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2013

A Favorite Lesson

Last week my class did one of my favorite lessons.  We created family trees.  They turned out beautiful, and I wanted to take a minute to share the beautiful bulletin board we created.  Since this is one of my favorite lessons, you can find more about it at my store. Here is our bulletin board: Students love writing about their families, and it is a great way to get them writing.  Creating the Family trees, is also a great way…

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  • Grading Tips That Save Time

    The school year has just begun and so far you’ve been getting to know your students and assessing where they are individually.  Who has been thinking about grades?   Well . .…

  • The First Week of School

    I was planning my back to school purchases for my classroom the other day, and remembered back to my first year of teaching.  I had no idea what to buy, and…

  • Another Great Read Aloud

    For my second blog post I thought I’d write about another one of my favorite Read Alouds.  It is called Heckedy Peg and it’s written by Audrey Wood.  Unlike my last…

  • A Favorite Read Aloud

    Read Aloud time is my favorite time of day with my students.  So, I decided to make a few posts describing some of my favorites.  A great story that incorporates literacy…