Keep. Them. ENGAGED! Yes YOU Can…with a FREEBIE!

Real Talk… Are you ready? I cannot imagine doing anything else with my life other than teaching.. but… I AM T.I.R.E.D….with a CAPITAL “T”! I have the cutest and sweetest group of littles this year…but they are A.C.T.I.V.E. with…

Mastering Nonfiction Text Features in 5 Easy Steps

I love teaching Nonfiction Text Features… actually… I love using nonfiction texts in my classroom.  I love learning facts that I actually didn’t know about and I love when my kiddos learn something new and I can actually see…

Reading Comprehension FUN

Hi Friends… I just wanted to show you some of my newest resources 🙂  I hope you can find them useful in your classroom! Here are some of my newest resources. Click the images to check them out in…

Bats and Spiders… and MORE… OH MY!

Hi Friends.. I hope this post finds you well.  With October approaching quite quickly, I wanted to let you know what I have my students do during our Daily 5 rotations in my Work on Writing station. Introducing….. BATS!!!!…

Apples, Apples, Apple Day!

APPLE DAY is coming!!!! YAY!!! Apple Day is one of my FAVORITE days of the school year!  I have been doing Apple Day for the past 19 years in my classroom and I still love it every year.  Even…

Classroom Reveal 2015

Hi Friends… I am so excited to be linking up with Angie and Ashley for our Classroom Reveals today and join in on the 2getherwearebetter badwagon!   How EXCITING!  I love looking at other teacher’s classrooms and getting new ideas.…

Constitution Day

Hi Friends…. This year on September 17th for Constitution Day, I wanted to do something a bit different than I have done in the past.  This year, I decided to teach about Constitution Day during my Guided Reading groups…

Reading Street Resources for 2nd Grade

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…

Spelling Instruction throughout the Year!

Hi Friends.. I hope this post finds you well.  I am nearing the end of my summer vacation and I am sure that some of you are already back to the grind!  This summer I was on a QUEST…

Super Duper LOVE BTS SALE!!

YIPPPPPEEEE!!!  How exciting… Get READY for a HUGE SUPER DUPER Love Back to School Sale over at TPT!  This is the day where you can get 28% OFF your entire purchase!  My cart is getting full!!!!! Head on over to…