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A little of this and that...

I promised I would be back to share some things we have been working on, so here I am! In Math, we have been doing some serious geometry. We have been learning about kinds of lines, pairs of lines, the parts of a circle, and angles! To help us review Read More...

Animal Research Note Sheet

We are starting animal research reports this week and the kids are so stinkin' excited! We decided this year to partner kids up based on their interests and since I have such a low class this year, I thought this would work out really well! Anyway, last Read More...

Boo in the Zoo and Habitat Posters

I have FINALLY finished my Halloween themed animal unit: Boo in the Zoo!! I can't wait to use some of this cuteness at school with my students! Yes, I just called my stuff cute...Don't hate! You can get them at either of my shops by click the store buttons Read More...

Landform Flipbook

So, I have to vent for a second. I don't EVER post about my personal life, but I am feeling the need for some bloggy friend support. I have been staying at work SUPER late since school has started this year. I didn't leave the building until 6:30 today Read More...

Novel Study and Mother's Day Activity

I know I am posting again, but I had to share the CUTEST mothers day activity I found on Stickers and Staples last night! How adorable right!? The kids draw pictures of things they would do for their mother on each app block and then write an explanation Read More...

Force and Lots of Motion!!

We have been doing lots of fun stuff in science and I wanted to share some pictures of some activities we did during our Force and Motion unit! To begin the unit, we did an activity to learn about the relative location and position of objects. Our Science Read More...

Pumpkin Fun and Red Ribbon Week!

I shared with you last week the Great Pumpkin Seed Mystery Lesson, and I wanted to share with you the photos of our pumpkin being planted. And now....the seed is germinating!! My kids were sooo excited when they came in yesterday to check on their plants Read More...

The Great Pumpkin Seed Mystery!

Pinterest has so inspired me to revamp my Animal and Plant Adaptation to add some Halloween flare! So, I came up with the Great Pumpkin Seed Mystery!! The students have to use the clues to help me figure out why a pumpkin grew right in my yard! Here is Read More...

Integrating the Content Areas and Reading

There is a lot of push and shove these days for Math and Literacy over the content areas of Science and Social Studies. I have refused to cut them out like some teachers have been forced or "urged" to do. This is one of my favorite things to teach and Read More...