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fact family mini unit & giveaway

Since this is my first year teaching, I am trying so hard to cover all my bases.  When it comes to math, I am having a hard time. The math program I was given is hard for me to teach with, because it doesn’t mesh well with my teaching style.

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george washington artwork

I never really enjoyed history… and I didn’t pay attention to it in school growing up. Now that I am a first grade teacher, I have to teach it… right? I am actually learning a lot about the presidents… and guess what… I like it! Check out these cute Georgies:

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money management

In my classroom, all of my desks are in groups/teams. I can’t stand to have them any other way. Because we are learning about money, the teams all have a money related name. When I first introduced the “money teams” they had to earn tallies for their teams individually. We

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Valentine’s Day Sack

Your students will adore these “Love Monster Sacks” and they are perfect for holding valentines on Valentine’s Day. This download includes all the templates needed for your class to make their own Love Monster Sacks (heads, eyes, hands, feet, horns, hearts, mustache, and more). This craft also comes with a

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vocabulary word hunt

I always try to make vocabulary activities really fun for my students, because I want them to remember the words. When they have fun, it’s almost like I “trick” them into learning and I LOVE it! My students get so excited when they walk in the room from P.E. (or computer)

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!