I don’t know about you, but I’ve struggled in the past when it came to teaching magic/silent E. It’s just a tricky concept for little brains to comprehend! That’s why I think it’s hugely important to approach it in a fun and engaging way, so that students stay focused and on task. I find that coloring and using visuals is… Read More
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5 Reasons Why PowerPoints are an Awesome Lesson Warm-Up
I fell in love with PowerPoints before I had even graduated as a teacher! I created my first PowerPoints in my final practicum and I have been addicted ever since. So I want to talk about the power of PowerPoints as a lesson warm-up, as well as an introduction/revision of a concept. When most people think of PowerPoints, they probably… Read More
What Are Boom Cards?
Perhaps you’ve heard the words ‘Boom Cards’ thrown around a lot lately in the teaching world. I bet you’re wondering what they are. Well fear not, I’m going to answer once and for all. Here’s the main idea – Boom cards are digital task cards that are played on the Boom Learning website. Now let’s dive in to what that… Read More
Free Opinion Writing Craft
Hey there lovely readers! I’ve got a treat for you today. Literally! I’m sharing a free craftivity (writing prompt and craft) which is perfect for opinion/persuasive writing. It is delicious looking, for sure! Psst…Scroll to the bottom of this post to grab the freebie. This craft is great for opinion/persuasive writing lessons. It will keep your students engaged, and when… Read More
Free Color by Grammar Worksheets
(Psst! Scroll to the bottom of this post to grab the freebie!) Hello lovely teacher friends! It’s essential that I start out by saying, I LOVE color by codes (mystery pictures, color by numbers, whatever you want to call them)! I discovered them my first year teaching with 3rd grade. I found some online (for addition and subtraction) and my… Read More
5 reasons why you NEED to be using Boom Cards!
Maybe you’ve heard of Boom Cards, but you’re just not sure what all the hype is about. Maybe you think it sounds cool, but you just don’t have the time. Well I am here to tell you…make the time for 5 minutes of signing up. The hype is justified. BOOM. IS. AMAZING. Here are 5 reasons why Boom Cards will… Read More