5 Hacks for the Beginning of the Year

It’s back to school! And you know what that means…not enough hours in the day! All of these five “hacks” are free ideas to help make the transition from summer mode to back to school mode a little bit easier. 1. I have learned the art of delegation and this is the first way you […]

Back to School Read Alouds

There are not many things in life that make me happier than back to school. Everyone posting on IG of their fabulous finds at the dollar spot in Target and their PD fun just makes me happy happy! I love the excitement of a new group and everyone just recharging to get ready for the […]

Phonemic Awareness Set 4 Intro and Freebie

Hey everyone! As you know, I am working to get Set 4 of the Phonemic Awareness set finished. However, this weekend has been a bit of a mess because of a trip to the emergency room with Francy and it’s taking her some time for both of us to recover. Nobody was here so it was […]

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 […]

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 […]

September Curriculum Map

Well it’s been a little while! I have been in moving mode since conferences last month and we are finally here and I have internet…which I haven’t had for a week (woe is me I know…). So, I knew I had to get in here before August came and went and I start back to school! […]

Tuesday Vegas Sessions

  Vegas Day #2! We are covering a whole bunch of content today. Same as yesterday, anything that is in my TpT store is on sale through the rest of the week. I put this is my post yesterday, but just in case you didn’t see it…I can’t post entire slides and presentations due to copyright issues. […]