Inference Lesson *In My Fur Ring”

I LOVE this idea and I take zero credit because it is not mine. A fab 5th grade teacher, Kelli M., that used to teach at my school came up with this fun idea and it is absolutely genius. I put a few of my own twists on it but I think this is such a […]

November Curriculum Map

Bah! Sorry friends….a few days late on this one. I have been a tad wrapped up in the Cubs winning the World Series. I am a die hard fan so it has been a big week with very little sleep 🙂 Woohoo!!! Go Cubs!!!! My kiddos were all excited because I was so excited. This […]

Thick and Thin Questions

It’s that time of the year when we all start to feel a little bit anxious about the breaks we have coming in our future. A lot of us just got done with our Fall breaks and we have Thanksgiving and Christmas break on the horizon. This is also the time of year when we […]

Phonemic Awareness Set 2

Happy Saturday! I am finally finished with Set 2 of my Phonemic Awareness Activities! People ask, does it really only take 5 minutes? Yes! Once you start to get in the groove, you get a little quicker and the students know what to expect. I have a FB live you can watch for this set […]

October Curriculum Map

Well it has been a hot minute since I have written a post and let me tell you, it’s not because I don’t want to! BUT doing my new little TK class and having Amelia (who has been sick pretty much the entire time she’s been back to school #kidgerms) hasn’t left me a ton […]

Phonemic Awareness for Little Learners

The clouds have parted and the angels are singing…I finished a unit…HA! It has been a hot minute since I have been able to finish anything with the moving of houses and classrooms so I am so thrilled to be able to get something on my to do list done. Let me tell you about […]

Monday Vegas Sessions

Day 1 of Vegas! I can’t tell you how much I LOVE coming out here and getting to meet all of the wonderful teachers and learn from all of you. No WAY do I think I’m the expert so if you came to my sessions today and got nothing out of them…lie on your feedback…I […]

Mush Mush Readers

As you all know, I am going to be teaching TK next year. TK stands for “transitional kindergarten”, which is basically for those kiddos that come to K that are right on the cutoff but their parents don’t want to send them to pre-k for another year. If you want to read more about it, […]