puzzles that you can use  as part of your ecology units to teach vocabulary, reinforce concepts, and practice spelling.  It’s from Science Stuff, so you know it’s good.

New from Wise Guys, a name you know if you follow my blog. Seven pages of math games and activities with an Olympic theme and Common Core alignment.  It’s free, and it’s top quality.  What more could you ask for?  4th-8th grade teachers, go get it!

Don’t forget to let these teacher/authors know how much you appreciate their freebies by leaving top ratings and positive feedback.  The process takes only a few seconds, but it motivates for days and days!!