Academics

Including Art, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Work Tasks

Schedules: Preschool

Last year Sasha and I created these new visual schedules to use in one of my preschool classrooms and they turned out amazing.  I can’t believe I didn’t create these earlier.  In one of the preschool classroom in which I work it has both a morning and afternoon...

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Leveled Daily Work

I call the Leveled Daily Work my first baby of year long resources. It was the fist resource I made that was designed to last the whole year. Although it took forever to create, I loved the results. This was the perfect way to start the morning for my class and having...

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Social Studies Leveled Daily Curriculum

There are so many functional and important topics within the social studies umbrella that it made me so excited to get started on creating the social studies curriculum. Working on map skills, traffic signs, cities, community helpers, needs and wants are all such...

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Science Leveled Daily Curriculum

I have been working on this resource for MONTHS and am so excited that it's finally done. One day into using my Language Arts and Math Curriculum the first year I knew I needed more. I was instantly in love with the structure, the organization, and the peace of mind...

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Independent Literacy Work

In order to have those beautiful small group guided reading groups we talked about - you are going to NEED to have a healthy dose of independent work or paraprofessional run centers for your kids to do when they aren't with you. This is really KEY to this whole system...

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Literacy and Cooking

A fun way to target literacy is through cooking activities.  My students love to cook but what they don’t know is they are working on so many different skills during these fun cooking tasks.  Not only are they working on those reading skills they are also working on...

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Functional Sight Words

When you read the phrase "sight words" you can probably barely finish that s sound before you mind instantly thinks Dolch and Fry. Maybe if you are new to the literacy world you think Dolch and Fry is some delicious sounding cooking technique that makes the world's...

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Making Emerging Writing Fun

I think a lot of us have this kid in our classrooms or on our caseload. He may be cooperative and willing to work on most tasks but the second he even sees a pencil that may hint at a writing task he is escape behavior city. Some kids find writing SO aversive. Your...

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