Saturday, February 9, 2019

How does your plant grow? FREE

How do your plants grow?
Let's write and find out!
At the request of a follower.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Hearts A Plenty Freebie!

Have fun building number sense while coloring hearts!
All you need are dice and some crayons.

Roll a die.  Color the number word.

Roll the die.  Color the number.

Roll the die.  Double the number. Color the heart.

Roll the die.  Double the number.  Color the number word.

Roll the dice.  Add them up. Color the number.  Four in a row wins!

Roll the dice.  Add them up.  Color the number word.  Four in a row wins!

Roll the dice.  Double the number.  Color the number.  Four in a row wins!
Also super cute for Valentine's Day!!

Friday, February 1, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Will he see his shadow?? GROUNDHOG DAY

Well at least those of you who live in the Northern regions must certainly be feeling this way!
After the Polar Vortex and the Snow....
Looking forward to the fun filled prediction the Groundhog will make!
These packets will help you take Groundhog Day to another level by using it as a teaching tool for groundhog facts, lessons about prediction and science experiments with shadows.  What better way to make real world connections?!!

Two Weeks from Today!! VALENTINE'S DAY

February 14th is two weeks away from today!
I think each of these packets is perfect to help prepare for this special day!
You and your class will LOVE them!
And check out the adorable crafts that accompany it.

This story is a favorite for the kiddos.
It is ideal for a Valentine celebration and connecting TEXT OT SELF and FEELINGS.
Again look at the cute crafts and page toppers for showcasing student writing.

Oh Froggy you are so cute. And what?  A first kiss...ewwwwww!
But your class will love following the story with these delightful activities and crafts.
I "Toad" ally LOVE this!

And yes this is FREE!

 If you loved the FREEBIE you will appreciate this...Groundhog, President's, Dental Health and Valentine are all covered.

Happy Valentine's Day all!

Sunday, January 27, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Activities

Do you feel LUCKY?
You will if you share these activities with your class.
So much fun with balanced literacy!

Word Work
Making words, syllables, parts of speech.
All vocabulary is related to St. Patrick's Day.
(not shown are the other 6 vocabulary cards as well as word search, ABC Order and another making words with St. Patricks Day.

Informational text includes a mini book filled with facts about St. Patrick's Day.
There is a T/F page which is perfect for assessment or have your class use the text while completing the activity.  There is also a graphic organizer for students to write down key facts from the text.
Not shown are 3 differentiated final write pages for informational writing.

And there are MORE opportunities for writing.
Creative, IS/HAS/CAN, Sensory, and paragraph.

MY FAVORITE!  Reader's Theater on Catching a Leprechaun.
There are 6 parts to the reading so your class can be divided into groups.
Following the reading your class can write about catching a leprechaun AND creating a WANTED poster.

Then more writing with the leprechaun.  Wishes and a letter.

There are so many wonderful stories about St. Patrick's Day.
Here are four of my favorites with comprehension activities to follow each one.