Lesson Plans

Because of Winn-Dixie

March 24, 2012

Hi Blog land! What a crazy few days in my world. Luckily crazy = busy and not crazy = insane.  I’m having a hard time staying focused on school with the INSANELY beautiful weather we’ve been having. I keep feeling like school should be ending soon, but alas, two more months. At least I have […]

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Have you ever had a Classroom Time Capsule?

August 14, 2011

In the past, I’ve had my students fill out a form during the first few days that talks about their favorite things. I decided that this year, I still want to do a time capsule activity but I want to beef it up by adding a picture book to the lesson. To introduce the history […]

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Practicing Place Value **Freebie**

July 4, 2011

Like many teachers, my district has adopted the common core standards. For me, that means I’m going to be teaching math concepts in a completely different order. I will be starting the year teaching place value. I created the following games to help my student practice identifying numbers to the hundred thousands. Additionally, through the […]

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