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How I Teach Close Reading (and a FREEBIE!)

Close reading is a critical skill for students to develop, and what could get them more excited to pay attention than creepy, crawly ants? “All About Ants” is the Prepared Passages Trifold we are tackling in the video above and, as you know, kids love bugs. By the end of this session, they love close reading techniques, too! Make a prediction I ask the children if we will be reading fiction or non-fiction—asking them to pay attention to text features…

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FREEBIES for my Follower Friends

Hi Friends… I hope this post finds you well 🙂  I am SOOOOOOO EXCITED about what I have up my sleeve!!!! I have wanted a way to connect with my peeps who follow my blog, Facebook page, and/or Blog Shop.  Sometimes, it’s just easier to get some up to date information right to your “INBOX” where you can “remember” to get back to it when you have a minute.  That is my BIGGEST problem…. I will see something I LOVE…

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Blog HOP F.U.N.

Top of the mornin’ to you my friends 🙂 I am teaming up with some great teacher bloggers to bring you a blog hop featuring one of my March resources.  I want to give you a closer look at this resource and how I run my day during St. Patrick’s Day…. Here are my blogging friends that are taking part in this fun little blog hop… And here is the resource that I will be featuring today and offering for…

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Blog Hop & a FREEBIE!

  Hi Friends… Happy Sunday!  Some of my best blogging buddies have come together once again this month to do our “TAKE A CLOSER LOOK” segment where we share some information and a FREEBIE from one of our newest resources!  So without further ado…..   I wanted to give you a closer look at my Reading Tab-Its!  I have this resource for Grades 1, 2, & 3! This past week we worked on my Cause and Effect Tab-It and my…

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Blog Hop and some FREEBIES

  Hi everyone! Remember our blog hop last month before the big BTS sale? The one where 10 of us gave a freebie sample of our best sellers?? Well, we are at it again! This time, we are offering up a freebie sample of our favorite September product!   I wanted to give you a closer look at my favorite September product from my store. Introducing my Shape-Its… Theme-Shaped Writing Templates! There are multiple writing choices for each month of…

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A BLOG HOP…a SALE…and a FREEBIE!

  Hi Everyone! Have you heard about the upcoming TPT One Day Bonus Sale???? Well…the sale is approaching quickly!!!  All of our stores will be on sale and when you enter the discount code you can get resources much cheaper!!!   I am teaming up with some great teacher bloggers to bring you a blog hop featuring one of my best selling products. I want to give you a closer look and a FREEBIE to try out with your class. Here…

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Fun with Fractions FREEBIE!!!!!

We haven’t begun fractions yet in class but I am gearing up for it.  Every year after I teach fractions I always have my kiddos create a craft and write Fraction Word Problems.  It is such a fun way to get them to apply their new knowledge of fractions and you will have an adorable bulletin board display to boot!  Here are some of the photos of the Fraction Flowers your kids can make with the unit…     If…

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100th Day of School FREEBIE!!!

Hi Everyone….I just wanted to share a little freebie that I have been doing in my classroom for years.  We don’t really go all out anymore for the 100th Day of School.  However, I do a few activities on the 100th day, we have cake and call it a day 🙂 However, I do this one activity that I L-O-V-E 🙂  Here’s how I do it… I allow my students to go “Book Shopping” for Scholastic books 🙂  I have…

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