Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Bunny fun and more

How are your April plans coming along? Need a cute writing activity?
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Easter-Bunny-Craftivity-Common-Core-Aligned-615868https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Easter-Bunny-Craftivity-Common-Core-Aligned-615868

This craftivity includes templates for a bunny peek over, two picture book suggestions, and a choice of three writing activities aligned to the Common Core.

Picture book: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
1. Opinion: Do you think the Easter Bunny picked the best egg? W1.1
2. Text-to-Text: How did The Easter Egg remind you of Horton Hatches the Egg? RL1.9

Picture Book: If I Were the Easter Bunny by Louise Gardner
3. Narrative: Students write what they would do if they were the Easter Bunny. W1.3

Click on the picture to grab your copy.
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Easter-Bunny-Craftivity-Common-Core-Aligned-615868

I also have two book club packets that are perfect for this  month.
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Junie-B-First-Grader-Dumb-Bunny-129258
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Save-the-Earth-A-Ready-Freddy-Book-Club-Packet-232532
3 more days until Spring Break and boy do I need it!

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

St. Pat's Activities and Freebies

What St. Patrick's Day activities are you doing this week? 
We'll be using my packet that goes with Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato.





You can grab your copy {HERE.}

I don't teach math anymore but this one was always a favorite! Click {HERE} to grab your copy of Pot O' Gold: an Addition Strategies Game.

While you are visiting my store you can grab this ABC Order FREEBIE!




You can also download this FREE comprehension sheet to go with Fluffy's Lucky Day.

Sadly, we have standardized testing this week so the leprechaun stuff will not be as crazy. The chef is serving corned beef and cabbage for lunch on Wednesday. I can't wait to see the kids reaction. ;-)


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Monday, March 2, 2015

Happy Seuss Day!

You know how when you are in charge of something you don't get a chance to take pictures? That was me today for our Seuss Day. Luckily some of my fellow teachers were more on the ball. They even took one of me.

We passed out hats to every student as they arrived. This shot is them watching a BrainPopJr video about Theodore Geisel in morning assembly.

Then we sang songs they learned in music class from the musical Seussical. The backdrop was also from that show.

One class performed a Lorax skit.

Our art teacher made cute boards the students could take their picture with at lunch.

The teachers all had hats, too!


After reading Oh, the Places You'll Go my second graders made the craft I posted about the other day.

"I am going to be an inventor. I am going to make a space probe and send it to pluto."
"I will be a gastroenterologist because my dad is a gastroenterologist."
"I will attend Foothill College and I will serve in the army."
I found this one interesting since both his parents are doctors and I suspect their plans won't include community college or enlisting. ;-)

"I will become a Language Arts  teacher. I will teach second grade."
This one made me smile because this is my Mini-Me. I have had the pleasure of teaching her for a year and a half now and I taught her mom years ago (she was in junior high though!) 

We also read Seuss books to one of the kinder classes. They were so cute! 



Phew! I am worn out tonight! I hope your day was fun!

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Oh, The Places I'll Go FREEBIE

Jodi shared this craft idea on her blog Fun in First many years ago but she didn't didn't include templates. Since I am trying to do March 2nd up a little bigger this year, I made some for myself and thought I would share them with you all. Thank you for the cute idea, Jodi! Download HERE

I hope you have a fun day on Monday!


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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SALE!!!

The sale is on for another day!! Everything in my store is 20% off! Enter the code below and save 28%!!

Congrats to Katie on winning my latest book club packet! I use these daily in guided reading groups. I love integrating writing into my small group time! Perhaps this sale is a great time to try one.

Need some things for March?
Or stocking up for April?

Even though I don't teach math anymore, I still have many fun activities in my store!

Or get one of my best sellers for a great price!

I'm off to shop myself. I hope you find something you can use in my store. I now have 106 products!


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