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Christmas and Holiday Classroom Activities

Christmas and Holiday Classroom Activities

I LOVE December in the classroom! My students are always extra excited and it's fun to take a break from normal instruction to review skills and complete some fun holiday activities. December can also be a little crazy... Nothing ever seems to go as planed! And the...

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Bonaparte Falls Apart Halloween Read Aloud and Escape Room

Bonaparte Falls Apart Halloween Read Aloud and Escape Room

Bonaparte is in distress about his bones falling apart. He is worried that everyone will make fun of him when he starts school. With no resolve, his monster friends have some boneheaded ideas to try to keep him together. This story of friendship is perfect for the...

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Our Class Is A Family Back to School Activities

Our Class Is A Family Back to School Activities

I love using the book Our Class is a Family at the beginning of the school year! There is really nothing more important than meeting new friends and forming that classroom community! This year I wanted to create some new activities to go along with it... so we came up...

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Back to School Activity – Find a Friend Who FREEBIE

Back to School Activity – Find a Friend Who FREEBIE

It's the season.... Empty rooms and blank walls are quickly becoming that "home away from home." You're also probably busy and stressed. Trying to enjoy the last of your summer while also prepping your room to welcome a new group of smiles that will quickly become...

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HG Phonics Club: Building Fluency and Confident Readers

HG Phonics Club: Building Fluency and Confident Readers

There are no words to express how excited we are about the launch of the HG Phonics Club!!! If you're a first or second grade teacher, read on to see what it's all about... What is the HG Phonics Club? The HG Phonics Club is for first and second grade teachers OR...

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Fluency and Comprehension with Phonics Brochures

Fluency and Comprehension with Phonics Brochures

Welcome!JOIN THE HG PHONICS CLUB AND FINDEVERYTHING YOU NEED TO STREAMLINE YOUR PHONICS AND FLUENCY INSTRUCTION.facebookpinterestinstagramyoutubeHi there! I'm a mom, wife, first grade teacher, and curriculum designer. I love teaching and I also enjoy creating...

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Guided Reading and the Reading Process – Step 2 READING

Guided Reading and the Reading Process – Step 2 READING

After pre-reading comes the FUN PART - READING! You can read all about pre-reading HERE! Reading is when my little learners apply what they have learned! They apply knowledge of sight words, phonics skills, decoding, vocabulary skills, word identification, and reading...

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