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Dawn Sunderman
4th Grade Teacher/Runner Who is Trying to Eat Healthy
4th Grade Teacher/Runner Who is Trying to Eat Healthy

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Monday Made It!: Guest Blogger Guidelines, Birthday Flowers and more Shelves
I am linking up with     Painting the small shelves in my classroom lead to my next project.  I took one look at the larger shelves and decided they needed painting. In my hurry to get done I forgot to take pictures of the before look, but trust me when I f...

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Monday Made It: Shelves, I Charts, Tag Team Revising, and Math by Myself
I'm linking up with   The first project I completed this week, looked like this in the beginning: With some elbow grease, patience, and help from my beautiful daughter it looked like this in the middle: And here is the final product: I am implementing Daily...

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August Currently!
I can't believe it is time to link up at  for the August currently.  Here goes: Listening: Yes, I am a crazy cat lady! My husband and children gave this to me for Christmas and I love it. It is so quiet in my house this morning that it is the only thing I h...

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Jazzier Version of Word Work Activities and New TPT Store
I put together a jazzier version of the word work activities that I shared for Monday Made It this week and created a Teachers Pay Teachers store.  Check them both out at by clicking on the image below:

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Techie Tuesday: Technology Tip for the Newbie Blogger
Hello, all I am linking up at Technology Tailgate for Yesterday I wanted to link up with Monday Made It hosted by 4th Grade Frolics. I had tweaked some word work games and created some homework menus and wanted to share them. I inserted the links for all of...

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Word Work Ideas
I was surfing Pinterest looking for ideas to use with my fourth graders during word work time.  I stumbled upon these two ideas from 4th Grade Frolics .  One is Word Work Scrabble  and one is Word Work Word's Worth .  I tweeked them a bit and made one of ea...

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Structure of a Writing Conference
This summer I read "How's it Going? A Practical Guide to Conferring with Student Writers" by Carl Anderson. If you have not read this and need guidance on conferring, I highly recommend it. One thing I found very helpful in this book was his explanation abo...

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Technology Projects
I have taken on 2 major technology projects this summer.  1. Scanning all my classroom library books into booksource classroom organizer : This is a program where you can use your smart phone or tablet to scan the bar codes of your books and they will be en...

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Fourteenth Book Done!
I finished reading my fourteenth Iowa Children's Choice Award nominee , Athlete Vs. Mathlete by W.C. Mack .  In this story twin brothers, Russ and Owen Evans, seem to have very little in common until the new basketball coach comes to town. He orders Russ th...

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Thirteen Books Done!
I just finished reading my thirteenth Iowa Children's Choice Award nominee , "Summer of the Gypsy Moths" by Sara Pennypacker . In this book Stella and Angel have two things in common. One they live with Stella's great-aunt and two they live there because th...
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