With back to school in full swing (Washington kiddos just went back to school last week), all the teachers I know are running around trying to find the best way to use their time, get to know your new class, and get some academics in. My back to school writing crafts are the perfect way to introduce a little
Happy October! I'm excited to share my October themed writing crafts, perfect for any writer in your classroom. How do you celebrate this month in your classroom? My kiddos usually love to write about the changes happening around us (it's beautiful here in Seattle during the fall) so they drive their
Each year, as a child, I would spend time at the Earth Day fair in my hometown. This helped build a love for the Earth and celebrating Earth Day. There was something about going to the fairs and learning about how to save the earth, how to plant and care for certain plants, how to save water by preserving it.
Those lucky little leprechauns will be coming around in a few short days! How do you celebrate in your classroom? My ELL students were given a choice this time around: Narrative or Informational. They decided they wanted to work on informational writing and so I began to prep for their Leprechaun learning
Groundhogs Day is right around the corner, and I just began to think of all the ways we could write about them in my ELL classroom. With a variety of levels, languages, and grade levels, I wanted to come up with a couple of different ways my students can write and learn about groundhogs while using my newest
Does December got you a little overwhelmed and are you thinking how am I going to survive these next two weeks until Winter Break?? Well, I've got your covered with some holiday theme activities that are ready to make your last weeks of the year enjoyable! Today's focus is all about those products that will
Happy November! This month is all about being thankful and celebrating the amazing things we have in our lives. I wanted my students to reflect on those very things while continuing to practice their writing. On a whim, I thought of this thankful turkey book so satisfy both the writing process and their
With Mother's Day just around the corner, I wanted to create something meaningful for my kiddos moms. I created this booklet so my students could express the many reasons they love their moms! Need something for your mom? Pin it to save! Each child can use this pre-writing sheet to