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Favorite Reading Pins
I am joining up with Just Reed again for another Ten Pin Linky. This week I am listing my ten favorite reading pins on Pinterest. Reading is my favorite think to teach so I have a lot of pins that deal with reading. Hopefully I can narrow it down to ten.
Favorite Math Pins
I am joining up with Just Reed for Ten Pin Linky on my favorite ten math pins on Pinterest. So let’s get started! #1. Add it Up – It’s like a math boggle. I think this is a great idea for kids that finish early. You could also be subtraction or multiplication.
I am going to be doing a monster theme in my classroom this coming year. I did a Hollywood theme for several years. You can look at the post here. I have been looking online and found some cute ideas. Below are some of the ideas I have found. I found
Hollywood Themed Classroom
I have had a Hollywood themed classroom for the past three years. I wanted to share with you some of the decorations I had in my room. The schedule that I used in my room were Hollywood signs with the subjects written on them. I bought these at Teacher’s Clubhouse.
Book Talk Thursday
I have linked up with Reading Toward the Stars for a weekly book talk. I am going to review a great teacher resource book called Math Work Stations by Debbie Diller. This book is essential if you are wanting to begin math work stations in your classroom. The setup of the
The Last Day….
Today is the last day of school for teachers. It is bittersweet! On one hand I am so excited about spending the summer with my daughter, but I am switching grade levels. I have been on my team for 8 years. The women I have taught with are some of
Math Word Problems Scavenger Hunt
Math word problems and a scavenger hunt! A fun way to get kids doing math word problems. Let’s look at how this math word problems scavenger hunt works. Word Problems Whenever we look at the data from our testing, word problems are still the area our 2nd graders have difficulties
Pirates are so much fun! At the end of the year my team always does a whole pirate unit. The kids have so much fun and don’t even realize they are doing work. It lasts about two weeks and the kids write everyday. It’s amazing to see them grow in
Earth Day Literacy Activities
Earth Day is April 22nd! I love teaching Earth Day with some of my favorite children’s books. My favorite book to use for Earth Day is The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. This iconic book teaches students the importance of taking care of our earth. Dr. Seuss wrote this book long before
It’s time for our research project! I teach second grade and we spend six weeks on research. This year our second graders are researching people. I let the kids pick the person they wanted. Our school has a subscription to PebbleGo. It is perfect for this age group. The kids
Brain breaks are something new that I began this year, and it has been so helpful! Our schedule is so jam-packed that I feel like we just go from one subject to another and rush to get everything in. Do you feel like this too? I know it is exhausting for
Math Word Problems Scavenger Hunt Eggs
Math word problems are always so difficult for 2nd graders. My kids do not like working on them and I am always looking for something to keep them interested. We did an Easter egg word problem scavenger hunt last week. I made 12 colorful eggs with all different types of