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Part-Part-Whole with Addition and Subtraction

Teaching part-part-whole relationships is critical while teaching addition and subtraction.  For students to build a solid understanding of addition and subtraction, they need to understand what each one represents.  While helpful when working with equations with unknowns in all areas, it’s imperative that students have a solid understanding of addition

2019 Calendars for the Classroom

2019 Calendars for the Classroom

I have been creating and posting printable calendars for the classroom over the last several years.  I like these calendars because of their simple design, and notes space.  They’re perfect to print to give to students to track individual needs in the classroom.  They’re also perfect for printing and sending

How to Catch an Elf

Last year, I found the book How to Catch an Elf through Scholastic and fell in love with it immediately!  If you don’t know it, the elves and Santa go through various contraptions that are set in an effort to catch them.  After reading it, I was inspired to create

Dolch Sight Word Turkeys

Sight Words Turkeys

Learning sight words can be tricky and I’m always looking for new ways for students to practice their sight word recognition.  One of the best way to improve students’ abilities to read sight words, is by having them read the words in various settings and fonts.  Often, while doing sandwich

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  • Functions machines, in and out boxes, and algebraic rules are all names for the same set of skills. Students in primary classrooms can practice identifying and applying algebraic rules using these free printables! They are perfect for math centers or the introduction in your math lesson.  Building algebraic thinking in the primary grades helps build number sense and fact fluency while students apply the basic operations. #1stgrade #2ndgrade #functions
  • The RAFT writing strategy gives students practice with a range of writing genres, roles, points of view, audiences, formats, and topics.  These RAFT task cards are perfect for a writing center as students independently work.  With two different formats you can scaffold students through the components of RAFT into independent E/LA centers.  These cards are perfect for second grade, third grade, and fourth grade literacy centers.  #raftwriting #2ndgrade #3rdgrade #4thgrade
  • Give students practice with Part A Part B questions with this What's the Proof product.  Students practice identifying text evidence to support their answers- perfect for test prep! With duplicated pages, students can find and highlight their text evidence easily!  This is perfect for 3rd grade test prep, and ongoing work in whole group and small groups all year long! #textevidence #3rdgrade
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