Wednesday, October 29, 2014

BATS! BATS! & MORE BATS!

WOW!
Pumpkins came & went!
Spiders were next...
NOW
It's  BAT  Week!
We have been TOTALLY immersed in BATS!
Close reading, fluency, writing, watching videos, 
& , of course.....STELLALUNA!

We listened to the story online FANTASTIC!
www.storylineonline.net

So...after reading & discussing & making our writing webs...
WE WROTE!
They are doing OK for the 3rd month of first grade!
Here are a few samples...NO LAUGHING!!! :)
PS...They only got to make their BAT after their story was done...
I know BRIBERY! Whatever works! 
Enjoy!





Are they all perfect? NOPE!
My kiddos know the rule...
There is NO PERFECT...only...TRY YOUR BEST!
They DID! :)




Saturday, October 25, 2014

FANTASMIC INTEGRATION?? HUH???

Happy Fall 'Yall!
CAN YOU TELL FALL IS HERE?
More importantly......
Can you tell HALLOWEEN is this FRIDAY!

My Kiddos have been....CRAZY!!!!!
( I know...ANOTHER  week of craziness  before  SUGAR  COMA  settles in!)
AND...
In my school district ... for NOVEMBER...
We only teach  15 days BEFORE THANKSGIVING! 
Don't get toooooooooo  excited!
That also includes.... 3  days of MATH Benchmark ASSESSMENTS
AND
3 days  of ELA  Benchmark ASSESSMENTS!
AND
(Please include your ) regular 15 days of ELA, MATH, SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES!
(Can't forget the Pilgrims, Thanksgiving, & Indians )
So if you survive ALL of that...YOU GET TO HAVE SOME FUN! :)
( Now...I really think the admin's think WE don't know how to make education fun !)
DUH!
INTEGRATE!
EVERYTHING for NOVEMBER will be about SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES!
We will read, write, discuss, count, add, & subtract..
BATS, PUMPKINS, SPIDERS, PILGRIMS, INDIANS, & FEASTS!
(I know...I still have to do BATS & Spiders...ran out of time in OCTOBER!)
A FANTASMIC collection of  EDCUATION!
(Tired yet?)  HOLD ON!
I can help!
I have some INTEGRATION pieces for you!
How about DOLLAR DEALS?
( After all....CHRISTMAS is in 60 days! ) 
CAN YOU SAY...NO!!!!  I  AM  NOT  READY!
Here is my Dollar Deal for today!
Pumpkin Poem for Pocket Chart / Centers / Independent Work
Click on Picture!
Keep stopping by..MORE TO COME!
( Gotta go...I gotta start my holiday shopping!) :)

Have a.... SPOOKTACULAR .... HALLOWEEN!!!  :)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wordless Wednesday

I am linking up with
Christina @ Second Grade Sugar & Spice for.....
WORDLESS  WEDNESDAY!!!!

                                            http://secondgradesugarandspice.blogspot.com/




The last ten days of October...
What do you teach?




Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Wordless Wednesday

Is it Wednesday?


for....
WORDLESS  WEDNESDAY






Grandkids here this week!
How do you spend FAMILY time?

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Wordless Wednesday

I am linking up with

SCHEDULE 
YOUR MAMMOGRAM...
TODAY!


Another MATH FOR THE WHOLE YEAR!????

CRAZY WEEK!!!
WOWZA!
I have been working on planning for MATH.
A new curriculum, wanting to do GUIDED MATH...etc, etc...
So...
I had a request from a GRADE 2 teacher for
MATH for the WHOLE YEAR!
This week...BUGGY MATH was born!
Click picture to go to my TPT store!


NO COLOR INK or LAMINATING NECESSARY!
WHAT????
YOU hear it right!
TIP:
Print each set (20 in all) on different colored paper!
I LOVE LOVE LOVE Florescent!
Then....use REPORT SLEEVES ( cut to size )
to make POCKETS!
Attach the pockets to the wall...then...you only switch each card on FRIDAY!
( I added a new helper in my room....MATH  MAGICIAN!)
They take the cards out, switch to a new one..I do the next one...and BAM!
DONE!













Hope you like the SISTA'S!
Here is little sister...
MONKEY  MATH..GRADE  1
(click on the picture to go to TPT)

Have a great week!  :)



Thursday, October 2, 2014

Currently October 2014


I know...YOU are AMAZED!
It's time for...
CURRENTLY!
I am linking up with 




Click HERE for TREAT!
Happy October!
Leave me some LOVE! :)