July 8, 2011

I just go back from a wonderful trip to Destin and I’m definitely missing the laid back days at the beach. At the end of the year, my students studied the ocean and ocean animals. I had them create their own KWL chart to go along with our study. I hope you enjoy this free…

July 7, 2011

Check out Jenn’s 800 follower giveaway on her blog, Finally in First. She’s giving away an item from her TPT store. There are many ways to enter so be sure to check her out.

July 7, 2011

Check out Go Fourth! With Mrs. Owens for a great giveaway. She’s giving away a 31 “All in One Organizer. ” Too cute!

July 6, 2011

Mrs. Owens is having a Top Ten Things about Me linky party. Since I am new to blogging, I thought this would be a fun way for you to get to know me. Here’s what you need to know about me.

July 6, 2011

 A fun way to teach language is to introduce similes to your class. I read my students the book, Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story by Loreen Leedy to introduce the concept of similes. This is a great book with cute illustrations. Then,  I gave each of my students a page with a simile…

July 5, 2011

Finally in First is having a Favorite Font linky party. I love so many fonts that it is hard to choose my favorites when I am creating something. The first four fonts are from Kevin and Amanda and the last two are from Lettering Delights.  

July 4, 2011

With the beginning of school quickly approaching, I am trying to get all my ducks in a row.  Each teacher in our school sends a postcard to each child in her class before school starts introducing herself.  This is a great way to get the kids to feel comfortable about coming on the first day…

May 9, 2011

I won the giveaway at First Grade..a la Carte! Check out this great game she made for Skippyjon Jones. This is one of my favorite books and my students will love this game. Thanks so much Kathy!