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Grammar Blast. Spiders!!! Day 2. Anyone else teaching spiders now or coming up soon?!

Spiders!!! Day 2

I really enjoy teaching about spiders (as long as they stay out of my sight!) Because my students get really excited about them... like I can hardly make it through a page of a book without my kiddos sharing their wealth of knowledge about spiders ;)! HOMOPHONES - Kids B - Teacher Olay. Homophones are words that are pronounced the same, usually spelled differently, and have different meanings.

HOMOPHONES - Kids B - Teacher Olay

Here are some examples of homonyms and homophones: Ark (boat), Arc (part of a circle) bank (the side of a river), bank (a place to keep money) hare (rabbit), hair (grows on the human head) Choose the correct homophone to complete this sentence. (a) The boy put shampoo on his (hare/hair). (b) Mum put some (flower/flour) in the cake mix. 2nd Grade. I have been neglecting my blog this past month because I am getting ready for our Fine Arts Fair in a couple of weeks, as I am sure you are too!

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Although, I hope you are less stressed about it than I am. For some reason, I have this innate desire to out-do myself every year. Blue Tadpole Studio - How to draw. More coming soon!!

Blue Tadpole Studio - How to draw

Readability-Score.com - Free Online Readability Calculator - Flesch Kincaid, Gunning Fog and more ... Tests Document Readability. Whole Brain Teaching: Kindergarten, Compound Words. Noun Lesson. What is a sentence! 1st grade! Mrs. Shipley's Fabulous Firsties. Double Doubles. SecondGradeSquad.com.

Short vowels. Classroom Baskets - Medium Rectangle – Neon Colors Set 2. "I'm the Greatest!": A Math Card Game. Jefferson County Schools, TN. Classroom Theme Resources from Teacher's Clubhouse. Adventures in Teaching. Burlap signs! Giveaway! Everyday Math. Tiny Tech Tips. "Tiny Tech Tips" by Erin Klein in support with Amanda Plum Integrating Technology into Primary Classrooms Each week, we will bring you an actual example of how we are using technology with first grade students.

Tiny Tech Tips

We will provide you with all of the necessary ingredients to build the recipe with your K-3 classroom. After receiving reviews of Kleinspiration, I was excited to see that others were passing the resource along; however, I became confused as to why many were writing that it was a great resource for elementary teachers and students. I instantly decided to contact my former mentor, and dear friend, Amanda Plum.

Here was the pitch: Create Amazing Movies & Presentations with @PowToon for Free! PowToon: Animated Presentations & Cartoon Style Videos PowToon is a brand new DIY Video creation platform that allows your creative side to shine regardless of your technology skills.

Create Amazing Movies & Presentations with @PowToon for Free!

You can select a pre-designed template and simply drag in the graphics you would like to add or backspace the existing text to add your own flare. It's easy to use and free! I really love Animoto, and now I can add PowToon to my favorite video creation tools. There are so many uses that PowToon offers for teachers, bloggers, and students. What's your favorite "Back to School" activity? Linky Party. I love having great "Back to School" activities for my students.

What's your favorite "Back to School" activity? Linky Party

I think it's so important to make those first few days fun and engaging for your newbies. It sets the stage for the entire year! Student Websites for Literacy or Word Work Practice Blog Hop! Have you heard of GameGoo?

Student Websites for Literacy or Word Work Practice Blog Hop!

GameGoo comes from the makers of Earobics, a leader in language and literacy software. From the website: "GameGoo is home for fun, stick-with-you educational games, that help students build early reading skills, identified as important education building blocks in state curriculum standards. This means that when students play the GameGoo games they are practicing skills they are learning in class. The games are also based solidly in education and literacy research, full of rich stories and characters to engage students in learning adventures".The games at GameGoo are specifically geared toward K-2 and truly do target those early reading skills.

Classroom Community Resources from Teacher's Clubhouse. Welcome to the Phonics Dance! EduKate and Inspire. Simply 2nd Resources. Words With Friends on Facebook. Great Extensions. Teacher Idea Factory. Classroom Friendly Supplies. T.G.I.F. Birthday. There are so many little things teachers have to do. Often times the little things would normally be fun to complete, but during the busy school year, they don’t seem fun at all. They just seem like more things on the to-do list that take time away from the more important things like lesson planning, assessment, etc. Slow Down!!!! Slow down!!! That's exactly what I'd like to scream at July. I'm beginning to feel all sorts of nervous about how fast time is flying. Tori's Teacher Tips. Blog Awards. First off, don't forget about Cyber Monday & Tuesday sale on TpT! Everything in my store will be 20% off, plus with code CMT12, TpT is offering an additional 10% off!

Click the image below to fill up your cart! CURRENTLY, waiting, & RULE of THREE. Last night I was working on something and then POW I looked at the date and it said JULY 1 Oh My House Fly... I hadn't even thought of what I was going to do for the CURRENTLY this month... holy canoli thanks goodness I had made these freebies... for you Yeppers... as I was packing my classroom for the summer... I looked at my Pledge Poster and thought... OOOH that is UGLY!!! 2nd grade auction project. Scarecrows. We had a lot of fun this week reading stories about Scarecrows, writing letters to the farmer, and creating our Scarecrows and crows.

The students had to come up with a plan to help the farmer get rid of his pesky crows that keep eating his crops. Some students took it one step further and wrote back to the Scarecrows form the farmers point of view telling them why he hired them. Sunny Days in Second Grade. Mrs. Gebauer's Smartboard Resources. Where Seconds Count. Heather's Heart. Superlative Science. FREEBIES. *Please be patient as this page loads. . * Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog. ~First Grade Common Core Math Assessments~ ~Measurement~ My first grade Common Core Math assessments for Measurement are up at TpT. This covers standards 1.MD.1, 1.MD.2, 1.MD.3, 1.MD.4. Fav Picture Books Linky Party. Weather. Congrats & a quick freebie. Learning With Mrs. Parker. Psyched to be in 2nd! Fourth Grade Flipper. No Monkey Business. Teach it With Class. Calling Plays in 2nd Grade.

Sweet Seconds. Classroom Fun. The Teachers' Cauldron. Soaring Through Second Grade. Wild about Teaching! ~Zeek's Zoo~ Rockin' Teacher Materials. Welcome to The Schroeder Page! Second Grade Blogs. Can Do Kinders. Sugar and Spice. Live, Laugh, and Love to Learn. Wild About Second Grade. Winter. Would you like to make sure your students know how to mix a color, in this case green? Then give them one of Crayola’s Watercolor Mixing Sets (which only has shades of primary colors) and tell them their job is to figure out how. Math Magic Update! Made In The Shade In 2nd Grade. Glyph Girls. Blog Friends. Second Grade Silliness. Simpson's Superstars. Falling Into First. Oceans of First Grade Fun. Telling Time. Nouns and Mudge :) Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits. About. Live, Love, Laugh Everyday in Kindergarten.

Swimming Into Second. Pencils Books and Dirty Looks.