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Arctic Animal Interactive Writing in Kindergarten

January 18

Last year my class loved learning about polar bears and the animals that live in the cold, so we did some kindergarten arctic animal interactive writing! Ice Bear by Nicola Davies We loved the illustrations in this book.   Nicola Davies is…

Pictures from YOU!

January 17

It has been fun to view the pictures from you this week!   I started the week in Seattle!   I was able to spend two whole days with teachers who were passionate about children!  Perfect!     Then I…

Games for Kindergarten

January 4

Games for kindergarten! As you know, I love to include games in my daily instruction and share my downloadable kindergarten learning games. Math and Literacy Games for Kindergarten A while back I created resources to go with the Differentiated Instruction Cubes and…

Retelling with Tacky the Penguin

January 3

Here are some kindergarten penguin lesson plans! We have always loved learning about these funny little creatures! Tacky the Penguin We are able to pair informational text with narrative text perfectly with this favorite book!   We sure love this…

Thanksgiving Week Lesson Plans: Peek at my week

November 22

Kindergarten Thanksgiving Activities are HERE! Thanksgiving week is historically a short school week. (Raise your hand if you are grateful).   We will have a week in pictorial review vs my typical Peek at my Week. We have always enjoyed…

Interactive Read Aloud: Webinar Follow Up!

November 13

Interactive Read Alouds are my newest passion I think and I was so thrilled to share my excitement with you all last night. The webinar was far from perfect, but hopefully, you could glean some new ideas.   BRACE yourself……

Owl Lesson Plans ~ Peek at my Week

November 8

Owls are fascinating and this informational text, White Owl, Barn Owl by Nicola Davies, is spectacular. Check out how we spent the week learning about owls. Owl Lesson Plans:  Read Aloud Texts Just like her other texts, she has both…

Interactive Read Aloud Texts, Assessments, and MORE!

September 5

YES! we use interactive read aloud text in our kindergarten classroom with interactive writing, vocabulary work, and assessments TOO!  Here’s how! Interactive Read Aloud Research shows that the most effective read-alouds are those in which children are actively participating in listening.  This means they…

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