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Teach Four Subjects At Once! ELA Social Studies & A Freebie

Teach Four Subjects At Once! ELA Social Studies & A Freebie

Before I jump into all of the activities of our Intro to Geography unit, I just want to share how excited I am to have a unit that addresses so many skills and is FUN!  The older a child gets,…

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

In my 9 years of being a stay at home mom, I know how busy the holiday season can be.  The older the kids get, the busier our life gets.  I have one child who insists on celebrating every holiday…

Christmas Themed Phonics and Spelling

Christmas Themed Phonics and Spelling

With the Thanksgiving leftovers still in the fridge, I begin thinking about Christmas.  No, not getting out the Christmas tree and the wreaths, but putting together Christmas themed lessons.  My Little Pixie is getting ready to study vowel team patterns.…

Fourth Grade Fridays: How to Homeschool Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Fridays: How to Homeschool Fourth Grade

    Fourth Grade is a big grade to teach.  This is the year of double digit multiplication and division, understanding European Exploration into the Revolutionary War, writing in cursive, reading and comparing literature and more!  It’s becoming more and…

Super Sleuths- Mystery Adventure Game {Back to School FREEBIE}

Super Sleuths- Mystery Adventure Game {Back to School FREEBIE}

    If you’re teaching 3rd-5th grade this year boy do I have an incredible resource for you! April from The Glitter Tree and I have teamed up to bring you an incredible Vocabulary ELA curriculum.  And this week we’re not…

An End To The Summer Slide

An End To The Summer Slide

Have you heard about the summer slide?  Many children, especially struggling readers, forget what they’ve learned over the summer.  There are many different strategies to prevent this from happening, and some can not only prevent learning loss, but also bring…

Ocean Unit Study Resource List (with FREE Emergent Reader)

Ocean Unit Study Resource List (with FREE Emergent Reader)

This post may contain affiliate links. Just because school is out doesn’t mean you should pack up your studies and forget school for the summer. In fact, summer can be one of the most enjoyable times to get out and learn! Many…

Activities for Chocolate Fever

Activities for Chocolate Fever

  Seeing the excitement in a child’s eyes when they ask what book will be the next read aloud is one of the greatest joys for teachers and parents!  There’s nothing like seeing the delight in a child who loves to…

Having Fun With Winter Vocabulary

Having Fun With Winter Vocabulary

If you’re planning on having fun with winter words, I think this winter themed vocabulary ELA (English Language Arts) pack will keep your lessons fun, challenging, and low-prep!  There are more activities than pictured so be sure to click here…

Arctic Animal Highlights

Arctic Animal Highlights

We are two weeks into January!  We’ve been doing a lot of fun lessons on Arctic animals thanks to some really great teaching blogs!  Hopefully this post will help you find some fun lessons.  Here are the highlights! Writing  …