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Susan Jones
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First Grade Teacher
First Grade Teacher

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My THREE Favorite Classroom Management Tips
As every new school year approaches, I begin to get my mind ready for a new year of students. This always includes thinking of my classroom management approach. I like to try new things each year because each group of students is entirely unique and has a d...
My THREE Favorite Classroom Management Tips
My THREE Favorite Classroom Management Tips
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Free Hands On Addition Activities!
Hands-on math. I love it, I live for it, I believe in it. Nothing keeps my students engaged more than getting their hands on a piece of the action. I spent this past year focusing on math and trying to come up with tons of engaging activities, lessons, and ...
Free Hands On Addition Activities!
Free Hands On Addition Activities!
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Beach Day: End of the Year Fun!
It's time the last installment of my  Countdown to Summer activities ! I have another whole day of FUN ready for you! To read about my other themed days, click the links below: [ Camping Day ] [ Friendship Day ] [ Sports Day ] [ Memories Day ] Today, I brin...
Beach Day: End of the Year Fun!
Beach Day: End of the Year Fun!
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Diphthongs Activities and Games
Diphthongs! What in the world is a diphthong!? I remember very clearly asking myself that question in my Foundations of Literacy class in college. Diphthongs can be tricky to read since the letters shown in these words don't make their usual sounds - the so...
Diphthongs Activities and Games
Diphthongs Activities and Games
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End of the Year Memories!
At the end of the year we always created a memory book of some sort. I love to reminisce with my students. 180 days together is no joke and should be celebrated before they head off to their next teacher! Instead of just filling in a memory book on the last...
End of the Year Memories!
End of the Year Memories!
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Sports Day: End of Year Activities!
It's time for another installment of my  Countdown to Summer activities ! I have another whole day of FUN ready for you! My past posts were all about camping activities and my second fun-filled day was all about Friendship . Today, I bring to you an entire ...
Sports Day: End of Year Activities!
Sports Day: End of Year Activities!
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Get the Most of your Students' Writing
Writing in the primary grades can be a bit scary at times! Many of my first grade students are just learning to read and simultaneously I would like them to write a 3 page personal narrative with an opening, three details and a catchy closing. It isn't alwa...
Get the Most of your Students' Writing
Get the Most of your Students' Writing
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Keep Students Engaged at The End of the Year!
Keeping my first grade students engaged during those last few weeks of the year is always a challenge. A fun one, but certainly a challenge.  The sun is usually shining, the warmth makes my students start to yawn in the afternoon, and all they can see is an...
Keep Students Engaged at The End of the Year!
Keep Students Engaged at The End of the Year!
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Friendship Day Activities!
If you read my last post about my Countdown to Summer activities  then you know I have another day of FUN ready for you! My past post was all about camping activities and my second fun-filled day is all about Friendship. All these activities are part of a f...
Friendship Day Activities!
Friendship Day Activities!
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Countdown to Summer! End of Year Activities
How many more days? Have you counted yet?  Here on the East Coast we wouldn't start counting down the days until May at the earliest,  but I know many school teachers that get out in mid-May and have already began counting down the school days left with the...
Countdown to Summer! End of Year Activities
Countdown to Summer! End of Year Activities
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