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We eat IRON?!

We eat IRON?! My students loved this experiment and it could be used for a variety of principles.  We used it while talking about separating mixtures using magnetism. It could easily be tied to elements,  compounds,  mixtures and solutions (and separating them) or even digesting food and how the body needs and processes iron! We…

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Amazing Race – Classroom Edition

*affiliate links included* ITS GOING DOWN! πŸŽ‰ #iteachtoo #iteach345 #amazingrace #amazibgraceclassroom #gogogetitgetit A photo posted by Amber Nicole (@sssteaching) on Nov 17, 2016 at 8:45am PST TONS of people were asking and wanting more details about our Amazing Race coming up in our classroom!  Here are some details about what we did:  – 7 “check…

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Poultry Parts of Speech

πŸ¦ƒ Poultry Parts of Speech πŸ¦ƒ we loved filling in ___ (adjective) ___ (adjective) ___ (noun) ____ (verb) ____ (prepositional phrase) . They were HILARIOUS πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ great easy review and craftivity! #iteachtoo #grammar #iteach345 #partsofspeech #adjective #prepostionalphrase #turkeycraft #grammarfun #igteachers #tpt #teacherspayteachers A video posted by Amber Nicole (@sssteaching) on Nov 3, 2016 at 2:28pm…

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Verbs in the News!

We quickly glossed over verbs before moving on to other parts of speech because verbs are once again something my students come to me knowing! We started by watching the Flocabulary video – Verbs!  We love Flocabulary!!  We worked on an anchor chart the difference between action, linking, and helping verbs! After a couple short…

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Welcome to the Pet Gourmet and other Noun Restaurants!

So being in 4th grade, I quickly review parts of speech before getting into structure at the beginning of the year.  Obviously, nouns gets at most 2 days of instruction since we only have about 15 min anyway because this is stressed in the earlier grades. We reviewed nouns and special nouns – common, proper,…

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Top 3 – A First Day of School Post for Upper Elementary

How to have the best first day and set the tone for the rest of the year! Obviously setting clear expectations from the start is essential!  I have an awesome 3rd grade teacher (I jokingly call her my job security) because the students really are beautiful when they get to me. Yes I teach in…

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BEST FIRST Day Activity! Teamwork!

I wanted something engaging and exciting the first day of school!  We really emphasize working together and supporting all of our class so an activity that showed that the first day was ideal. I briefly saw the scratch off technique while browsing through Pinterest and I’ve used it before on cards I’ve made and such…

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Emoji Intro Back to School!

πŸ˜πŸ˜„πŸ˜Ž EMOJI INTRO πŸ€“πŸ€‘πŸ€” Just posted and ON SALE – so excited to use this on our first day to get to know students! Fun questions to break the ice and a great display= win, win! #iteachtoo #iteach345 #bestresourceever #bts #b2s16 #bts16 #emojiintro #backtoschool #tpt A video posted by Amber Nicole (@sssteaching) on Aug 2,…

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