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Can you believe January is already nearing an end?!  So. Crazy. Which means, thoughts of February are starting to creep into your mind.  Groundhogs, hearts everything and everywhere, boxes of chocolate, and after all that sugary goodness, dental health!  But, of course! This resource is packed – literally, BRIMMING – with activities perfect for the primary […]

January 24, 2017

February Science Activities

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holiday, Lesson Plans, Science, Teach, Uncategorized

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Just a quick post today (before I turn into a pumpkin when my babysitting hours expire) to let you know that February Anchor Charts and Class Posters have been uploaded and added to the bundle! Here’s a preview of what’s included in this fun-filled pack! You can check out this resource on TpT HERE or […]

January 23, 2017

February Anchor Charts and Class Posters

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It’s hard to believe that the middle of January is upon us, and we will be celebrating the inspiring Martin Luther King, Jr. across the nation on Monday! This class poster celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. and the profound words he spoke decades ago that spurred change and continue to inspire our country to this […]

January 11, 2017

Martin Luther King Writing Activity

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ELA, Facts, holiday, informational text, Lesson Plans, Martin Luther King Day, Uncategorized, Winter

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Check out this video to learn more about teaching inferencing in the elementary classroom with fun and engaging lesson plans and activities! Click on the graphics below to grab the resources mentioned in the video. Don’t want to forget this post? Pin the image below! Happy Teaching!

January 5, 2017

Activities and Lesson Plans to Teach Inferencing

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Dollar Tree, ELA, Freebie, Lesson Plans, Reading, Teach, Uncategorized, Winter

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One thing I’ve learned from teaching is that kiddos absolutely adore informational texts.  They find factual information so intriguing, and they practically jump out of their seats at the opportunity to spout off their knowledge! Or wiggle fiercely when they’re seated in front of you on the floor, waving their hands wildly in the air. That mental image is […]

April 26, 2016

The Best Dinosaur Books and Resources!

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dinosaurs, ELA, informational text, Science, Target, Target Buys, Uncategorized

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For most of you, you’re likely nearing the end weeks of the school year, or preparing for a break sometime soon.  Time and energy may be running low as testing, end-of-the-year assessments, and fitting in the last of your curriculum becomes top priority.  Or maybe not!  Maybe the end of the year renews your teaching […]

April 25, 2016

The Science of May!

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dinosaurs, ELA, informational text, kitchen chemistry, Lesson Plans, Math, ocean life, Reading, Science

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ARE YOU HERE FOR A FREEBIE?!  Scroll to the bottom of the post! Hey, y’all! First, a little bit of housekeeping.  If you tried to access The Inspired Apple this weekend, you might’ve noticed I was having some technical difficulties.  SORRY!  I spent almost all day Friday and Saturday trying to sort it all out, but […]

March 28, 2016

The Science of April + Saying Hello!

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Hello, friends!  Can you believe Christmas Break is *finally* here?! I’ll pause for a moment while you give yourself a big ol’ pat on the back (or grab another sip of that Christmas cocktail you’re enjoying) for finishing the first half of the school year strong!  You probably Polar Expressed yourself right out the door […]

December 19, 2015

Winter Science for Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade!

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ELA, Math, Science, Winter

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It’s Monday, which I’ve kinda sorta been looking forward to.  I know – weird, right?  It’s because I started taking this aerobic dance class at the gym and it. is. awesome.  Except for the mirrors.  Which are constant reminders of how gangly and awkward I am.  Also, apparently I never really looked cool dancing.  Which […]

April 17, 2012

Dinosaur Centers, Digraph Anchor Charts, & The Green Lantern

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dinosaurs, Science

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