Common Core

Classroom Cave Day!

We started off our classroom cave experience by leaving out some secret parts around the classroom. Anticipation really builds when you know something is coming. It helps to have all the supplies organized ahead of time too! 🙂 View this post on Instagram Cave exploring coming up soon. Taking a page from @elementaryshenanigans playbook with…

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Ordering Adjective Activities!

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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