Fluency practice doesn’t feel like work when you mix it with Santa, reindeer, gingerbread, and Christmas lights! And we have a free fluency goodie waiting for you in this post, so read on! Fluency in a Flash is a brief, targeted routine for practicing reading fluency daily. Each day of
Want to know my tried-and-true secret to surviving the last few weeks of school? THEME DAYS! I love theme days for two reasons. They keep the kids engaged. They make planning easier. We call these our D.L.I.T.E Days. D.L.I.T.E stands for Differentiated Learning and Integrated Theme Experience. You can call
School is out for some of you but we're continuing on with Jargon Journals! Even if you aren't teaching in June, this packet would be great any time of the year. We picked some of our favorite books! Click here to read more about the importance of vocabulary instruction. Click
We're happy to have Cassity back again sharing tips and tricks for working with the beautiful downloads from our dear friends at Caravan Shoppe. Be sure to scroll down for a little discount, too! Caravan Shoppe is at it again. We love their Olliblocks and now they’ve just released an
It was a great leap of faith to stock this bin with birdseed. There have been mishaps and, therefore, there's been plenty of opportunity for sweeping practice! But after a week of play, they're much more intentional in their actions. And that, I suppose is the larger goal with a
Hello all! I thought I'd share with you some of the work trays we've been using this month. These aren't all our trays, but I thought I'd show you the ones that are Halloween related in case you're looking for some theme inspiration. I've had a blast setting these up!