Journeys: Work on Writing FREEBIE

My school has adapted the reading program Journeys this year. It’s such a comprehensive reading program that is aligned with the Common Core, so it’s fantastic! I wanted to share briefly with you how I integrate part of the Daily 5 with Journeys.  One of the Daily 5 rotations is Work on Writing. Since the […] Read more…

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Common Core Reading Response Pages

How do you have your students respond to reading? Do you use reading response graphic organizers? I am a GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS girl for sure. There’s tons of research on the use of Thinking Maps, Graphic Organizers, etc. and how it’s extremely effective in helping children organize their thoughts and UNDERSTAND what they are reading. I […] Read more…

Common Core Matching Activities

I’m so excited about my place value/number sense matching activities pack! I literally just finished this baby and uploaded her to TPT! I will be printing these out early Monday morning and sharing them with my precious 2nd graders! I know they will love them because they love cutting, matching, and glueing! Since I do […] Read more…

Daily 5 and Boggle Board FREEBIE

So…I’ve been stalking tons of amazing blogs as I get ready for the new school year and prepping for  the Daily 5! I’ve done the Daily 5 the past two years but have kind of done it my way instead of the Sisters way! This year I want to totally let go of my OCD […] Read more…

Updated my Polka Dot Classroom Decor Pack!

I’ve had some teachers ask me if I would add some days of the week and months of the year cards to my Classroom Decor pack, so I went ahead and added those as well as student number cards and class job cards. Check out my TPT store to grab this pack and basically have […] Read more…

Common Core Word Problems for 2nd Grade!

{This is the older image you’ll see floating around internet land–I’ve gone ahead and updated this pack and given it a much needed facelift!} Here’s the NEW LOOK! It’s still summer and the words “Common Core” are constantly running through my head! I created a word problem pack directly aligned to the second grade common […] Read more…

Word of the Day Bundle: Complete Set

So, I’ve finally compiled all of my Word of the Day packs into one complete set! Rather than grabbing each pack individually, you can now get this bundled set at a discounted price! This complete set includes all four quarters..meaning your students will learn a new vocabulary word EVERY DAY! Their brains will be FILLED […] Read more…

Finally Finished New Product!

Hi Everybody! I just wanted to let you know that I’ve FINALLY finished my Word of the Day for 4th quarter. If you haven’t seen any of my Word of the Day packs before, it’s really great because your students can learn a  new vocabulary word everyday, then take a quiz on those words on […] Read more…

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