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Chinese New Year Activities

Chinese New Year begins January 28th and lasts for 15 days. This is one of my favorite holidays to teach my students about. I am fortunate enough to have grown up with many Vietnamese friends. I also teach in the same community and have had many Vietnamese students throughout the years.

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Cook a doodle doo

Cook-a-Doodle-Doo (Must Read Mentor Text)

I am linking up for the first time with Collaboration Cuties to share one of my favorite Language Arts mentor text. I want to share a book with you that I have been reading for several years with my kids. The book is called Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! written by Janet Stevens.     This is

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Gingerbread Man Writing

I love teaching using  Gingerbread Man stories. After I have taught my Gingerbread Man unit, I have the students write their own Gingerbread Man story. The Gingerbread Man writing activity is always one of the favorite activities that we do throughout the year. I first make sure I read lots

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Favorite Thanksgiving Books

Favorite Thanksgiving Books

I am going to share with you five of  my favorite Thanksgiving books to read the week before Thanksgiving. I really enjoy doing fun Thanksgiving activities throughout the week. The kids also love listening to the Thanksgiving stories. graphics by A Sketchy Guy #1 Thanksgiving at the Tappletons by  Eileen Spinelli- This

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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

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scavenger hunt

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

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