With summer nearly upon us, it’s time to start thinking about the dreaded summer regression (insert frustrated teacher sigh); however, the summer slide doesn’t have to be a reality for every student. Encourage parents to prepare now by developing a summer reading plan, and show them the importance of summer reading so their children don’t lose any of the gains they worked so hard… View Post
Did you know that April 28th is National Superhero Day? It’s a day to celebrate all superheroes, especially the ones in your classroom! Your students don’t have to fly through the air, have magical powers, or fight villains to be superheroes. We all have superhero powers… we just have to figure out what they are and unleash them. So, what superpowers do our students… View Post
I’m teaming up once again with The Reading Crew to bring you another resource-filled, fun link-up. If you’re just joining us, please check out the blog links at the bottom to learn about all the wonderful mentor texts and scoop up some fun resources! There will a HUGE giveaway at the end of the link-up for you to enter for a chance to win… View Post
We recently had a few 70 degree days here in WNY! They were promptly followed by a week of freezing temperatures and a snowstorm on the way, but it was a nice reminder that spring is (hopefully) just around the corner. The fleeting sunshine inspired me to put together a new spring freebie just for you! “Goodbye, Snow!” is a simple poem that you… View Post
“Watch Out for Tricky T!” is a FREE poem to introduce and reinforce consonant r-blend /tr-/. A free download for Teacher Appreciation Week!