Hey, so tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re teaching writing. You’ve finished your explicit teaching and explained the writing task. Your students have started working and they seem to be on task and scribbling down their story ideas. Then, you look over and see one of your students. Let’s call him Johnny. He’s got a blank piece of paper… Read More
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Happy Fall! What’s better than fun fall-themed resources? I’ll tell you! Fall-themed resources that are NO PREP. In this post, I want to show you some engaging no prep Fall resources for First Grade. 1. Math Crafts Math crafts are great because they allow students to be creative and feel like they are having an Art lesson when they’re actually… Read More
Hey there hard-working teacher, are you looking for free writing worksheets and crafts? Of course you are! Luckily, I’ve got you covered. In this post, I want to show you an engaging set of activities that your students will adore (that is NO PREP and free for you)! If you’re teaching how-to writing (procedure writing), then these ‘How to Make… Read More
Have you heard of Boom Cards? If not, you need to jump on the bandwagon ASAP! Boom Cards are digital task cards played on the Boom website. They are so fun and engaging for students, I can’t sing their praises enough. Kindergarten Math Boom Cards are what you need! If you HAVE heard of Boom Cards, you’ll know that they… Read More
Hey, Are you about to start teaching opinion/persuasive writing to your students? I know that I always love to use picture books when I’m teaching writing. Reading a story can be a great warm-up and you can model the type of writing that you’re teaching. Best of all, you can create whole lessons or units around picture books, so let’s… Read More
Hey! If you teach Kindergarten or First Grade, I bet you’re looking for FREE activities to help teach phonics, right? Of course! Who doesn’t love a good freebie? Well today I want to show you this fun and no prep free resource for teaching S blends to your little learners. What is it? The activities are ‘Color by Code’ worksheets…. Read More