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Simple Sunday - Poster Making Day

Last Sunday was poster making day at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet.  Carter had an All About Me poster to complete, Cody had his massive tri-fold Science poster to put together, and I had my small tri-fold Informational Poster to create to use as a model in my classroom. 126 more words


Building Ideas in Research Writing

I’m currently helping my husband, James, with a book project. It is an exciting venture. It’s based on the story of Charles Moore, a gold medalist in the 1952 Olympics whose career focus has been corporate turnarounds and philanthropy. 553 more words

Informational Writing

'Purr'fect ending

Home stretch! This is the last book in the info text series. I am so proud of the unit, and I was so happy to be able to share it with you all. 138 more words


Shark bait! Boo-ha-ha!

When I taught second grade, an attention getter that I would use was: Teacher says: Shark bait! Students responded: Boo-ha-ha! Because why not? And which kid was not a fan of Finding Nemo at that point? 87 more words


Mr. Wiggles, worm diaries?

I actually thought this would be another topic the kids loved. My son’s preschool teacher is amazing, and she does a lot to enrich her students.   129 more words


American Symbol Research in Kindergarten

Students in 2 Kindergarten classes have been hard at work researching American symbols as part of their social studies standards. Doing research projects with the youngest learners in our school doesn’t look like it does in the upper grades. 573 more words


Starting with Story

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 25th Annual Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference in Illinois.  One of the sessions I attended was led by the brilliant and endearing  455 more words

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