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Eeeh! It’s one of my favorite times of year to be a teacher. I just eat up a good theme, particularly around Thanksgiving. #punintended This post is all about turkeys and includes FIVE fun freebies! Just look for the pink text throughout this post to see what you can snag! First up is a toooooooon of […]

November 12, 2018

Turkey Freebies for Teachers!

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Are you planning to teach about wild turkeys this Thanksgiving season? Today’s post will provide you a few resources to start your unit off strong, along with a few book recommendations, a math activity, and a free printable turkey poster and vocabulary activity. I love the month of November! I love teaching about the First […]

November 2, 2018

Turkey Feather Measurement, Turkey Vocabulary, and More!

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Let’s face it, when Halloween falls during the school week, you just have to embrace it and all the craziness excitement that comes with it. So, even though you’ve attended the Fall Fest, thrown a party at school, paraded them through the hallways to show off their costumes, read ALL THE READ-ALOUDS, been visited by […]

October 30, 2018

Post-Halloween Activity

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Today, I’m sharing TWENTY of my favorite Thanksgiving-themed picture books and activities that will fit right into your curriculum whether you teach kindergarten, first grade, or second grade. Each book shown below matches with a set of paired activities, so that your lesson plans are ready to roll and you can simply teach!  They’re Common Core standards-aligned, […]

October 25, 2018

20 Thanksgiving Themed Picture Books and Activities

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This post is a round-up of eight different Halloween freebies found within posts or in my Teachers Pay Teachers shop. Use them in your preschool, kindergarten, first, or second grade classroom! Pumpkin Directed Drawing Summarizing Activity Spider-Themed Word Work (editable template) Pumpkin Painting Halloween Costume Fun Skeleton Poster Templates Pumpkin Investigation Boo Bat Directed Drawing Pumpkin […]

October 22, 2018

Eight Halloween Freebies

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This is a FUN and FREE bat-themed summarizing activity. It pairs well with bat-themed, fiction picture-books. Perfect for the kindergarten, first grade, or second grade classroom. Download a copy at the end of this post! If you’re studying bats in your classroom this October, you can use this resource to teach or reinforce summarizing using […]

October 18, 2018

Free Summarizing Activity

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As a teacher, it has always been my desire to make learning fun, which is why I was intent on having a set of hands-on Halloween activities that were engaging, standards-based, and student-focused. I believe that what is going on the in the classroom should be reflective of relevant themes because it helps students identify […]

October 16, 2018

Hands-on Halloween Activities

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If your kiddos loved the FREE pumpkin directed drawing activity  I shared last week, then they’re going to go BATTY for this bat directed drawing, too! This little guy is called a Boo Bat because you make him using the word BOO, along with other letters in the alphabet! Look closely and see if you can […]

October 15, 2018

Bat Directed Drawing

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Today, I’m sharing FIVE of my favorite bat-themed picture books and activities that will fit right into your curriculum whether you teach pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade. Each book shown below matches with a set of paired activities, so that your lesson plans are ready to roll and you can simply teach!  They’re Common Core […]

October 14, 2018

Five Favorite Bat Picture Books + Activities

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To be completely honest, the creation of these activities came after my then-kindergartener came home from school with an assessment and I realized he couldn’t isolate the medial vowel or final consonant sounds in simple CVC words. I figured he wasn’t alone, so I created an easy-to-use toolkit to help students practice phoneme isolation and […]

October 10, 2018

Phonics + Phonemic Awareness Toolkit

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