The Simple Solution to Helping Your Students Find Their Own Writing Mistakes 

   Have you struggled with students not finding their own mistakes in their writing?  Even after checking CUPS, there are still errors, and peer editing isn’t any better. Plus, editing for your students only feels like spoon feeding the answers and they’re not really learning from them.  One of my strongest readers struggles finding her… Continue reading The Simple Solution to Helping Your Students Find Their Own Writing Mistakes 

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Literacy Pinspiration!

I’m linking up again with Mrs. H. at Just a Primary Girl for Pinspired Thursday! It’s that time of year: things are winding down, and I’m not yet in “Monday Made It” mode, but I wanted to share (at least preliminarily) the Pinterest Inspired activity our 4th grade team is doing: Check out this link… Continue reading Literacy Pinspiration!

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Multiplication Madness!

We’ve been working super hard on our multiplication facts this year, so I took advantage of last month’s March Madness by having our very own Multiplication Madness! It was my first time trying this, so I had looked on Teachers Pay Teachers for something to use, but my needs were so specific that I ended… Continue reading Multiplication Madness!

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I was doing some MAJOR spring cleaning today, but not the kind where my house actually gets cleaned.  I was cleaning out my email inbox.  See, if I can’t use my phone to accomplish a task, the task gets put off for another time.  This is because I am a lifetime member of Procrastinator’s Anonymous.… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

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The Writing Process in the LS Classroom – Part 3 of 5: ARMS

  So often, when my students write, they expect to submit their initial piece as their final copy.  This could be because they find the writing process tedious or boring, or because they truly don’t realize that writing is a process. In my previous post, I explained how I use my Planning Organizer to help… Continue reading The Writing Process in the LS Classroom – Part 3 of 5: ARMS

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A “Fabulous” Giveaway!

Lacey, from The Fabulous Life of an Elementary Teacher, is hosting a 200 Follower Giveaway over at her blog!  I am excited to be a part of it!  I love her blog, and enjoy following her on Instagram (she’s @fabulouslifeofateacher). She’s organized three different sets of prizes: K-2, 3-5 (including my Fiction and Non-Fiction Text… Continue reading A “Fabulous” Giveaway!

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Huge TpT Cyber Monday + Tuesday Sale!

Teachers Pay Teachers is throwing a huge Cyber Monday — and Tuesday! — Sale!  But this is no ordinary TpT sale.  It’s an “Awesome, site-wide, blow-the-doors-clear-off-the-barn SALE!”  All products in my store will be discounted 28%!  Just use Promo Code CYBER for the full discount. Check your wishlist – then check it twice!  It’s time… Continue reading Huge TpT Cyber Monday + Tuesday Sale!