100th day of School AND Dictionary Skills

100th day of School AND Dictionary Skills

We made it to FEBRUARY! January was SO LONG! No snow days and barely a dusting of snow on the ground here in Kentucky. I usually like one good snow... but now I'm ready to skip the rest of winter and move right on to spring!!! We also just had our 100th day of...

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Teaching Contractions

Teaching Contractions

Hey, there!!! I just finished my contraction unit.. so I'm going to show you everything that is included!! It's also been added to the 2nd Grade Hands-on Reading LANGUAGE DOMAIN Bundle. This unit was created for second grade, but I think it would also work great for...

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Word Work and Grammar Review Worksheets

Word Work and Grammar Review Worksheets

Hey guys! Today I'm going to share how I use my Word Work and Grammar Practice Sheets in my first grade classroom! These worksheets are perfect for reviewing grammar, vocabulary, and word work skills and strategies. Each worksheet includes six different sections that...

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Teaching Irregular Plural Nouns

Teaching Irregular Plural Nouns

My second grade Hands-on Reading units are IN THE WORKS! Today, I finished up irregular plural nouns... so I'm going to show you everything that is included in this bundle... I have to say... I LOVE THESE UNITS! They are engaging, hands-on, and so fun to teach. I love...

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Teaching Homophones

Teaching Homophones

It has been a CRAZY few weeks in my house! A birthday party, a root canal, parent teacher conferences.... shew... Spring is BUSY!! On the other hand... My students had a lot of fun learning about homophones the past two weeks! Today, I'm going to share all of our FUN!...

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Worms and NOUNS

Worms and NOUNS

Well.... We've made it through 16 FULL days of first grade! My students have learned the rules and procedures. I've completed A LOT of assessments and I'm really getting to know my students. I'm positive that it's going to be a GREAT year! It's also pretty awesome...

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