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Reading, Math & More…Oh My!

  Hi Friends!  Hope you are all well!  Confession time… I’m a BAD BLOGGER!  well… I guess you already know that already if you follow me :).  I’m sorry!  Between teaching, motherhood, wifehood, creating new resources, and cooking dinner… Ugh… There just isn’t enough time in the day...

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Blog Hop & 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...

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Ditch the Worksheets = F.U.N.

  Hi Friends…. I hope this post finds you all well.  A few weeks ago I stayed after school {in my very quiet classroom….ahhh} and I started thinking about how I could add some more PIZZAZZ to my Guided Reading Groups. As part of our reading series {Pearson...

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Mastering Main Idea using Task Cards

Hi Friends…Happy Fall!  I wanted to take some time today to share HOW I teach Main Idea to my students…not an easy task…but doable using the right tools! This past week, our skill that we were working on was MAIN IDEA.  I don’t know about you, but my...

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Work on Writing and Daily 5

  Hi Friends.. I hope this post finds you all well.  I am sure that many of you are already back to school.  But I have 2 1/2 weeks left of bliss 🙂  I know…hate me now….but in June you are going to be in a much better...

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Cause and Effect & a FREEBIE!

Hi Friends…I hope this post finds you all well and rested 🙂  I wanted to share with you how I teach the concept of Cause and Effect in my classroom.  I just LOVE teaching about this skill to my kiddos, however, it is a somewhat difficult concept to...

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Pearson Reading Street Resources 50% OFF Today ONLY!

  Hi Friends…. I have decided to offer my Pearson Reading Street Supplemental Resources for Grade 2 for 50% OFF…  TODAY ONLY!  These resources normally sell for $12.00 and today they are only $5.00!  That is a HUGE DISCOUNT  for the amount of resources in each unit!!!!  The...

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Ipods in the Classroom for Listen to Reading

Hi Friends….  Welcome to the next…. Isn’t this FUN!!!  I absolutely LOVE these Bright Idea Blog Hops.  I have learned sooooooo much from the last two hops! Today I just wanted to share with you how I organized my Listen to Reading Station in my classroom during our...

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Guided Reading and some FREEBIES

Hi All…. I am so excited to share one of my passions with you today…Guided Reading. I remember being scared to death that I had to teach guided reading groups..and now it’s my favorite time of day! Twenty years of 2nd Grade and I have pretty much tried...

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Discussion Connections during Guided Reading

Hi Friends…   Do you feel like the discussions you have during your Guided Reading groups are boring for your students and even for you?  Does the conversation just end abruptly and have only a little “meat” to it?  If so, I have a solution for you!!!!  Today...

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Hi, I'm Anna! I was a primary teacher for over twenty-three years, wife of a firefighter, mother of twin teenage boys, obsessed with being creative and helping teachers and love my Saturday morning quiet cup of coffee!
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