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Community Helpers Thematic Unit for Little Learners

What does your little one want to be when they grow up? Little ones tend to pick our every day heroes. And teaching them about those men and women who serve our community is so important. There are so many thematic units that I love teaching, but I absolutely love our Community Helpers unit. I […]

Progress Monitoring in the Elementary Classroom

The most valuable data a teacher can collect from their classroom is through progress monitoring! And guess what? It’s not a lot of work and it provides you with a lot of valuable information! Progress Monitoring Isn’t Difficult! There is no wrong way to monitor the progress of your students in your classroom. It’s what […]

Snowmen Literacy Activities for Your Winter Unit

January is a favorite month of mine as a teacher. Living in Texas, I live vicariously through the winter themed books I read to my students. Because if you know anything about Texas, we very rarely see snow! I have some great snowmen literacy activities that you can use in your winter unit and are […]

Classroom Party Ideas for the Holidays

The month of December is one of my favorite times in the classroom. There’s a short window of time between Thanksgiving break and the Holiday break. Our school is allotted a certain number of class parties, and the holiday season is one of those times. Do you need classroom party ideas for the holiday season? […]

Thanksgiving Thematic Unit for Little Learners

When November hits our calendars, you’ll find more Thanksgiving themed activities in the classroom. It’s a quick transition from spiders and spooky activities to turkeys and the history of the First Thanksgiving. Also, this time of year brings lots of tired students that are ready for a break, so fill your classroom with fun and […]