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Monday, February 23, 2015

TPT Sale on Wednesday, February 25--Don't Miss It!

TPT believes teachers are heroes and is having a special sale to celebrate. Go visit my store now and make a wish list so you'll be ready to shop on Wednesday! Enter the code HEROES when you get ready to check out.


Just click on the pic above to check out my products.


Friday, February 20, 2015

Formal/Informal Language -- Freebie!

We've been wanting a snow day, and we got a snow week! I've done a little bit of school work and a lot of Netflix! (Just when you think you feel sorry for Don Draper, he does something to make you throw up your hands again!)

Here's a freebie for you on identifying formal and informal language from my latest packet on Penguin Chick, compatible with the second grade Journeys reading textbook.


Just click on the pic above to get your freebie. 
And if you don't mind, leave a comment with your ideas for teaching students to identify formal and informal language.

Happy Snow Week!


Sunday, February 1, 2015

Valentine Math Quick Writes -- Freebie!


Here's a variation on a Math Quick Write activity in my new packet. Students draw a card, set a timer for three minutes, and write as many addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems as they can that have the answer listed on the card.
My TPT store is on sale through midnight tomorrow, so it's a good time to get twenty percent off on any of my products you have on your wish list.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Valentine Divison Scoot -- Freebie!

Are you beginning to plan your Valentine-themed activities with your kiddos?

Here's a great activity to use as either a whole-class Scoot game or in a center for practice in using division to solve word problems.

If you use it as a Scoot game, put one problem card on different desks around the room. Students can work alone or with a partner to rotate through the cards. After they work one problem, they find the next card. For a little bit of fun, add a timer and give them five or six minutes at each card before they have to move on. Give students blank paper to use to record their answers.


If you have some students needing more practice working word problems, punch holes in the cards and put them on a ring. Place the cards in one of your math stations.

Just click on the link above to get your freebie!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Here's Hoping for Some Snow Days!

I'm hoping for some snow days this winter! I love my job, but I love spending time at home, too.

I spent some time this weekend making a multiplication freebie.
My kiddos have always loved playing games if they have to race against a clock to complete a task. Print this off on card stock and add a timer and you've got a math station that's ready to go!


Just click on the link above to get your freebie.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Multiplication Wizard -- Freebie!

Happy Labor Day!

It's the last day of our Fall Break. If you've followed my blog for awhile, you know that our district is out for a week while our town celebrates the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and names the World Grand Champion on the Saturday before Labor Day.

I've had a great break...spent a little time at the beach reading, eating, and sunning...cleaned out some closets at home...spent some time with friends.

I'm trying to get back in the school-frame-of-mind, so I thought I'd make a multiplication game. This one is all based on multiplying by multiples of ten.


Click on the pic above to get your game...and please think about leaving a comment. Do you use stations in your math class? Are games a part of those stations?

(BTW...my TpT Store is all marked 20% off today!)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Back to School Scoot -- Freebie

Looking for a fun activity to get your kiddos up and moving? The bonus to this Scoot is that you will learn more about your kids AND...since they can do it independently... it will give you a few minutes to work on some of that paperwork you have to get turned in!



Just click on one of the pics above to get your freebie.

And speaking of freebies...
Don't forget that every night this week you can visit A Class*y Collaboration between the hours of 8:00 and 9:00 Eastern and get freebies donated by this great group of bloggers! Just click on the pic below to see what's offered tonight.

One more thing...
Don't forget that today is the special one day only extension of the TpT Back to School Sale.
Click on the pic below to visit my store and get some of those items on
your wish list.