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Tracy Bramel
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My New Teacher Planner- Create 365 "The Happy Planner"
Over the years, I've experimented with different kinds of teacher planners. I like keeping all of my important information in one place. It's convenient to grab my planner and take it to all of my meetings for planning and note taking. One year, I tried kee...

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Chalkboard Paint Project in the Classroom
I had one portion of the wall in my classroom that was too high to reach and use on a regular basis. I couldn't post student work or anchor charts without getting out the big ladder. Other teachers in my building painted this space in different colors and w...

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No More Pencil Drama!
I don't know how many times I've told my students that I don't want any more pencil drama! Lost and unsharpened pencils are one of my pet peeves. I've tried collecting all pencils and sharpening them myself (too much work). I've tried a student sharpening a...

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The Phonics Dance
A few years ago, my good friend, Madalyn Lanni Ketron, introduced the Phonics Dance to me. She learned about it during her student teaching in Ohio. I was hooked after Madalyn's first performance!  The Phonics Dance!™ is a quick and easy way for  teachers t...

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FREEBIE to help with beginning geography.

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Where in the WORLD?
Do your students get confused about where they live? No matter how many times we go over "What state do we live in?", I always get the wrong answer. Nashville! The United States! Clarksville! At this point, it's a guessing game my students lose every time. ...

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Olive the Other Reindeer Reader's Theater
I searched all over the Pinterest, TPT, and Google to find a Reader's Theater Script for "Olive the Other Reindeer" by Vivian Walsh and J.Otto Seibold. I couldn't find one, so I created my own version. Check it out on my TPT. This holiday book makes a perfe...

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You Must Follow This Literacy Blog!
I follow a lot of blogs for ideas, materials, and inspiration. However, there is one blog that I subscribe to for researched based information on literacy. While I'm always searching for ways to engage my students, I'm also searching for research-based ways...

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Group Maker Apps
In my classroom, we do a lot of group work. My students don't have desks. They sit at large rectangular tables with chair pockets. This forms a natural group of 4 or 5 students. The usual way I create partners is by saying "your shoulder partner" (next to y...

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Holiday Christmas Activities
The month of December flies by. We still have standards to cover, but I still want to  create opportunities for fun holiday activities.  I created this pack to teach our standards while having some holiday fun. This pack contains 19 pages for only $2! I inc...
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