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En la Clase: Gracias~Thanks

In last week’s En la Clase I talked about using Round is a Tortilla and Green is a Chile Pepper as the basis for a poetry activity based on gratitude, gratefulness, and awareness.  757 more words

En La Clase

Storytelling with Preschoolers

My three year old loves storytelling. He spends hours each day engaged in pretend play, creating stories as he plays with his trains, his cars, his animal figurines, his favorite elephant lovie, his Legos, pretty much anything he can get his little hands on!  457 more words

At Home Preschool

All About Me--Writing Lesson Plans

For the next few weeks I’m going to share some lessons which I’ve used with groups of students of widely varying ability and achievement levels. Since I teach thematically (no matter what grade or type of class I may be working with), my lessons tend to be in units, and focus on an art, science, or social studies theme. 1,179 more words

Integrated Instruction

Happy Readers Extraordinary Storyteller Tour‏

Good Morning! Quite often, when you write a blog, you get invited to many different events – some that are of great interest and some that have a mild appeal. 484 more words

Family Life

Book Week

From the 22nd August to the 28th August it was Book Week and many school students celebrated by dressing up as their favourite character and participating in lots of fun literacy activities.   84 more words


French/English Manuscript Alphabet Train

Use these classroom resources as simultaneous wall decorations! Teach kids the letters of the alphabet with clever illustrations.  232 more words

Language Arts

Wanna be a Record Breaker?

On Friday, J and I had a little date day. It has been a while since him and I had some time on our own. He needed his glasses tightened up as he was spending 90% of his day looking over the top, so we decided to take this as an opportunity to do ‘stuff’ just the 2 of us. 418 more words

Family Life