Posts filed under: Monthly/Seasonal

8 Writing Ideas for January

Students will be coming back from Christmas break and you want to be ready for them! This blog post will give you eight writing ideas to teach throughout the month...

Christmas Around the World Web Quest

WELCOME!  Enjoy the Christmas Around the World Webquest! Teachers and Parents: Please check each of the websites prior to using them with students. Over time, websites may change, have a...

12 Teaching Ideas for the Holidays

It is a crazy time of the year.  Kids are excited and so are you!  Christmas is such a wonderful time so embrace it with activities surrounding the season.  Choose...

Back to School Tips, Freebies and Giveaways- Over $400!

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED!*** Can I get a woo woo?  Upper Elementary Snapshots is on fire!  We have come together for a HUGE giveaway just in time for Back to...

Christmas Around the World Web Quest and More!

Coming off of Thanksgiving break and knowing that Christmas is all around us, it is often difficult to keep my little elves motivated to learn.  I like to find interesting...

Hall Display to Last through the Year!

Boy oh boy has it been a busy beginning of the year!  Our school got ipads this year and every single second I am not teaching, I am working on...

Get Ready for an Amazing Year of Writing!

Prepare Your Classroom 1.  Writing Process with clothespins 2.  Million Dollar Word Bulletin Board-  I put up the FAAVS (Figurative Language, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs, and Sense Words)  As students use...

Keeping a Memory Book of Students

So much has happened since my last day of school a week ago!  Where do I even start?  You would think I would have all the time in the world...

Valentine’s Day Sweet Parts of Speech

Here is a cute way to have your students practice parts of speech around Valentine’s Day!  There are 68 words to sort into nouns, pronouns, verbs, and adjectives.  One of...

Martin Luther King Jr. Activity

Since we were gone for two weeks and it is a new year, I wanted to put up a new bulletin board.  I thought I would put up a Martin...