Monday, November 17, 2014

It's the Doubles baby lets GO!!!

Hi Friends!

I just wanted to drop in and share with you all a sweet video that one of my favorite teacher friends made to go along with teaching doubles.

If you haven't you can catch some of my doubles freebies by clicking the picture below!!!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Super Thankful!

I am teaming up with my blog pals over at Primary Powers to bring you a SUPER Thankful Linky.  We want you to join in with us and show what you are thankful for!!!
Click the button to go link up over at Primary Powers!!!

Here's Mine!!!

Now you can go link up!!!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Take A Closer Look Blog Hop: November Edition

Hi everyone! 

I am teaming up with some great teacher bloggers to bring you another Take a Closer Look blog hop featuring one of our favorite November productsWe want to give you a closer look and a FREEBIE from the unit to try out with your class.

I wanted to give you a closer look at my
November Printables Packet.

Here is what comes in the packet.

This packet contains all the practice you need for the month of November to review Common Core ELA and Math skills. It can be used for morning work or classwork or homework. Just Print and go!! There are 47 pages included to make your life much easier. I have included a bonus Turkeys mini writing unit. Enjoy and thanks for your support! 

ELA Skills (19 pages)
Editing Sentences
Word Endings (-ed)
Short Vowels Sort
Beginning Blends
Sight Words
Short E
Ending Digraphs
Capitalizing Dates
Long E
ABC Order
Compound Words
Using Commas
Color Words
Word Families
Printing letters
Long vs. Short Vowels
Beginning Sounds

Math Skills (21 pages)
Fact Families
Ten Frame Number Quantities
Adding 3 Numbers
Counting On
Missing Numbers
Even and Odd
Tens and Ones
Numbers to 120
Time to the Half Hour
Data and Graphing
Addition Models
Subtraction Models
Counting by 10s
True or False Equations
Comparing Numbers
Missing Numbers
Ordering Numbers
Ten More Ten Less One more One less

Turkeys Writing Mini Unit (5 pages)
Turkeys Bubble Map
Turkeys Circle Map
Turkeys Are can have paper
Turkeys Writing Paper with picture space
Turkeys Writing paper without picture space

This packet is aligned to first grade common core but could be used for higher kindergarteners and lower second graders.

Here is a freebie from my unit!

Like it? Love it?

Gotta have it? 

We are throwing our stores 15% for the next two days to celebrate! 

And now, I'm sending you off to another amazing freebie! 

Hope on over to my my pal Kathy's blog .

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Fergus Ferry Books and App!!!

Hello Friends!!!!

You probably remember this summer when I went to Las Vegas.  It was such a fun time.  While I was there I went to the SDE vendors exhibition.  It was super fun!!!
While there I got to learn all about Fergus Ferry books.  I connected with Jenn and we exchanged information.

I was so happy to get complete sets of all of the Fergus Ferry books to use in my classroom.  I even was able to download the app.  The app will be free until the end of November.  Get it now!!!

My students fell in love with Fergus the Ferry as soon as I let them read the books.  Here are some pics below!!!

You can also download a Fergus Ferry app that is super awesome!!!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Wordless Wednesday and a New Product!!!

Hi Everyone!!! I am linking up with my buddy Christina of  Miss DeCarbo at Sugar and Spice

Have you heard of Imagine Learning?  It is a computer program that is great for ESL students.  I teach at a school with a high ESL population and we are required to have each ESL student use the program for 30 minutes a day.  It is a lot of fun for the students and I can see growth already.

What kinds of things do you do at your school to support ESL students?

Now it is your turn to go link up!  Click Christina's button!!!

I am super happy to finally do something new!!! I am trying my hand at task cards centers for phonics.  I am enjoying trying something new. 

 Here is some more info about the packet.

This is the first set in my Phonics Task Cards BUNDLE!!!

You can catch these packs for a great price while I finish the rest of the packs for the BUNDLE!!!

This pack comes with:

4 Task card centers with recording sheets for beginning sounds

2 printables for practice

2 task card centers with recording sheets for ending sounds

1 printable for practice

Here is a detailed PREVIEW!!!

You can click on any of the pictures to go see it in my TPT store!!! 

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Hump Day!!!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Happy Movember with a Giveaway!!!

I got some really great news about 3 weeks ago.  I was presented with an opportunity to work with the awesome Creative Teaching Press Company for their involvement with the Movember campaign.  Thank you so much Heather for this opportunity! 
Here is what they sent me to use to show support for Movember.

Sooo....What is Movember?

The Movember Foundation is a leading global organization committed to changing the face of men's health.

Check out their video below!

Men are called Mo Bros and they change their appearance by growing a mustache/beard for 30 days of Movember to spark conversation and raise funds.  Women are called Mo Sistas and they are committed to supporting the men in their lives while helping to support men's health.

Click here to sign up!

 I am very committed to this cause because my grandfather died of prostate cancer and my father in law has beat prostate cancer.  I have recruited my hubby to participate by growing out his mustache and beard.  Here he is yesterday as he got a clean shave and is ready to start today.


We have also signed up to volunteer at the Mustache Dashe in our area.  Click the logo below to find out how you can volunteer and raise awareness in your city.

Mustache Dache

I was so thankful to Creative Teaching Press for giving me the resources to show my support for this cause.  Here is what I did!!

I teamed up with other teachers in my school to show our support of men's health.  Here we are with are staches!!!



We also used a lot of the props for a photo booth at our Fall Festival last week.

Here are more ways I used the Mustache Themed Creative Teaching Resources below!!!

Welcome sign for Parents night

Math Warm Up  in the Mornings

Mustache Post Cards to invite parents to Parents Night



Mustache Stickers put on students center work

Mustache name Tags used to label my guided reading group journals

I love the bulletin board letters.  I was working on our Movember board.  It has the coordinating border as well.

If you would like to win all of these Mustache themed resources you can enter in the rafflecopter below.  1 fabulous Movember Supporter is going to win a fan-tash-tic Mustache  themed Bundle of resources from Creative Teaching Press to use in their own classroom.  Maybe that lucky person is YOU!!!  Don't forget to tell all of your friends to enter!!!

Happy MOVEMBER to all!  I hope you will go out and support Men's Health!!!

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