Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Smart Start and book labels

 Our Treasures reading series begins with a week called "Smart Start" where we review short vowel sounds and do some read-aloud stories.  I find this week so boring so I usually do a lot of my own thing while hitting the skills. I had a request from a follower to create a pack to use during this week so I tried to include some games and fun activities for the week.


You can find this unit in both of my stores.



I also added two new sets of book basket labels with no backgrounds as a freebie in my TPT store. Click on the pictures to get the freebies.




10 comments:

  1. Everything looks great Courtney!! Your Round Up the Vowels pack looks super cute! :)
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  2. Thanks for the book labels, they are perfect! I see you are from Knoxville, I am visiting my dad and he lives right outside of Knoxville, I was thinking of going to McKay's used book store, have you ever been? Is it worth it? Thanks for all you do!

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    1. I love McKay's. You should definitely go. I recommend going early because it can get really crowded. Also, if you are looking for a certain item, take a list. There are so many books in a small space that it can be hard to find anything (in the children's section especially).

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    2. Thanks so much for your input, I'm going to check it out today. Is it sad that I'm so excited?

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  3. Hahaha! I cracked up about this because I always call it "Smart Start" and one of my teammates ALWAYS argues it's "Start Smart". She's right, it is... =) Love it. It's on my wishlist. =)

    Emily @ Second Grade Silliness 
    ebuckler@hotmail.com

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  4. I love your stuff for Treasures. I have seriously bought so many of your packets especially for the last stories when all the fun holiday things have ran out. I love that you have made one for the smart start. I seriously hated teaching that one. Now I can do something fun with my students instead. Thanks!
    ஐRikki
    The Hive

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  5. Smart Start *is* pretty boring, haha!! Your packet looks like just the right addition to make it more fun!
    ❤Teri
    A Cupcake for the Teacher

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  6. Your blog is great. I totally agree with you about Start Smart (and with Mrs. Cupcake above). Most of the teachers at our school either do it in a day or two, or just hit the ground running with Unit 1. I am your newest follower...I look forward to learning from you this year.
    Amy

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  7. I'm a new follower!! Just found your blog YAY!!!! I hope you'll check out my blog sometime:)

    Tammy
    1...2...3...Teach With Me

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