Today I am dusting off the old blog and stopping in for a visit! I am so excited to share my new summarizing unit with you. My kids love summarizing with SWBST (somebody, wanted, but, so, then) and I hope your kids will, too! Let's Summarize is jam PACKED with goodies to help your little ones master the art of summarizing. I get giddy just looking at all the ... Read More about Let’s Summarize!!
Well hello there! Happy New Year! Tomorrow is Martin Luther King Day, so I thought I'd share some ideas-- old and new-- with you! First up, I created a new resource to use with my little ones. It includes a simple craftivity with an opportunity for writing... as well as a 10-page mini reader to help students learn about Dr. King's life! You can find Martin Luther ... Read More about Crafts & Ideas for MLK Day!
Are you ready to shop?! Tomorrow is Cyber Monday, which means DEALS all across the Internet! And TpT is joining in on the fun by throwing a HUGE site-wide SALE! Everything in my shop will be on SALE Monday, November 30th and Tuesday, December 1st! Enter code SMILE at checkout to save an additional 10% off your purchase! Below I am highlighting some new ... Read More about TpT Cyber SMILE Sale!!
As teachers, it's so very rewarding to watch our little ones turn into READERS! I teach first grade, and I often find that my students are all over the place: some come into my classroom reading above level, while others come in well below. It's great to witness their growth throughout the year as everyone becomes successful readers!! One component to learning how to read is ... Read More about Super Sight Word Heroes
Switch Witch is a NEW educational, healthy, and magical Halloween tradition! This gift set comes with a 20 page hardcover book and a cute little witch for your home... or your classroom! The story tells how the Switch Witch and her friends need your Halloween candy to heat their homes and keep the world of witches running all year. Switch Witch will use a magic spell to Switchcraft ... Read More about Switch Witch Halloween Tradition
I am finally here with a mini tour of my classroom! At least it didn't take me as long as last year-- October 11th vs. November 4th-- #winning! Disclaimers: (1) I took the pictures at the end of the day so there are scraps on the floor. And (2) I still have things to add into my room-- like birthdays on the birthday board?!-- I credit the delay to beginning of the year paperwork and ... Read More about Classroom Tour