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HOLIDAY PROCEDURE WRITING

It’s the holiday season and your class is so excited about the holiday break! But you still have to teach even to the last minute before they leave for the rest of the year. When I sit down to plan my year, I like to plan my procedural writing unit around this time. It’s really […]

Consonant Blends Puzzles

I never knew how much I love teaching phonics until I got back into the classroom! I have kindergarten, first grade and now second grade under my belt. I have a love for all three grades, but I think second grade is my favorite so far! We help transition our students from learning to read […]

No Prep Write the Room Activity

I love giving my students the opportunity to get out of their seats while learning. Write the Room activities are a perfect way to do just that while keeping your students engaged in learning. Write the Room activities can be for any grade level! I’ve used this activity in kindergarten and first grade. My second […]

Ways Students Can Respond to their Reading

What I love about teaching second grade is the transition in reading skills. In kindergarten and first, students learn to read through phonics and sight words. However, when they move to second grade, we work on a huge transition. We move from learning to read to reading to learn. Because of this, we need to […]