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Happy New Year! I’m starting the year off right by linking up with Freebielicious today! My freebie for today includes 6 differentiated response pages for writing about winter.  There are
I hope everyone is having a wonderful break!  I have been really enjoying spending time with my family, friends and catching up on teaching blogs. I cannot even believe that
Common Core Alignment:   CC.1.L.2 Conventions of Standard English: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.   What a week!  It has been
Common Core Alignment: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1
In a classroom full of 28 first graders, centers are big part of our day. Students are on so many different academic levels I have found it easiest to reach
We are so excited to have a sale in our TPT stores to hopefully make your lives easier for these last few days of school before break.  Come check out
We are so excited to join our first December Currently! We are learning so much about other bloggers just by reading their December Currently’s, so we couldn’t resist jumping on
Common Core Alignment: CCSS.ELS-Literacy.RF.K2d Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.(This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
CC.1.OA.1 Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.  Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations or adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart,