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6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

Now that the attic is full of our Christmas decorations (unless you’re like me and still have your tree up!), it’s time to take on Winter!  We’re not planning a trip to the Klondike, but I am planning on a…

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…

Teaching Essentials: Using Trade Books

Teaching Essentials: Using Trade Books

When January comes along some of my favorite units of study are arctic animals and weather.                         To introduce these units I begin with a good trade book (library…

WINTER BIRDS: A THEMATIC STUDY

WINTER BIRDS: A THEMATIC STUDY

              After experiencing this week’s nasty weather I’m grateful for the unseasonably warm weather that we had last week.  It gave us a chance to hunt around our neighborhood and discover what type of birds hang around…

WINTER BEAR UNIT FREEBIES

A couple of weeks ago I taught a unit on bears in winter.  I was working really hard on creating content that I could tie into every subject.  I like to check on what our city’s magnet school is teaching…