Common Core

Cave Day!

Cave exploring coming up soon. Taking a page from @elementaryshenanigans playbook with headlights and all. Kids will earn their spelunkers license all day through various activities- can’t wait #engage #caves #iteach456 #iteachtoo #iteach456 A photo posted by Amber Nicole (@sssteaching) on Oct 11, 2015 at 3:20pm PDT I’m so excited to share CAVE DAY! I’m…

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Ordering Adjectives!

Looking at the new CCSS standards, I realized that teaching the correct order of adjectives was in the 4th grade curriculum as a language standard.  Mostly this seems to be pretty common sense but can be a little tricky when more than 2 adjectives are involved.  I created some great HILARIOUS resources to help with…

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2nd Grade CCSS Quick Checks

Ok so first I’ll share a funny story from recently: We were playing a Jeopardy game to review economics the ending question asked you to “place your wager” One of my 5th graders was (in complete seriousness), “what is place your wagger?”   I was thinking….What?!…..then I went over and said, “Oh, wager like a…

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Author Celebration! with a FREEBIE

We had our very first author celebration this Friday!   We had special snacks,  celebrated our authors, read a special encouraging poem,  and “Cheers”ed!   It was definitely one of the most memorable times so far! I created this packet because of all the AWESOME ways there are to get students engaged and SO EXCITED…

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