Winter may not be my favorite season, but I do love my teaching topics and themes this time of year!
Penguins have always been a favorite of mine to teach and learn about. I feel like I learn something new every time I read some nonfiction penguin books to my class!
Several of the bloggers from The Primary Pack are having this Penguin Palooza to show you some of our popular penguin products, give you some ideas and freebies, and offer a giveaway!
Writing facts about nonfiction text can sometimes be difficult for my young kiddos! I’ve created a few graphic organizer and writing packs to help them through this process. These packs can be used hand-in-hand with several winter topics to help your students become better nonfiction writers!
MyWinter Tree Map Graphic Organizerscan be done whole group by using the anchor chart cards. We always work together to tell facts from the text while I draw and label pictures on the board using these cards. Then, I have my students fill out the graphic organizer. There are 2 versions so I can differentiate and meet the needs of all my learners! It really helps them see the facts that they are coming up with from the text!
Using bubble maps are one of my favorite ways to help my students organize their thoughts about a text! Sometimes they just need to draw a few pictures to get the information down on paper! Writing labels and sentences will be a lot easier after that. My Winter Writing pack is perfect for this! Lots of information gets put into these bubbles, and then I can choose from 2 differentiated writing pages to give to each student so they can write down all the facts they’ve learned!
Try out BOTH of these great writing packs with an exclusive FREEBIEthat you’ll only find HERE!
Plus, both of these packs will be on sale during our Penguin Palooza!!
Just search “penguinpalooza” on TpT to see all of our penguin goodies!
Who is ready for spooky season??! 🦇 But really though, I don't do spooky, scary stuff. No thank you! Anyone else that way??I just loved using these graphic organizers during our bats unit. There are 8️⃣ lift-the-flap organizers to choose from with different options for the amount of writing lines. Perfect for readers response and checking comprehension!Not doing a bat unit? No problem! I have these for fall 🍂 and pumpkins 🎃 too. Comment or message me for those links. 》http://bit.ly/batstoryorganizers ... See MoreSee Less
It's FALL!!! 🍂🍎🌻🍃It was also 94° out today, but Florida is always late to the fall party... Are you starting to feel any fall weather?? Please tell me and make me jealous!I always hung up my fall write the room activity in my classroom this time of year, no matter what our weather was doing.This is a fun one for students to practice reading and writing seasonal vocabulary. There's also a recording page to practice sentence writing.bit.ly/fallwriteroom ... See MoreSee Less
• FALL • SIGHT • WORD • SENTENCES •Did you watch any football this weekend?? Tell me who you're rooting for in the comments! 💙🧡 I'm so happy it's football season again and I can watch the Gators play! 🐊My students loved finding these read-trace-write-glue sentences for morning work. These are a great way to practice reading sight words and writing sentences. This was always a fun one to use in the fall at the beginning of football season! 🏈 》http://bit.ly/fallsentences ... See MoreSee Less
Whoa, we're halfway through September!!! 🍂These monthly reading logs are the perfect way to make reading at home fun! My students and families loved getting their new log each month in their folder. Then when they read a book, they colored part of the picture.I also added different writing and recording pages on the back so they could write the title, characters, setting and more.This a such a fun way to track reading and help hold students accountable for doing it!🔗 bit.ly/readinglogsallyear ... See MoreSee Less