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Thanksgiving Reading & Math

One of my students asked for holiday activities, so I decided to make some! I started with this fun word family activity.

Students practice reading basic CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words and identify which word families they belong to.  53 more words


Eighth-grade students take part in a dream job project

By Damian Lopez
Cougar News Blog

From chefs and engineers, to neurosurgeons and chiropractors, these are just a few of the jobs students in Tammy Howard’s eighth grade advanced language arts class researched and presented, in an effort to help students get introduced to numerous fields. 326 more words


Seeking Expert Assistance

Way back in my first year of teaching, my students were working on writing an alphabet book about European exploration and one of the students was tasked to write a page for the letter O. 420 more words

Fourth Grade

moon and stars

moon and stars
clouds and sun
we share the sky

Pictures: wpclipart


A Snapshot of Jeff Schultz

We have been spending some time in class this last week learning about some of the people behind the scenes of the Iditarod that help bring The Last Great Race® to people around the world. 1,869 more words


Battle of the Books

The Oregon Battle of the Books is a statewide voluntary reading motivation and comprehension program sponsored by the Oregon Association of School Libraries.  It is a competition among teams of 4-5 students who read and study 16 pre-selected books.  101 more words

Language Arts

Word Turkeys - A Thanksgiving Themed Language Arts Unit

Word Turkeys is a 64 page download for primary students (Advanced Kindergarten, 1st grade and remedial 2nd grade).

Based on 1st grade word families and sight words, this turkey themed download would make a fun addition during the month of November, the Thanksgiving holidays or any turkey unit! 130 more words