Monday, September 30, 2013

Fun Fall Freebie!

I can't believe tomorrow is October 1st AND fall is here!
I absolutely LOVE fall so here is a fun
FREEBIE to celebrate!
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Sunday, September 29, 2013

I Need my Monster Activities and a FREEBIE!

I Need my Monster by: Amanda Null
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This book is absolutely adorable!
The monsters and pictures in this book are so cute and creative!
I made this packet to put a twist on writer's workshop.
Describing a Monster
This is perfect for practicing phonetic spelling!
Writing Sentences about Monsters
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This packet includes:
Describing a Monster Writing
Labeling a Monster
Label a Monster {Anchor Chart Word Art}
Sentence Structure Writing
Text to Self Connection
Rhyming _at and _ug
Setting and Main Monster Character Describing
Monster Craftivity
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Friday, September 27, 2013

Five for Friday {Linky Party} APPLES!!

1. Salty and Sweet Treat
Mix these
with these
 2. Reading, Writing, Science, and Math
One activity, so much learning!
3. Taste the Apples
4. Describe the Apples

5. Graph your Favorite Apple

I have linked up again with Doodle Bugs!
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Wednesday Work Stations and a FREEBIE!

Wednesday Work Stations
We spent last week reading our pattern predictable print
pocket chart poem
I am a...
Farm Animal
   Then we added the poem to our poetry work station!
The students each have a poetry journal
with their name already on it.
Since I teach an AM class and a PM
class they are color coded
AM Blue and PM Red.
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Friday, September 20, 2013

Five for Friday {Linky Party!}

Hello Friends!

1. Displaying Student Work
I hang string across the bulletin board and then use
clothespins for hanging student work!
Taking down and putting up new student work
goes much faster without having to remove staples!
2. Laminating! A Teacher's Love
I don't know what I would do without this little guy!
The laminating at our school is very thin and things can easily rip.
This printer by Scotch offers laminating sheets in 3ml and 5 ml thickness!!
Here are the laminating sheets by Scotch!
You can also purchase thermal laminating pouches in bundle
from with different sizes to choose from.
3. So True!
This kind of sums up my week!
I think someone said there was a full moon this week
and the change in weather isn't helping!
4. Work Stations Organization
For some Work Station Literacy Centers in our classroom students
go to the same spot in the classroom everyday. Other work station
activities are kept in totes and labeled with picture and words.

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5. Telluride, CO
We visited Telluride, CO this summer and it was absolutely
We can't wait to go back!
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Wednesday Work Stations

Hello Friends!
I am starting a new post with every intention
of posting weekly every Wednesday.
I am calling it
Wednesday Work Stations
1. Sketching
During Writer's Workshop we are learning that
writing is just telling on a paper.
The kindergartners are telling stories
by using pictures.
in the Sketching Work Stations students  learn to draw!
In the Sketching Work Station I use
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2. Big Books
The kindergartners searched for and highlighted sight words.
3. Sight Words and Word Work
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4. Poetry Pocket Chart
Pattern Predictable Print with Sight Word Review
Clip Art from
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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Bronco Sunday Funday: Fun and Yum! Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip

Hello Friends!
It's Bronco Sunday and we made a
yummy Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip!!
 The sign "I Kiss Better than I Cook"
hangs above our kitchen stove! But I PROMISE
this recipe is sooo yummy!
I just think the sign is cute, so I had to take a picture of it!

Perfect end to the weekend! :)