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I love to use the iPads and MacBooks for any sort of reading response activity during my reading groups.  This week I had my kindergartners identifying the characters and setting

Whew- I’m not sure how it happened, but this week flew by for me! I thought it would move slowly after being on break for awhile, but surprisingly it went

We’ve said this numerous times in the last few weeks, but we REALLY love this blogging world! Mary Beth at Run Teacher, Run! linked to us for the Shout Out

We love reading and finding out a little bit more about everyone through their monthly currently-so we wanted to join (our second one!)  Next month our goal is to do

I am so excited to be a guest blogger on Daily Learning to the Core!  This is part of Primary Possibilities‘s linky – “New Year, New Ideas, New Possibilities Linky” where bloggers have

Break has been wonderful!  Relaxing and spending time with family and friends has been the best part.  The past few days for me I have been getting ready to go

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