Happy November! A new month means a new “treasure” for all of my friends out there! I hope your school is lucky enough to have a short week the week of Thanksgiving. My district usually has teachers and students in school on Monday and Tuesday of that week. Because it’s a two day school week, we would take a short… Read More
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It’s that time of year again (depending on where you are in the world!) – Back to School time! Many teachers and students are already back in the classroom and are busy learning while others will be starting before you know it! Even though I’m a work-at-home-momma now, I still get those excited feelings about back to school time. (School… Read More
Back in 2013, I created the first unit of Daily Phonics Review. It really was a labor of love to create those sheets. I am so happy they are finally all finished! I created these review sheets while I was using Reading Street so the skills match the sequence they are presented in the series. However, you could use these… Read More
The most important thing I had to teach my first graders was how to write a complete sentence. In kindergarten, students are still learning letter formation and letter sounds. No doubt the K teachers work hard to teach those little kinders to start putting those sounds together to make words. In first grade, I was expected to have my students… Read More
I was very excited when Hameray Publishing contacted me about reviewing some of their Letter Buddies books. The Letter Buddies offer children a fun, engaging way to begin their alphabet learning. Alphabet knowledge is an important aspect of a child’s literacy foundation. Your learning environment needs to provide many opportunities for children to explore the network of information associated with… Read More
How many alphabet charts do you have? How many do I have? Probably a ton! It’s always nice to have a new one though, right? After purchasing some adorable alphabet clipart from Little Red’s Schoolhouse I just had to make myself a new alphabet chart! I made a full color version and a black and white one too. Alphabet charts… Read More