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Faith Rucker
Worked at Marshall Elementary
Attended Wichita State University
Lived in Eureka, KS
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Getting to Know You
In class last week the kiddos created All About Me posters.  The posters were then turned into the students in our class.  Using the Hand-Up, Stand-Up, Pair-Up Kagen strategy, the students walked around the room and shared information about themselves with ...
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Let's Go Shopping and a Freebie
We finished our money unit last week, and keeping with tradition and fun, I set up a store in our classroom for some real life shopping.  Yeah !!! I start out the unit by exploring the different coins.  We identify and learn about the penny, nickel, and dim...
We finished our money unit last week, and keeping with tradition and fun, I set up a store in our classroom for some real life shopping.  Yeah!!! I start out the unit by exploring the different coins.  We identify and learn...
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High Frequency Word Fun
Yep....it's cold outside.  Wowzers!!!  Since we couldn't go outside for recess, I thought we should bring a little snow inside.  We pretended our shaving cream was snow and practiced writing and reading our high frequency words.
Yep....it's cold outside.  Wowzers!!!  Since we couldn't go outside for recess, I thought we should bring a little snow inside.  We pretended our shaving cream was snow and practiced writing and reading our high frequency wor...
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Great to Be Back
Well..... I haven't actually disappeared, but I did take on a new challenge this fall.  Yeah!  I decided to start coaching Jr. High volleyball, and I loved every minute of it.  I am excited to be back blogging again and have missed sharing my classroom acti...
Well..... I haven't actually disappeared, but I did take on a new challenge this fall.  Yeah!  I decided to start coaching Jr. High volleyball, and I loved every minute of it.  I am excited to be back blogging again and have ...
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Fire Safety Week
Last week was National Fire Safety Awareness Week.  We spent the week talking about fire safety, about what we do at school and at home when there is a fire, and we even had real firefighters visit our classroom.  They even brought a firetruck for us to exp...
Last week was National Fire Safety Awareness Week.  We spent the week talking about fire safety, about what we do at school and at home when there is a fire, and we even had real firefighters visit our classroom.  They even b...
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Rain Forest Assembly
Look who we met today!!!!! WOW!!! A big boa constrictor.  Yep, that is our Maela helping hold up the boa constrictor.  The presenter did inform everyone one that Miss Maela would be the perfect size for this snake's lunch.  We also meat a tarantula, hissing...
Look who we met today!!!!! WOW!!! A big boa constrictor.  Yep, that is our Maela helping hold up the boa constrictor.  The presenter did inform everyone one that Miss Maela would be the perfect size for this snake's lunch...
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First Week Fun
We are off to a great start.  Last week was filled with many exciting new learning opportunities for us all.  The kids loved meeting Pete the Cat and touring the building when he disappeared.  Check out these first day of school pictures and a little classr...
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Warm Fuzzy Fun
These kiddos collected 100 little "Warm Fuzzies" for good behavior! SUPER!  Students can earn up to four Warm Fuzzies a day for making good choices and following our classroom rules.  When they earn ten small Warm Fuzzies they exchange them in for a medium ...
These kiddos collected 100 little "Warm Fuzzies" for good behavior! SUPER!  Students can earn up to four Warm Fuzzies a day for making good choices and following our classroom rules.  When they earn ten small Warm Fuzzies the...
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Christmas Crunch Cereal Freebie
Do your kiddos love eating during a lesson?  Mine do and it keeps them sooooo engaged.  Here is a great little graphing activity you can do in your classroom to celebrate the Christmas season while enjoying a little snack too.  Just find a box of Christmas ...
Do your kiddos love eating during a lesson?  Mine do and it keeps them sooooo engaged.  Here is a great little graphing activity you can do in your classroom to celebrate the Christmas season while enjoying a little snack too...
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Halloween Fun During Math
Who says you can't learn math and eat it too!  Yep, we counted using candy corn.  This was definitely the do not eat bag.  Don't worry....they got new clean candy corn when they were finished.  One person would count out the candy corn to match the number, ...
Who says you can't learn math and eat it too!  Yep, we counted using candy corn.  This was definitely the do not eat bag.  Don't worry....they got new clean candy corn when they were finished.  One person would count out the ...
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An Apple Week of Fun
Johnny Appleseed's (John Chapman) birthday was September  26, so we celebrated his birthday and the beginning of fall with a week of APPLE fun! We taste tested and graphed our favorite kind of apple, balanced apples on our head, did an apple experiment in s...
Johnny Appleseed's (John Chapman) birthday was September  26, so we celebrated his birthday and the beginning of fall with a week of APPLE fun! We taste tested and graphed our favorite kind of apple, balanced apples on our ...
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Cooperative Learning in Math
In our classroom we use many of Kagan's Cooperative Learning strategies to promote engagement and collaboration.  These strategies (games as we call them), keep all of the students actively engaged  and they are held accountable during the "learning" activi...
In our classroom we use many of Kagan's Cooperative Learning strategies to promote engagement and collaboration.  These strategies (games as we call them), keep all of the students actively engaged  and they are held accounta...
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Six years ago I made a huge jump from 6th grade to Kindergarten, and I am loving it!  I have never felt more at home, and God knew what he was doing when he put me with these little ones.
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