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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Teach Me! Adjectives

So this is a tough day for me.  This is my last Sunday before my hubby and I go back to work.  Where did the summer go?  Why did it go by so fast?  Will I have a sweet little class this year?  All these questions are running through my head and I am not happy about summer being over.  I get like this every year around this time, but all those feelings go away on the first day of school when I see those cute little faces.  

I recently posted about my Teach Me Compounds set.  I really think my little ones will enjoy it, especially with all the fun activities and cut & paste games.  I decided to come up with another set.

My students love adjectives.  They like to be silly every year and come up with very very funny adjectives to make sentences: A skinny pig smells like black flowers.  Things like that.  It's fun for them to be silly and understand the concept in their own funny ways.  

This pack has a whole lot of fun activities and printables for your little ones to do and enjoy.
Like many of my packs, this can be done independently, buddy work, centers, homework & even for early finishers.  It's the perfect way to reinforce those skills your students might struggle with.

I always see product previews look great.  I can never make mine look like that.  So this was my best shot. LOL

My students love these making connections printables.  It works on so many skills and they have a blast while doing it.  Here they will be reading, highlighting, finding adjectives and then writing.  These stories are cute and very kid friendly. 

I am loving this cute activity.  Students will read the sentence and color the picture according to the color adjectives given.  Then they have to create their own using number adjectives at the bottom.  Love it. 

I don't know about you, but my students love to sort. These activities work on that and so much more. 

Activities like this make learning so much fun.  I know my sweeties will enjoy these printables because it involves coloring.  They will do anything with coloring. =) 

Why wait?  Grab this set now and be prepared for adjectives.  Your class will enjoy all the fun printables and variety.  

To see more on this set, click here.  Don't forget to click to see a preview!

This pack includes:
*posters/list of examples for classroom
*name that adjective
*abc adjectives
*making connections using adjectives
*whats your favorite?
*word mix up
*word search
*compound word buddies
*find and highlight 
*cut and paste adjectives
*warm up adjectives
*scooping up adjectives
*roll that adjective
*colored characters

and much more!

I am off to print these off and get them ready for school. But not before I do some shopping online.

Happy Sunday!

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Teach Me! Compounds

Phew!  Finished just in time.  I have been working on this for quite a bit and so happy with the way it turned out.  Every year when it's time to learn compound words, I do the same thing every year.  I see that I need to go over compounds and think, "Oh this is easy. My students will SO get this."  WRONG!  I teach it over and over again and they are so confused.  They come up with words like sunback  or doorfoot after hearing examples such sunglasses or football.  They really just say anything that comes to mind.  So I made this oh so cute set that could help and assist them in mastering the skill.  

The printables here are so unique and different than some of my other sets.  I had to really think about what different activities my students would really enjoy and would help them understand what compound words are.  

These jam packed worksheets can be used for so many different things: homework, buddy work, centers, independent work, early finishers and ever assessments.  Any way would work.  Practice here is key and there are so many different printables.  Your students will not get bored!

These handouts are so fun.  I love that the kids will be working on a bunch of other skills aside from just compound words.  They will also be working on their reading, writing and sorting skills.  

I did have to include some of my students favorite worksheets.  These I know they will love and simple enough for them to do on their own from seeing the same kind of worksheets from other packs of mine.

This pack includes:
*posters/list of examples for classroom
*name that compound
*abc order using compound words
*making connections using compound words
*sorting compound words
*spin that compound word
*whats your favorite?
*compound word mix up
*word search
*compound word buddies
*find and highlight 
*cut and paste compound words
*cloudy compounds
*riddle me this
*roll that compound word
*mix and match compound words

and more!

To see more on this pack, click here.

In other happy news… look what has finally arrived.

My book bins from Really Good Stuff.  I am obsessed with neon colors.  Drop by and see what else they have in store. 


Stay tuned on Wednesday for another TpT Sale!

Everything in my Store will be 20% off.  Make sure to grab what you need and be all set for the new year.  Happy shopping!!

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Punctuation Posters Fun!

Happy Sunday!  I leave in less than a week to Vegas with my hubby, so I wanted to make sure I posted about my latest projects and ideas.

As school approaches, I try to create things I know my little ones will enjoy.  I created Parts of Speech Posters pack a few weeks back.  I tried to keep thinking of what else I think my kiddies could benefit from.  So I came up with this…

I tried to keep the same idea.  Really cute printables, bright posters and great guides for your little ones to refer to when struggling.  

The posters are nice and bright to catch your student's eyes.  You can place them around the class and have your students refer to them when needing some reminder or ideas.  The posters also come with a list of examples for each punctuation, which I think my students would really appreciate. 

The printables can be used for centers, buddy work, early finishers or homework.  I feel with the easy and simple directions, they could do this on their own or with a buddy.

I love the cut and paste printables.  It's always one of my student's favorite activities.  I tried to include that in this pack.  I also like incorporating writing with my printables.  This way my students are practicing their handwriting at the same time. 

Sorting is important for my students.  It lets me know they are mastering what they are learning and can show me that through sorting.  It doesn't hurt that it's fun to complete either. =)

Some more of my favorites are:

Just love that the printables are working so many areas: reading, writing, drawing and the punctuation.  They don't know it but their little minds are learning so much at once!

This is a quick overview of what's inside this awesome pack

This pack includes:
parts in this pack are statements, questions, exclamations,contractions, commas, apostrophe's,colon, quotation marks, semi colon and parenthesis

*punctuation posters in bright neon colors
*punctuations lists with examples in bright neon colors
*cheat sheets for students to keep in their folder as a reference
*read, highlight and tally of punctuation
*cut and paste punctuation marks
*writing punctuation
*name that adjective
*labeling parts of speech
*sorting parts of speech
*name that interjection
*name that conjunction
*where's the apostrophe?
*where's the comma?
*where's the quotation mark?
*match that contraction

and more fun printables!

To see more of this pack click here or check out what else I have in store for you at my TpT Store.  So excited to print these out for my little ones.  I know it will really help with all those tricky punctuation marks.

I have some more fun sets coming in just a few days. =) Stay tuned!

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Back to School Essentials - Brights & Neons!

This summer is flying by and I have been falling behind on blogging.  I have been doing a lot to keep up with organization in my room.  I want to make sure this school year is neat, organized and full of color!  I love a bright classroom and I am trying to put together somethings to make sure that happens.

I just ordered these very cute book bins from Really Good Stuff.  The colors fit perfectly with my class which is usually filled with bright neons.

At just $13, I think it's a pretty sweet deal.  

I also picked up paper baskets for my centers.  

Last year, I used these for center bins and my work for the week.  I labeled each basket Mon-Fri and had the work all set for the students for each day.  I need to find a place for them in my class this year.  I am sure I will come up with something.

To keep going with the theme of brights, I picked up these neon pencils at Walmart.  They were a bit expensive on my taste, but I couldn't resist.  I will use them as an incentive for those well behaved kiddos!

When I finished all my shopping, I kept working. Haven't worked as hard all summer.  I printed out my  posters from my Part of Speech set and started laminating right away.

I love the way they turned out, bright and very eye catching.  My little ones will hopefully be using these posters as references and guides. 

What's in your shopping cart?

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Fill Up Your Cart - Sale!

My goodness, I love a good sale!  I am so excited to stock up on my cart and save a few pennies while getting ready for the new year.  I'm also getting ready for the new school year with some of my very own products.  

Grab any one of my health packs and be all set for the year!

Whatever you grab, make sure it's good.  I am off running to the checkout before the sale is over. =)

Happy Shopping!!

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