Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Book Blessings

In my class, we do book blessings, where the kids advertise one of the books they read that week.

Fly on over to The Teachers' Cauldron to see how we do it!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Rockin' Teacher Materials: Here's That FREEBIE I Was Telling You About!

Rockin' Teacher Materials: Here's That FREEBIE I Was Telling You About!: Do your kids love Bump? Mine too! Get this 3 pack of Bump Games FREE! Head on over!

Did you see these giveaways?!

I'm currently participating in 2 giveaways- one for a SUPER cute tumbler and a set of printable themed Valentine cards and the other for two Groundhog's Day activity packs- one from me and one from Ms. Fiorini.

The first one ends on Wednesday and the Groundhog's pack will be over tomorrow... if you've not entered, pop over to my blog to find more info!

The post is sort of long and the giveaway info is near the bottom!



Busy February!

There's so much happening in February!  I put together some board games to keep the children learning, but enjoy all the upcoming big days!  Come on over to Elementary Matters to see all the different selections!

How are you keeping up with all these special days?


Sunday, January 29, 2012

Penguin Research

Hi Friends! It's Hope King from Second Grade Shenanigans. Come on over and check out my newest little unit that will help you get your kiddos excited about research. AND...the best part...it is 20% off until midnight tonight! While you are there, you can take a peek at what we have been up to in second grade!

Happy Sunday!

Over the Rainbow--Singapore Math! :)

Hop on over to my blog to pick up an Over the Rainbow graphing freebie, which is part of a new math station pack!

While you are there, leave me a comment if you use Singapore math in your classroom.  I recently attended a training, and would like any ideas/comments/suggestions you may have! :)

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Get to Know Me Back to School Freebie

Here in Australia we are just starting our new school year (we go from the end of January to the beginning of December). I've made up this quick get to know me activity for my students. It comes in both Aussie and American spellings - you can pick it up and save it for next year!

Friday, January 27, 2012

I Did It!!

I have a good reason to be celebrating!  I reached 25.000 views on my blog, and I reached 1,000 Twitter followers this week!  I'm having a fabulous giveaway to celebrate!  It's easy!  Come on over to Elementary Matters and see what's being given away!


100 Day Activity Pack

Hey Gang!
I created a couple of activities for my class to work on this week for 100 Day. I uploaded an activity pack that contains four activities to Teachers Pay Teachers. However, I am giving three away for free! Head over to Barrow's Hodgepodge to see how to get your copy!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Super Cute Skip Counting Videos!!

Hey!  It's Lauren from Notes from Miss Dennis, and you should come see this awesome video for skip counting (1-12!!)  My kiddos are loving these songs!

Developing Open Response Answers

How are your student at Open Response questions?  Come on over to Elementary Matters to see how I bribe teach my students to strive for "above and beyond expectations on the Open Response answers!
Then hop on over to The Diary of a Not So Wimpy Teacher for the linky party on Test Prep! 

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Place Value Mat

I just posted a place value mat.  I use it in my classroom with linking cubes to teach subtraction with regrouping.  Come on over and pick it up!

Place Value Mat


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