Category: my products

Looking for a new way to do writing prompts? Look no further…

Honestly I can’t tell you how excited I am about my newest product.  As a teacher I love teaching writing, but it really isn’t the easiest thing to teach!   “I don’t know what to write about” “How do you spell…” The list of excuses goes on and on and on… Well.  In comes the Story Friends! This is a simple idea, with a ton of uses in the classroom.First, I printed the pages that I wanted to use, cut out and laminated the pieces and put a piece of magnetic tape of the back.  The first time I used

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Phew! Updating is hard work…

Hello all!  I have been working all day on updating a few of my “older” products.  I have learned so much since I started on TpT, so I am working on doing some updating!  This is actually one of my best sellers and one of the things that I use the most in class!  I added quite a few new pages, and now I have horizontal and vertical orientations to all of the pages!  I also added several new line styles!  This bad boy went from 14 pages to 36!  Phew! My December “I’m Done!” Menu pack is updated just

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Guest Blogging and a Freebie!

It is so hard for me to believe, but I am guest blogging all school year on The Organized Classroom Blog!  Swoon… I am so excited!   Please go and check out my post about how I do my Reading Notebook (or as the sisters call it, my pensieve!).  Thanks for stopping by!  Here is a little freebie!  I couldn’t resist the Zombie clipart from Krista Wallden.

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Publishing student writing (classroom style!)

I wrote a post a short time back about publishing my student’s writing in my classroom (you can find that post here).  I have always tried to do some sort of publishing in one fashion or another, but I have been working on it really hard this year.  It is such a motivator for the kiddos.  They are willing to put in the work because it is so cool to “publish” your book, read it in front of the class, and add it to our classroom library!  They really get a kick out of watching me bind their books with

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