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Conversations in Literacy · 6d ago

Student Christmas Gifts

Student gifts are so much fun!  Don't you just love getting them something you know they are just going to love?I know a lot of you like to give books to your students for gifts for Christmas.  I have made you some editable Christmas bookmarks to go ...
Conversations in Literacy · 2W ago

Christmas Surprises and Fun!

It's time for all the FUN December activities!  Christmas read alouds, door decorating contests,  an exciting game for your party and engaging classroom activities!  Lots of fun and lots of pictures today!The links below are referral links, which mea...
Conversations in Literacy · 4W ago

Blessings Shared With YOU!

This has been such a year of blessings!  And I would love to share some blessings with you!14 of my blogging friends and myself are joining up to be able to pass along some blessings to you ...
Conversations in Literacy · 1M ago

STEM and Family Literacy Night

Our Family Literacy Night theme this year was STEM.  What a fun night!  We decided to go with the GEAR UP title.  We decorated our doors and the FFA provided some pretty mums to brighten thi...
Conversations in Literacy · 2M ago

Welcome to Parent Teacher Conferences!

It's almost Parent Teacher Conference time!  I am always looking for ideas to display stud...
Conversations in Literacy · 2M ago

Organizing Student Learning

Organizing student learning can be a large undertaking, but interactive reading notebooks really help.  I find myself telling my students a LOT that our brains learn best when we are organiz...
Conversations in Literacy · 2M ago

Growth Mindset in Reading

Growth mindset is generally known as developing your abilities through dedication and hard work.  I like to say its persevering even when the job is difficult.  Learning not to just give up; try something else.  And growth mindset is a great way for ...
Conversations in Literacy · 3M ago

It's All in the Name and a Freebie

Name activities for kindergarteners are fun!  Kids just love their names and any activity that includes their name is going to be engaging for them.  Once you get your class list, it would be a good idea to type them all up on colored paper and lamin...
Conversations in Literacy · 3M ago

Reading Anchor Charts Just Right Books and Shoes

It's that time of year of teaching procedures and expectations.  One of those for my class is how to find a just right book.  This is difficult for many of my little readers.  I use the anal...
Conversations in Literacy · 3M ago

Reading Tips for Parents and Freebies

Parents love to get tips about reading so they can help at home.  I like to send home reading folders with all my reading tips for parents.  What I hear from my parents is that they really w...