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Top 10 Teacher Gifts for the Holidays
Are you a teacher, buying for a teacher friend? Are you a mom or dad looking for your child's teacher? Need ideas? You're in luck. I've gathered up some wonderful teacher goodies that are not coffee mugs! Sure, there's a water cup in there, but it has a cle...
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Strong Images in a Text (Exploring ELA)
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Difficult Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text (Exploring ELA)
Hey readers! Back with another blog post for Explore ELA , a blog series that takes you inside each elementary reading standard and studies it closely. Last week, we explored Making Connection in an informational text, one of the hardest standards I think t...
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Making Connections in a Nonfiction Text: Exploring ELA
It's been about a year since I have written my Exploring ELA Blog Series . I took some time off of writing them to focus on creating my ELA units. Now that the reading units are finished, I can get back into the blog series. So excited to bring you another ...
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Primary September Resources and a FREEBIE
I haven't done a showcase in a while! I'm so excited to bring you ideas, activities, and freebies for the entire month of September for primary teachers! This will be a little showcase of all the products I LOVE using in a primary classroom during the month...
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Teaching Landforms: Experiments, Resources, and a FREEBIE
Here is the third blog in my mini science blog series. A few days ago, I blogged about Weather and Habitats ideas in the classroom.  1. Learning About Landforms: (Source: Brain Pop Jr. ) I don't think teaching a science unit without a BrainPop Jr. video is ...
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Free End of the Year Webinar
That's my goal for you. I know it won't be 100% stress-free, because let's face it, it's a crazy time for all teachers.  BUT I'm leading a webinar to help you eliminate that stress.  I'm leading a FREE, LIVE webinar! What you will learn:  -What to expect in...
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Teaching Theme (Exploring ELA)
Now that I have expanded to 4th grade ELA, I will have new topics to cover. I'm still working through ELA for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade, so now I'm adding in 4th grade topics, too. Today, we're going to talk about teaching theme and summarizing!  The standard...
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Warming Your Kids Up for Writing Block
Have you guys heard of bell-ringers? If you have, it was likely for middle or high school, or even 4th and 5th grade when students switched class periods. BUT I partnered up with The Superhero Teacher and we created Bell Ringers for primary students, too.  ...
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Teaching Inferences (With Free Mini Lesson)
Inferences can be very difficult to teach students. As teachers, we begin teaching inferences at a young age when we ask and answer questions for them while reading. According to common core, the act of making inferences and finding evidence is documented a...
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