We’ve been talking about genres for ages — okay, for three months, but who’s counting? Wait…me. I’m counting. — so it’s time for my students to begin identifying the genre of their independent reading books using these simple bookmarks! I plan on using them to track their 40 book requirement. I’ve tried everything else I… Continue reading Genre Bookmarks
Parent conferences are coming… The transition for our kids from second to third grade is challenging. The expectations increase as they move from learning how to read to reading to learn. We no longer test them on stories we’ve read together, but rather they must use the skills we’ve worked on all week and apply… Continue reading Reading at Home
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
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!
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!
I am pretty excited about this. Aly from Just A Primary Girl had the phenomenal idea to combine the expertise of so many talented teachers around the blogosphere to create a collaborative blog where we could all share our ideas and resources. I will participate as one of the teachers with a special education… Continue reading #CollaborativeBlog Naming Contest – 20 TpT Products Giveaway!
Woo-hoo! We have a winner! Congratulations, Deb! Your items are on their way to you as we speak! I got a sneak-peek at all the other items that Deb won, and I am always impressed by everyone’s talent. There are so many teachers who go above and beyond for their students! Thanks so… Continue reading …And the Winner Is…