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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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Guided Reading Super Sleuths

Guided Reading is a favorite time of day for me…but, I always seem to get bored with what I am doing so I have to shake things up a bit from time to time 🙂 So..this is how I’m doin it…..  = FUN!!!! I went to the dollar...

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Talking Sticks with Guided Reading Groups

  Hi Friends…  Guided Reading is one of my favorite times of the day.  I am always looking and searching for new ideas and activities that can add a little more variety into my group work.  As I was creating my lesson plans last week, I knew that...

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Inferencing at its BEST..and a freebie!

I LOVE teaching my little kiddos how to make inferences.  It is not an easy skill to master, but with the right materials they tend to GRAB HOLD OF IT…and completely get it!  And…that’s exactly what happened this week!  Can I get a Woot-Woot!  We use Reading Street...

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STEAL of a DEAL Saturday..Guided Reading!!!

  Yep!  It’s STEAL of a DEAL SATURDAY!!!! YIPPPPEEEE! I have decided to put my BEST SELLER on sale today for  50% OFF! You cannot even get this price during the sitewide TPT sales! So head on over to my Blog Shop to pick up my Guided Reading...

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The Polar Express Literature Unit

  Hi Friends…I don’t know about you, but I need SOMETHING that is going to keep my little ones’ attention for the next two days!!!  I am going to read the book The Polar Express and then show them the movie with popcorn and a holiday drink {fruit...

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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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