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St. Patrick’s Day Activities and a Freebie

Hey y’all! Can you believe it’s almost St. Patrick’s Day?! 2017 is sure whizzing by…isn’t it?! Eeek! I’m here today to let y’all know of this fun freebie I have for you. If you’re in need of a quick…

How to Plant a Tree {a Writing Activity for Little Learners}

Hi y’all! A few days ago I posted a picture on Instagram of a writing activity my firsties were completing. After several comments and questions about the activity…I decided to write a blog post to describe the process. We…

Classroom Happenings

Hey y’all! It’s been a while…but I’m ready to get back on the saddle and start blogging. 😉 Here are a few random happenings we’ve been up to in my classroom this week. We’ve been learning about rocks this…

Close Reading Nursery Rhyme Edition Part 2

Hey y’all! Last year I blogged about how I introduce close reading to my littlest learners. I use nursery rhymes to introduce this rigorous skill and truth be told they eat it up! Here in Texas we don’t have…

Martin Luther King Jr. Mini-Unit and a Freebie

We’ll be celebrating the life of a great man in a couple of weeks…so I thought I’d share this post from last year with you all. I love teaching my students about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!  We have…