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Earth Day in the Classroom

Earth Day in the Classroom

Earth Day is an excellent opportunity to teach students about the importance of taking care of the planet. Earth Day Videos Videos can be a great way to add variety to an Earth Day lesson.  We have found our favorite Earth Day videos that are kid-friendly and...

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Seeds and Planting

Seeds and Planting

Teaching students about seeds and planting is a fun unit to teach in the spring. Important topics include what do plants need, parts of a plant, ways seeds move, photosynthesis, planting vocabulary, and types of soil.  Let's take a closer look at how these...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities and Videos

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities and Videos

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an important day to celebrate both in and out of the classroom.  There are many important lessons for students to learn not only on this day but throughout the entire year.  This post explains the different activities and videos...

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Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World is a great unit to teach in the month of December. Take your students on a tour around the world as they learn about the Christmas traditions in the USA, England, Italy, Germany, France, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Canada, Mexico, Sweden,...

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I Am Thankful Lapbook

I Am Thankful Lapbook

November is the month of gratitude and thankfulness in my classroom.  We dive deep into what it means to have gratitude and why it's important.  When children are taught the importance of feeling thankful for what they have and are given, an attitude of gratitude is...

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Watercolor Portraits

Watercolor Portraits

One of my favorite projects my students do are watercolor portraits.  We pair them up with our biographies writing unit and the parents always love how they turn out.  This post outlines how we create the watercolor portraits along with a free template of the...

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Improve Writing with QR CODES

Improve Writing with QR CODES

Do your students struggle with writing COMPLETE SENTENCES that make sense when read aloud?  How about using CAPITAL LETTERS to begin their sentences and PUNCTUATION MARKS to end their sentences?  Sometimes I feel like a broken record when it comes to these writing...

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Mrs. Olson’s Star of the Week Celebration!

Mrs. Olson’s Star of the Week Celebration!

As teachers, we realize the importance of making sure that each child in our classroom feels special.  One way that I can accomplish that is by having one week dedicated to each child in my classroom. This post is going to explain exactly how I accomplish this!...

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Student Biographies

Student Biographies

We love to write and learn more about each other!  My kiddos were learning about biographies recently and I just had to share how they turned out.  Each student was assigned a partner to interview.  Before interviewing, I typed up a list of questions...

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