It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No! It's Air!
Hello Everyone!! This coming week we will learn a little more about the weather around us, specifically air and wind. We will learn what makes wind. How can we tell it's windy when we can't see the wind? What makes air move? We will predict the weather and report like the weatherman! I put together a mini unit to supplement what we have included in our curriculum. Here are a few pics showing what is included in the unit. The unit includes poetry, science activities, language/vocabulary…
St. Patrick's Day Movement Poem
Need a quick rhyming and movement activity for St. Patrick's Day? Use this poem during whole group lessons and print a copy for the students to use for reading fluency. Please refer your friends and colleagues to download their own copy of this poem from my store. Thank you, Kathy Griffin (c) C...
Little Boy Blue
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Margaret Rice Oxley ~ Artist & Illustrator ~ 20th Century
Margaret Rice Oxley Margaret Rice Oxley The Children Dream of Seafaring Margaret Rice Oxley often signed her art and illustrations as M Rice Oxley. Little is known about her, even by the auction houses that have listed and sold her work. Other than auction listings, I can find no reference to her as an illustrator in the Library of Congress extensive catalog of books, on the Internet Archive, or in general searches on the internet. I found one sentence of biographical information from an…
Poem by Frank Dempster Sherman. Illustration by Billie Parks. “Childcraft, Volume One. Poems of Early Childhood.” Published by the Quarrie Corp in Chicago. Copyright 1923, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1937, and 1939. Edited by S. Edgar Farquhar and Patty Smith Hill. Art editor Milo Winter. 38 artists listed in addition to the work of Milo Winter.
April Calendar Song
Sorry guys, I was hoping to get a post up with my centers for the week, but I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather. I’ll try really hard to get it up tomorrow night. I teach a parent class Mondays after school, and usually stay a bit late at school on Mondays when that is done, so look for that post later in the evening. But, without further ado, here is my April calendar song. I owe much of it to my hubby – he helped me write most of it! He said it’s the best one yet ;) Enjoy!
When I was teaching Kindergarten, I spent most of the year teaching CVC words. Now that I am teaching first grade I spend about the first quarter of the year teaching and reviewing CVC words. When the children are more secure on their CVC skills, we move on to blends, then digraphs, and finally vowel teams. I use Words Their Way to differentiate my Word Study groups, and within these groups I have kiddos working on beginning sound sorts all the way up to more complicated long vowel…
Spring Kindergarten Free
Check out a sampler pack of resources to use this spring! Get a sneak peek at some of the resources in my store and use these resources right away! Included: Reading Tracker for Spring Break Label a Leprechaun sheet Easter Traditions writing response Rain Experiment Fold-able Rainbow Poem with QR C...
Poetry Writing Unit for Primary Grades — Keeping My Kiddo Busy
PRIMARY UNIT - UNIT 8 POETRY I love teaching poetry! I have included a fun, FREE Figurative Language book for you on this post. Even though I have this labeled as Unit 8 in my Writing Series , I actually teach poetry throughout the entire year. We follow the same routine and s