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Colleen Alaniz
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I ♥ Second Grade!
I ♥ Second Grade!

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Cinco de Mayo
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I put together this little freebie.  I love to introduce Cinco de Mayo with a read aloud.   My favorite is Marco's Cinco de Mayo by Lisa Bullard.   The freebie above is a great follow up activity after reading the story.   Your st...
Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo
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Happy New Year!
Just a quick post to wish everyone a Happy New Year!  In honor of the new year, I created this little freebie for all my teacher friends.     
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
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Kindness in the Classroom
Wow, quite a bit of time has passed since my last post.  Thanksgiving is near and I really wanted to take the time for a quick post about kindness and giving thanks.  My little group of second graders really is a sweet group, but I have a few that struggle ...
Kindness in the Classroom
Kindness in the Classroom
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Word Collector
Just a quick post to share a template I'm using this year to review and practice vocabulary words.  I wanted a place my students could store their vocabulary words for easy reference throughout the year.  We already use a composition book as a spelling dict...
Word Collector
Word Collector
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School Snapshots
Sadly, summer is nearly over and it's time to get back into school mode.  With school now on my mind, I decided to update one of my favorite resources.  It's a great resource for students to reflect on special days and events during the school year.  I love...
School Snapshots
School Snapshots
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Reading Flip Booklets
Our district uses Reading Street as our Reading Adoption and there are some really fun stories included in the series.  A few class favorites are always Henry and Mudge and The Bremen Town Musicians .  I created a simple little flip booklet to go along with...
Reading Flip Booklets
Reading Flip Booklets
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Versatile Blogger Award
Thanks so much to Jessica at Heeren's Happenings and Lara at Organized Teaching Addict for awarding me the Versatile Blogger Award.  Please check out their fantastic blogs! Here are the rules for this award: 1.  Thank the blogger who nominated you. 2.  Incl...
Versatile Blogger Award
Versatile Blogger Award
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Mother's Day Coupons
Mother's Day is just around the corner and we are going to spend next week getting our gifts for mom put together.  Pictures are always a favorite, so I'll be taking pictures this week of my little ones.  I found magnetic frames at The Dollar Tree , so they...
Mother's Day Coupons
Mother's Day Coupons
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Mother's Day Bloom
Are you looking for a cute craft for Mother's Day?  This sweet bloom is sure to put a smile on mom's face and it's a FREEBIE on TPT. The flower center flips up to reveal why they they have the best mom/mum.  
Mother's Day Bloom
Mother's Day Bloom
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Easter Fun!
Happy Easter Weekend!!! I am certainly welcoming this 3 day weekend.  Yesterday was a super busy day in the classroom and we had so much fun!!!!  Our second graders don't traditionally do egg hunts in the classroom.  It is usually reserved for our kindergar...
Easter Fun!
Easter Fun!
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