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Fall Fables and So Much More!

Fall Fables and So Much More!

I am thrilled to begin an ELA unit to kick off the fall!  You’ll want to take a look at this one, because it will keep you up to speed on the skills you need.  This unit is designed around my favorite…

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,…

Frog and Toad: A Spring Lesson Plan

Frog and Toad: A Spring Lesson Plan

Each month I create thematic lessons because I strongly believe the key to learning is interest.   Hi friends!  Spring is here and I’m excited to share with you our lessons from Frog and Toad.  But first, let me explain…

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Each time I begin to create a new resource, I check the state standards to see what my kids need to learn.  Because I have a passion for history, that’s usually where I go when I’m ready to get creative.…

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

Keeping up with state standards can be a strenuous task anytime of the year.  But, during the holidays?  Over the years I’ve found ways to tie in multiple subjects with our thematic units. Because of the high level of interest,…

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…

Introducing- Ocean Vocabulary ELA Unit

Introducing- Ocean Vocabulary ELA Unit

I’ve been talking about our Ocean Vocabulary ELA Unit in our Teacher 2 Teacher Facebook Group for quite some time now.  I’m so excited to announce that it’s ready to go! If you’ve been around my blog much, you know…

Elementary #1 Build Your Own Bundle

Elementary #1 Build Your Own Bundle

  Finding the right tools to homeschool can be overwhelming to say the least.  While our family doesn’t use a boxed curriculum, we do use supplemental tools to help promote the love of learning and to keep our academic skills sharp.…

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…

How To Teach Vocabulary {Fall Edition}

How To Teach Vocabulary {Fall Edition}

Long gone are the days of getting out a dictionary and writing down the definitions for vocabulary instruction.   I’m really not sure what that taught us, other than hating to write down definitions. I can remember a time when…