Language Arts

Task Cards for the Win

This month we've chatted about all kinds of ways to incorporate academics into your independent work systems. I love use sorts, file folder activities, and adapted books in my independent work systems. Another go-to resource for this area are task cards. Task cards...

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Quick Review Pages

Let's be honest for a minute. While you all know I love a good adapted book and file folder activities make my soul smile, they can take for freaken ever to prep. There is a reason each of you doesn't have 302 file folder activities ready to go in your classrooms -...

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Day and Month File Folder Activities

In this endeavor towards academic based independent work we want to target all areas of our needs for our students. We also want to make sure learning is functional - especially for our older kids. I hear teachers all of the time getting frustrated because they don't...

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True & False Turkeys {freebie}

One of my favorites Freebies I ever made is True & False Turkeys. We loved it so much that I decided turkeys are appropriate year-round. I’m sure we can all commiserate about the ever increasing testing demands that even impact our students with the highest needs....

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Leveled Daily Curriculum

Creating curriculum is basically a second full time job. I am advocating for second salaries for sped teachers but no such luck quite yet. Creating materials that are aligned to each students' needs, utilizing assessments, taking data, sequencing skills, and making...

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