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Writing Series Part 2- Prewriting

It’s week two in my writing series!  This week we will focus on prewriting planning.  I like to remind my little learners that even authors of our favorite books do prewriting planning, and that it’s so important.  Make sure to grab your anecdotal notes to keep track of your students’ progress!  Modeling Prewriting is Key […]

Writing Series Part 1- Anecdotal Notes

If you know me, you know I love everything literacy.  My passion for teaching reading and writing spills through my resources.  To start off the new year, I am so excited to share with you my writing series.  For the next few weeks, you will see how I organize and implement Writer’s Workshop.  You’ll gain […]

Penguin Sentence Matching

Winter months are a favorite of mine as a teacher. My kids come back refreshed from a long break, they are eager to be back, and they always love the winter themes. But winter also means a time to see how my students have grown.  This is a time where sentence building happens!  And this […]

Spider Science Activities for Little Learners

Creepy crawly critters are definitely NOT my favorite creatures, but spider science has always been fun to teach.  It’s easy to see why! Why Spiders? Spiders are a great way to teach a variety of science skills.  From the basic needs of living things to life cycle and anatomy.  Spiders are designed specifically for their […]

20 Ocean Books for Little Learners

The ocean unit is such a fun unit to teach to our little learners! Between visiting the beach, exploring different marine life, and the fascinating coral reef, the ocean unit is so exciting! There are so many fun ways to explore the ocean unit and watch little minds learn and grow as they read ocean […]

20 Pirate Books for Little Learners

Teaching our little learners all about pirates is such a fun and exciting unit. There are so many fun ways to explore this pirate unit. You’ll get to watch little minds be amazed as they learn all about pirates. It’s SO FUN to watch them read through pirate books, too! Finding different pirate books to […]