Our first grammar lesson this year was Nouns. The students remembered that nouns were a Person, Place, Thing or Idea… but when it came to Proper Nouns vs. Common Nouns and Abstract Nouns vs. Concrete Nouns they had trouble differentiating. I made two different Noun Sorts to help reinforce this standard. You can grab them here. This is a great activity… Read More
My Mr. Potato Head Whole Class Management
School starts on Wednesday and I am still not ready! I am busy juggling meetings, arranging and organizing my room and making copies…. I cannot wait until it is DONE! Here is a little Freebie for you….Let me explain: My classroom management system is broke down into 3 tiers: Individual, Small Group and Whole Class…. Read More
Accelerated Reader (AR) and an AR freebie!
My district uses Accelerated Reader (AR), which is a computer program that allows students to take reading and vocabulary tests after they complete a book. We have class competitions, track their word count, test them every so often to see what their reading level is, and with each book that they read and pass a test (up to 60%) they… Read More
Made it Monday
This past week I was super busy and fun, thanks to my wonderful friends and husband, I had a memorable birthday week extravaganza! I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to link up this week, but I whipped something simple up for Miss Tara’s Made it Monday and Charity at Classroom Freebies. As a tribute to my goal of… Read More
100 Follower Give Away!
I am so honored and blown away to have so many followers after a week and a half of starting this new blogging adventure. Thanks to all of you teachers out there, you seriously inspire me! I appreciate all of the comments and follows, they are very encouraging. So as a thank you, I will be giving away my newly… Read More
Follow the Road to Freebies
Happy International Blog Hopping Day!!! What a great idea! I linked up with Crystal from Kreative in Kinder for the Follow the Road to a Pot of Gold Link Up. This is my first freebie as a naivest blogger! Today I am sharing my Owl AR Trackers. I will be showing off the student ribbons that go with these AR trackers for next week’s Made… Read More