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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Grandparents' Day



The first of September is always fun for celebrating Grandparents Day.
For me it was an opportunity for Grandparents to visit our classroom and also for the students to see changes that have taken place over time.
The packet includes a note to (parents)Grandparents inviting them to lunch.
An activity to complete with Grandparents with they arrive. (Classroom then/now)
Awards...Who traveled the farthest?  Who has the most Grandchildren?  Who attended this school?
There is also a delightful craft "hug" that students will present to their Grandparents with "hugs and kisses".  If Grandparents can not attend others may join the child.

I love the writing activities.
One of them includes interviewing Grandma or Grandpa.
There is colorful vocabulary for posting.

Development of vocabulary is done through word work.

There are activities to accompany How To Babysit Grandma/Grandpa.

You will love it!!
There is an entire days worth of activities your class will love as well as the Grandparents.
Interviews, booklets, poems, graphic organizers, word work, crafts and so much more.
The suggested literature is recent and so cute.  Your kiddos will really relate.


And the suggestion for the craft and treat are sure to delight!!




What a wonderful lunch we had with Grandparents today.
Prizes were given for...
Who came the farthest ($5 gas card)
Who has the most grandchildren (Picture frame)
Who is the "most mature" (candle)
Then we ended with my favorite song.
Click here to listen...I think you are wonderful...
Just a perfect lunch was had by all.
Tomorrow we are off to "communities and neighborhoods".
Hope you'll continue to follow us.
Michele







Father's Day...Craft and Activities!


A cute little packet for celebrating Dad!


Love the suggested reading and the comprehension activities that accompany them.

Word work includes ABC Order, word search, adjectives, and unscramble.
Writing has pre writes, final writes, mini book and other graphic organizers.

And I get a smile out of some of the students ideas about dad!
Colorful vocabulary for posting with pictures.





Friday, February 26, 2016

Mother's Day...Crafts and Activities!

May brings the celebration of Mother's Day!
This packet includes word work, writing, comprehension, reading suggestions, and crafts for mom!


I love this little gift for moms!


Craft with poem for mom.


Writing about our mom.

Suggested literature suggestions.

Vocabulary for posting






Thursday, February 25, 2016

Leap Day Activities Freebie!

Monday is Leap Day and now if you pick up this FREEBIE you will have something to share with your class!

You have a cute little craft and then...


As an after thought ... I am going to run the writing page on lt. green copy paper!
Just an idea!!
WORD WORK
WRITING

INFORMATIONAL TEXT AND RECALL
MATH




Building Comprehension Strategies with The Little Red Hen!

This packet focused on four of my favorite Little Red Hen stories.
Each of these stories is also on YouTube.

Each story is ideal for:
Comparing and Contrasting
Identifying unique behaviors in individuals
Exploring feelings
And even building creativity...Did you know The Little Red Hen was a Great Grandmother and had a cookbook titled...The Art of Cooking Alone.
( In that one sentence I could do an entire lesson! )
The activit├ęs I created are open for all levels of learners...pictures, words, complete sentences.

 This is perfect for pairing readers with early readers.





And look at this cutie!!
I am so going to make this.
Thank you Stacey!!