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WELCOME! :) I am a 2nd grade teacher that has a SUNNY and ever so BRIGHT passion for learning! My resources are those that I use in my own classroom. So, I can say with great confidence that these items are elementary tested..and approved! I have a variety of educational resources that vary in content and use. Please check them out...you will not be disappointed!

WELCOME! :) I am a 2nd grade teacher that has a SUNNY and ever so BRIGHT passion for learning! My resources are those that I use in my own classroom. So, I can say with great confidence that these items are elementary tested..and approved! I have a variety of educational resources that vary in content and use. Please check them out...you will not be disappointed!
MINIONS! Literacy Centers

MINIONS! Literacy Centers

Looking to launch the perfect Minion unit? This set of six literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! Allow your students to explore the five various literacy activities: + ABC Order + Minion Word Making + Spin a Sentence + Roll a Rhyme with Kevin + MINION Mix of Nouns + Despicable Synonyms Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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Cool Blue Cat Literacy Centers!

Cool Blue Cat Literacy Centers!

Looking to launch the perfect Pete the Cat unit? This set of five literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! Allow your students to explore the five various literacy activities: + ABC Order + Pete's Noun Scavenger Hunt + Making Words + Roll a Rhyme with Pete + Pete's Antonym and Synonym Buttons Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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Harry Potter Themed Writing Paper

Harry Potter Themed Writing Paper

This product is perfect for a Harry Potter Reading Unit or those Harry Potter fanatics in your classroom! It includes 5 chevron, Potter-inspired thematic papers with character clip art! Your kids will love, LOVE these papers! Enjoy!
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BAM! A Super-Hero Craft!

BAM! A Super-Hero Craft!

This craft is perfect for anything super-hero themed! There are several craft templates, making it simple to run off copies for your class...ART MADE EASY! I originally created this super-hero craft for a family reading night sponsored by our school. My students created a piece of figurative language to go along with their super-hero...as that was what we were working on in class... Your students are sure to LOVE this fun and creative craft! Have fun and ENJOY! :)
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MINE-CRAFT MANIA! Literacy Centers

MINE-CRAFT MANIA! Literacy Centers

Looking to launch the perfect Mine-craft unit? This set of six literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! Allow your students to explore the five various literacy activities: + ABC Order + Mine-craft Making Words + Spin a Sentence with verbs and adjectives + Roll a Rhyme with Steve + Write the Room + Mine-craft Antonyms Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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Research Note Taking Tool

Research Note Taking Tool

Looking for a straight-forward, easy to use tool for your students to record research findings? This simple research outline is the perfect find for you! You may use this research and note-taking resource for a variety of different projects...simply have your students write the topic in the topic box and Viola! Research made easy!! Enjoy! :)
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School Rules: No David! Writing activity & Craft

School Rules: No David! Writing activity & Craft

The start of the school year is a stressful time! If you're looking for an engaging and memorable way for your students to learn your class or school-wide rules I have the answer for you! No David! is a children's book loved by many! Read aloud No David! or David Goes to school prior to this activity and as a class brainstorm the importance of class and school-wide rules. Use this activity as a follow-up writing activity, craft, and bulletin board display for the start of the school year!! This product includes: + A supply list + A prep and to do list complete with pictures of the final product + A cute half page writing activity + David craft templates Enjoy! :)
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Question & Hypothesis Match

Question & Hypothesis Match

Struggling with teaching questions and hypothesis? I've created this sort-match game that requires students to determine whether a statement is a question or a hypothesis. Then they must match the corresponding statements. After this your students will absolutely questions and hypotheses as they relate to the scientific process! Enjoy! :)
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Main Idea Cheeseburger Reading Response

Main Idea Cheeseburger Reading Response

Looking to take a break from the traditional letter writing reading response? This is a perfect solution! Have your students engage in a creative and unique approach to understanding the main idea of a text through an interactive reading response. This product includes a suggested use page in addition to cheeseburger pieces. Enjoy! :)
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BUNDLE of 3 Math Journal Rubrics

BUNDLE of 3 Math Journal Rubrics

Remembering to assess math journals can be difficult! Finding the right tool? Even harder! That's why I chose to create this 3 pack bundle of math journal assessment tools! This packet includes three different rubrics you may use to assess student math journals. The three different rubrics address interactive notebooks, traditional extended response math journals, as well as error analysis math journals--where students must reason, in their own words and thinking, WHY an answer is incorrect. These rubrics are aligned to the common core state standards and the standardized PARCC test.... ENJOY! :)
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No David! Literacy Centers

No David! Literacy Centers

Looking to launch the perfect No David unit? This set of six literacy activities will work perfectly in your curriculum! After-all, what elementary student doesn't love the ever popular No David book series?! Allow your students to explore the six various literacy activities: + Contraction Puzzle + Making Words + David's Synonym Scramble + Roll a Rhyme + Parts of Speech Sort + ABC Order Your students will surely LOVE these fun and interactive activities! Enjoy! :)
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Cool Cat Behavior Clip Chart

Cool Cat Behavior Clip Chart

Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This Pete the Cat inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. ENJOY!!! :)
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Yellow Mini Madness Behavior Clip Chart

Yellow Mini Madness Behavior Clip Chart

Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This minion inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. Enjoy! :)
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LET IT GO! Ice Princess Behavior Clip Chart

LET IT GO! Ice Princess Behavior Clip Chart

Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This frozen inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. ENJOY!!! :)
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Task Card Rubric & Checklist

Task Card Rubric & Checklist

I often times use task cards as a reader's response entry when introducing a new topic! A way in which I assess these task card entries is through this Task Card Rubric and Student Checklist. My students know the requirements of reader's response entries. They are asked to use the student checklist before turning in their work to ensure they took the right steps! After turning the response in I use the rubric to evaluate their task card reading response entries. This works great for me!!! Enjoy! :)
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Lab Report Summary Graphic Organizer

Lab Report Summary Graphic Organizer

I've created this Common Core, Lucy Calkins aligned lab report summary graphic organizer! It's lab reports made easy!! Included is a student-friendly graphic organizer that helps students to organize their thoughts. In addition there is a student assessment checklist that makes sure students are following through with the report requirements. Enjoy!!
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All About Arctic Animals: A Cross-Curricular Project

All About Arctic Animals: A Cross-Curricular Project

Looking for a back from Christmas break unit for your kiddos? This informational research project will do just the trick! This project is cross-curricular and addresses several content areas of education. Included in this purchase is the following: 1. Writing tools - Research organizers - Informational writing organizers - Sloppy Copy informational writing organizer - Final copy, cute digital papers (with and without clip-art) 2. An interactive science experiment - A supply list and how-to science experiment regarding polar animals - A science lab report organizer for students 3. Foreheads! Game for Arctic Animals - Instructions for game play - Game cards 4. Art activity - A supply and how-to instruction page - Polar bear templates Enjoy!! :)
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I Spy Descriptive Writing Activity

I Spy Descriptive Writing Activity

Hi all! Ever feel like getting your students to put out descriptive and detailed writing is like pulling teeth? I have the answer! This fun writing activity will motivate students to write like there's no tomorrow! The activity is called "I spy with my little eye." Many are familiar with this game, however, in this case it's a writing activity. Students are to describe in detailed writing a noun that they pull from a bag. Once students have written, they present their writing to their classmates. Their peers are given an opportunity to guess the noun that the student has described. With packet includes: - The cute writing paper - The student writing prompts (list of nouns that students pull from the bag) Your kids will LOVE this engaging activity. Have fun!!!
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Math At Your Seat Games

Math At Your Seat Games

I've created a pack of independent math games students may play quietly at their seats. You may choose to use these games for early finishers or you may want choose to incorporate these interactive math activities into your math workshop framework. The math workshop framework I use includes a "Math at your Seat" rotation. This means that students must work with math independently at their desks. These games encourage students to stay focused and engaged while I'm working with small groups. This packet includes: - A suggested use page - Game instructions page for each game - In & Out (practicing addition, subtraction and or multiplication) - The Race to Fill Space (practicing arrays/area) - Card Equation (practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and or division)
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Marvelous Mine-craft Inspired Behavior Clip Chart

Marvelous Mine-craft Inspired Behavior Clip Chart

Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This Mine-craft inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. ENJOY!!! :)
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Don't Let Pigeon...Fall Craft!

Don't Let Pigeon...Fall Craft!

Are your students as into the Pigeon books as my third graders? If so they will love, LOVE this fall inspired craft. As a class, brainstorm ideas that revolve around fall time. Then, encourage your students to explore their creative side with Pigeon in mind. For example, "Don't Let Pigeon Eat a Thanksgiving Feast" or "Don't Let Pigeon Carve Pumpkins" With this craft-ivity students are given an opportunity to write about what Pigeon shouldn't do and create it! This product includes: + A Suggested Use Page + Reference Pictures + Half Sheet Writing Prompt + Pigeon Outline ENJOY! :)
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