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Guided Reading L.O.V.E.

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 everything when…

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Spring Cleaning SALE! Wishlist Clean Out!!

Click this Spring Cleaning Sale Poster to get to my TPT Store!   Are you ready for Spring??!  Well I am gearing up so let’s get ready to do some SPRING CLEANING!!  Ummmm….NO…not your drawers or closets… Your TPT WISHLISTS!! I cannot WAIT to clean out my wishlist!  If you…

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Ready for Earth Day!!!!

  I am already gearing up for Earth Day this year!  I am totally excited for this day!  I have worked on my new Earth Day Lapbook and I know my kiddos are going to L.O.V.E. it! Whenever I break out something different, you have to hear the ooohs and…

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Dictionary Skills

Hello my friends…I am sitting here looking out on the beautiful golf course that I am staying on in Boca Raton, Florida…. Yes! It is spring break! I am relaxed and drinking a yummy cup of coffee before I head on out to the beach! Before I go and soak…

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St Patrick’s Day Holiday Activities in the classroom

I am truly in awe when I browse around at the different Teaching Blogs that are on the internet.  It amazes me how many talented and creative teachers that we have educating our young children today and I feel lucky to be a tiny little part of the world of…

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Guided Reading L.O.V.E.!

Hi All….Clearly, I have been MIA…sorry about that…But I am back and so excited to share about one of my passions…Guided Reading. I remember being scared 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 everything…

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Fun with Fractions

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…

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And the WINNER is………

And the WINNER is…. Amanda L.!!!! Woohooooooo!!!  Congrats Amanda!!! I will be e-mailing you both of my President’s Day Units!!! Presidents’ Day Flip Flap Lapbook PRESIDENTS DAY FLIP FLAP BOOK

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President's Day and a FLASH GIVEAWAY!

I had so much fun today in class with my little kiddos.  We worked on our President’s Day Lapbook with all of our little Flip-Flap books.  I have to tell you…they LOVED it!  They had so much fun researching Washington and Lincoln and reading about their lives and achievements.  They…

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Measurement Fun!!

I have been teaching second grade FOR-EV-ER….really…almost twenty years so I have basically tried everything when it comes to every skill a second grader needs to know 🙂  The other day we began our unit on Measurement in math…I love teaching measurement and the kiddos love it too…they get to…

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SUPER SALE – TIME TO SAVE SOME $$

  Hello Friends… I am so excited to be part of the TPT Super Sale on Sunday…the Big Game Day 🙂  While all the men are watching away… I will be shopping away at all of the amazing stores on TPT.  Click the adorable picture below to head on over…

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Valentine's Day with Mr. Hatch

  Hi Everyone…I am so excited for Valentine’s Day to get here because I get to read my ALL TIME FAVORITE book called… Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli   Whenever I read this book to my students I get such a wonderful feeling inside and it just…

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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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