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Krista Mahan Teaching Momster
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Memoir Books
You may wonder why we are named Upper Grade Memoirs.  Are we a bunch of writing teachers?  No, at least that isn't ALL we teach.  We just started a discussion about what we could be named and memories came up.  Small moments, stories from our classrooms, an...

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Rockin' the Test with Games!
As the month nears the end, so does our month long series of "Rockin' the Test with Less Prep and Less Stress."  Today's topic includes ways to relief anxiety. My son is 12 and is autistic.  He is SOOOO smart, but HATES tests.  His perfectionism does not he...

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WINTER SNACK IDEAS FOR KIDS (or classrooms) 
Several ideas for fun, healthy snacks for your kids at home or classrooms
http://teachingmomster.com/2014/12/winter-party-snack-ideas-for-the-classroom/

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Thematic Thursday: Reindeer
Today, I am linking up with Carla from Comprehension Connections for her weekly linky, Thematic Thursday.  This week's topic is reindeer, so I couldn't resist.  I think reindeer are so cute!  There are so many cute activities and ideas out there that deal w...

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Krista Mahan Teaching Momster commented on a post on Blogger.
Your boys are gorgeous!  Thanks for all of your hard work putting this project together.  I also love the twist on your elf.  Thanks for sharing!

Krista
http://www.teachingmomster.com

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SUPERmarket Saturday: Task cards!
Task cards are an amazing teaching tool!  They are great for centers, whole class activities, RtI, and even activities for kids to use at home. Now that the weather is getting cooler and the holiday CRAZINESS has begun, get the kids up and moving while keep...

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Math Madness Wednesday: Number Bonds
Have you heard of number bonds?  They are a wonderful visual math tool for students to understand decomposing numbers. While many of these ideas are more for the primary students, they can help teachers of older kids understand what kids are learning in ord...

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Math Madness Wednesday: Number Bonds
Have you heard of number bonds?  They are a wonderful visual math tool for students to understand decomposing numbers.   There are MANY great ideas out there for ways to use number bonds.  Here are a few of my favorites. Number Bonds:  Make 10 from Math Pla...

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Books to read in the month of December

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December Read Alouds
What is on your class To-Read list for December?  Here is my "bookshelf" for this fun month!  There are so many different books to choose from, both fiction and nonfiction.  Most of these are appropriate for any classroom, no matter what grade level or grou...
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