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Linda Burns
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Writing Can Teach Reading, Part 3
More on Writing in Kindergarten Class Name Photos Here’s a fun chart for your students!  Our students love to write each other’s names but since the names aren’t always phonetically spelled, they have to copy the names.  During our writing time, we found th...

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Writing Can Teach Reading, Part 2
Word Writing In our previous blog, we told you how we introduce writing with whole group activities.  Our next step is to introduce writing words with our students.  Most of our students have not had pre-k and come into our program very inexperienced.  Sinc...

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Writing Can Teach Reading!
Linda: Many, many years (maybe centuries!) ago I began my teaching career in Westboro, MA, as part of a kindergarten team.  There was a teacher on the first grade team who was using student writing to reinforce her reading program.  OMG, everyone thought sh...

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Volunteering in Kindergarten!
Fun in Kindergarten Linda:   I’m so lucky!  Not only did I get to spend 35 years as a teacher in kindergarten but now I get to spend time volunteering in my granddaughter’s kindergarten classroom!  I started out the year just assessing the children one-on-o...

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Color Mixing STEM Activity and Freebie!
C o l o r M i x i n g S T E M A c t i v i t y a n d F r e e b i e!   By this time of the year our students can name all their colors.  So now we are working on reading color words.  One of our stations is this fun activity for mixing colors to create new co...

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Backup Your Computer!
Linda:   We have been “missing in action” since December when my computer decided to slow down to almost a stand-still.  And then I couldn’t get on the internet because Safari just showed error messages about my computer could crash at any moment - just spa...

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Who Doesn’t Like a Sale?!!!
Now that the Christmas rush is over, sit back, relax, and enjoy your break!  It’s also a great time to take advantage of all the after-Christmas sales at the stores and KinderLit is joining in the fun. All our products will be 20% off from Monday, Dec. 26 -...

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Gift Time In Kindergarten
Easy-to-Make Snowmen Linda:   I recently came across a site called The Frugal Navy Wife and discovered her page of Christmas crafts.  Even though I’m not in the classroom anymore, I’m always looking for projects to do with my grandchildren ages 6 &4.  So we...

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And the winner is...
The winner of the $10 gift card to TpT is: Zoe Marie A.  Congratulations!  Thank you to everyone who entered our very first rafflecopter contest!  Be sure to watch for more chances to win in  the future !   ************************************************...

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Holiday Giveaway!
Holiday Time! And a great time to give away a $10 gift card to  Teachers Pay Teachers!  Just enter through this Rafflecopter form and follow our store at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kinderlit .   The contest ends tomorrow at midnight and the w...
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