Tag: themes

penguin mini unit {freebie}

I hope you are having a great week back in school. I can’t believe how fast time goes and how fast this  week has gone by… and I really can’t believe tomorrow is Friday! {Thank goodness!} Last year my students made these adorable penguins. I love giving step-by-step instructions and

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Camping in the Classroom

In second grade this week, the Houghton Mifflin Reading series has us reading Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night. My students LOVE this book! They also love the other Henry and Mudge books. I had to check them all out from the school library so they could explore all

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Chicka Chicka… BOOM BOOM!

Last year I had a jungle themed classroom.  I also incorporated the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom book into a lot of classroom activities.  So I created a Chicka Chicka, Boom Boom bulletin board to welcome my new students on the first day of school! Each letter represents a student and

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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!