Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A-Z Animal Craftivities and Writing Prompts {Hump Day Highlight}

Here we are again. It's Wednesday and another Hump Day Highlight! I hope you'll not only check out what we are up to in my classroom, but you'll link up to show us what you are up to in yours!
Tomorrow for Dr. Seuss Week we are celebrating "Oh, the Places You'll Go" and "Put Me in the Zoo"! Students are dressing as what they want to be when they grow up, so why not pull out our Zoo Keeper Applications and Animal Craftivities??

I love this activity each year because the kiddos get so into them and it's easy to differentiate! With 26 animals and numerous activities for each, I am always able to find something that spikes each child's interest.  

Unit Includes {per animal}: 
Animal Templates for Craftivity  
Zoo Keeper Application 
Guess My Animal Activity 
If I were a _______ I would... 
If I owned a _______ I would... 
Non-fiction animal fact sheet for research 
Animals sold bundled or separately:

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So tell me, what are you doing this week?

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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Is it already MARCH!?

I'm joining Farley for her March currently!!

So how loud must the tv be for a man to hear it?!?!

Although I love the snow... enough is enough already! The snow and cold have had  their days, now I would like spring to come. Thank you very much mother nature!

I can't believe it's March already!! But part of that may be partially due to....

Having so much fun watching this girl grow up! But can't time slow down? I mean she's already trying to be independent. I know everyone tells you how fast it really goes, but I mean REALLY!?!

I'm totally needing an extra day in my weeks lately. Or maybe a clone would be acceptable. I need one person just to get all the odds and ends jobs done, and the other to enjoy life lol

-Spring Break-
Ours is at the end of the month and I'm a planner, but with that being said... I HAVE NO PLAN! It kinda feels great! 

The only plan I have is to plan out some blogs... mainly my weekly posts for hump day highlight! Anyone interested in joining me on Wednesdays to highlight what they are up to in their classroom or in their office creating?!

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Story Starters {Hump Day Highlight}

Sooooooo as the weather here in Ohio has froze the majority of us into our homes, 
TpT has decided to thaw us out with the heroes sale!! Make sure to empty your wish lists, shout out what you purchase, and enjoy saving some hard earned cash!

I'm hoping that we have school today! We have had one day of school in the past week and a half due to these windchill temperatures!!

 I can't wait to introduce my kiddos to these little cuties for journal and writing time!
and I can't wait to share them with you for....

Who, What, When, Where and Verb Story Starters! These one word story starters help kiddos start a story and end it with their imagination! 

I have used cards for years, but they always get mixed up and unorganized. I thought this would make it easier to set up and it's more appealing. 

I've used them by:
Pick a Page
Students pick a page in each set to add to their story.

Random Page
Students have to use a random page from each group to add to a story.

Load 'em Up
Students try to fit as many of the cards as they can into their story, but making sure that it still makes sense!

I printed each type of word on a separate color. (It makes my OCD brain calm and happy hehe)

After cutting
65 who cards
83 what cards
11 when cards
23 where
17 action verbs

I bound them together to create the booklets....
These colors just make me happy! I hope the kiddos like them as much as I think they will!!
Comment with how you would use them in your classroom!

Supplies that I used are available on!

Tell us what you are doing in your room this week by linking up!!

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