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all about nouns: a language arts unit

This unit was a lot of fun to create and I can’t wait to use it with my students! Clipart By: JW Illustrations And… because you all are so wonderful… I want to give you a freebie! This is a mini book (and the freebie): I love mini books (and so

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Key Words for Addition & Subtraction

My students have been struggling with story problems lately. So I decided to make some math charts for addition and subtraction key words. I got the idea from Jodi at Fun in First (she has really great ideas… if you haven’t checked out her blog, you NEED to). These are the key

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telling time

I have recently introduced the analog clock to my students. They are now obsessed with it and they think it is the coolest thing! Teacher! Do you want me to tell you what time it is? We are only working on the hour hand right now… minutes will come later! I

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we’re A E I O U…

Have you heard that cute song from the Leap Frog – Talking Words DVD? If you haven’t you need to! I had my students watch it to review letter sounds. It has a cute little song for vowels that goes like this: We’re A-E-I-O-U, We’re the vowels!  We’re the glue, To

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100 book challenge

Before Christmas break, I challenged my students to read 100 books by the end of the school year. When I told my students about this challenge they just looked back at me with big eyes. But Teacher I don’t have 100 books! They thought 100 books was impossible. So far, three students have met

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v-day madness

Whew!  Do I get a medal for surviving Valentine’s Day in first grade? They where higher than kites. Worse than Christmas. But it was so FUN! I felt like a kid again. We started off the day making valentine’s for their parents. I got the idea here. “No one touches

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v-day preparation

Valentines for my students: CHECK! I am giving them glow sticks that say “You make my heart glow!” Tomorrow, at the end of the day, I am sending my students home with a note that says: {Click picture to download note} Cute huh? And just in case you want to

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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!