July 15, 2011

Yearn to Learn is having a blog mixer linky party. This is a great way to learn about new blogs. I’ve been blog stalking for months after my friend Heather got me hooked. Here’s the guidelines:  1.  A blogger who is a “New Kid on the Blog” (Let’s say someone who has blogged 2 months…

July 15, 2011

I’m sure if you’re students are like mine, they love playing games. I’ve created some games for my second graders to play on a few different skills. One pack focuses on Commands and Exclamations. Click here to view on TPT. Click here to view at the Teacher’s Notebook.   Another pack is on inflected verbs….

July 13, 2011

If you are a Treasures teacher, I have posted a packet of things to go along with the story from Unit 1 Week 1, “David’s New Friends.” In the unit, I have included games for teaching ABC order, statements and questions, and a comprehension game for the main story. Also, there are vocabulary cards, spelling…

July 12, 2011

I am absolutely in love with Pinterest. I joined over the weekend and I can’t stop pinning things. It’s so easy to do and better than bookmarking. Now my goal is to actually get some of these projects completed before school starts. If you haven’t joined Pinterest, you need to check it out. The Teacher’s…

July 12, 2011

I’ve been working on creating a packet of fall writing papers for TPT. It includes paper for back to school, football, cheerleading, Halloween, Grandparents day, and Thanksgiving. Since the packet was too large to place as one on TPT, I split the packet into two parts. Each part has over 30 pages for only $2.00….

July 9, 2011

I’ve been trying to get myself more organized before school starts. Last year was my first year in Second grade and it seemed like everything was being thrown at me at once.  I spent the end of the year organizing my files and I am working on more organization during the summer. I wanted to…

July 8, 2011

When I taught first grade, I had a dedicated space in my classroom for my pocket chart listing classroom jobs. My second grade classroom, unfortunately, didn’t have as many bulletin boards so I had to improvise. I have an Activboard in my classroom so I decided to use it to post classroom jobs. Every morning…

July 8, 2011

Check out this amazing giveaway of a class theme pack from Christina Bainbridge. I am a huge fan of her class website and now she has a blog. The ladies at Teaching Oasis are also giving away $10 for their website on Facebook.