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October 17-21

Hi Everyone,

I am writing to you today for a number of reasons, but mainly because I will be out Monday and Tuesday of this coming week due to PD and a death in my extended family.   529 more words

Pumpkin Alphabet Cover-Up

Many of my students need repeated practice with reviewing their letters and sounds.  When learning the alphabet, it is important that students know letter names, sounds, and learn how to write the letters.   304 more words

First Grade

Sorting Vowel Sounds

As I’ve mentioned before, I am OBSESSED with sorts. I think sorting is such a great activity for so many reasons:

  • teaches students about relationships of things and classification…
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Mondays and Play-doh

I started using Play-doh with my second grade students last year as a form of word work and they love it.  There is something about the smell of it (personally I like it, I think because it bring back memories of being young) and there is just something about that squishy texture that is so great.   173 more words

Lover of Books

“Rereading books,

we said with immense agreement,

was the mark of the real lover of books.”

I came across this quote while I was rereading “A Severe Mercy” … 189 more words

Word Work

October 3 - 7

Hi Everyone,

It’s hard to believe we have been back to school for one whole month.  The weeks are flying by and we’ve been doing great things in 5B!   417 more words


What is Onomatopoeia?

Do you have any idea what this is? Watch this video which will explain what onomatopoeia actually is.

So, as you would have learnt from the video, onomatopoeia is where there are sounds which make writing more interesting. 66 more words