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Second Grade is out of this World! · 5d ago

Mentor Text for Making Mental Images

Making Mental Images or Visualizing is one of my favorite comprehension strategies to teach my kiddos!I have written several blog posts about this wonderful strategy to help your student's r...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 1W ago

Mentor Text for Fact and Opinion! Freebie and Book Giveaway!

Hurrah!  It is Mentor Text Monday!This week I am talking about a fun Non-fiction text:Weird and Wild Animal Facts by Jessica Loy!It is perfect for teaching about Fact and Opinion.Yes, there ...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 2W ago

Mentor Text for Choosing a Just Right Book!

Hello!Welcome back to Mentor Text Monday (the post formerly known as Book Talk Tuesday).Today I am featuring: Goldi Socks and The Three Libearians by Jacki Mims Hopkins!Every school year we ...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 3W ago

Mentor Text Monday: The Power of our Choices!

I want to start by saying that I am not affiliated with the authors or creators of this wonderful book in any way, I just love it and wanted to share this wonderful book with others!What Sho...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 1M ago

Mentor Text Monday! The Girl Who Thought in Pictures :Meta cognition Freebie!

Hello!I want to share with you an extraordinary new book from Innovation Press:The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: the story of Dr. Temple GrandinThis book is part of Amazing Scientist series!...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 5M ago

Build a Love of Reading with Mentor Texts! Using Context Clues with Baloney (Henry P.).

Using Context Clues.It's a very important skill for reading students to have!Using context clues to infer the meanings of unknown words!Where do you even start?I have two great books to help...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 2M ago

Back To School MEGA Giveaway Part 2! You DON'T want to miss this!

*** BACK TO SCHOOL MEGA GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY PART 2 ***Fancy winning some extra spending money to help you purchase everything you need for your 2017-18 classroom? Myself and a team of amazing...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 2M ago

Fun, Easy First day of School Activity that your kiddos will LOVE! (and make the whole day a little easier!)

Ah!  I hate to break it to you, but the first day is coming, and there is nothing we can do to stop it!That being said, the first day is an exciting, fun, busy day that I can help you make a...
Second Grade is out of this World! · 2M ago

Glorious Giveaways Friday! Our last one this summer...

Giveaway # 1 Tpt Gift Card!a Rafflecopter giveaway Giveaway #2  Michaels Gift Card!a Rafflecopter giveaway Giveaway #3 Starbucks Gift Card!a Rafflecopter giveaway Good luck everyone!
Second Grade is out of this World! · 3M ago

Awesome Back to School Deals!

Can you believe it is the last week of July?It is also our final week of amazing deals!  This week everything that is on sale in my store will help you and your kiddos with Back to School!Hi...