Welcome! It is the end of my remote teaching day, and I am coming up for air to make sure you know about the upcoming TpT sitewide sale in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week 2020!   ...
Every  porcine wonder was a piglet. Most begin and spend most of their life in a barn on a farm in the mud eating slops from a trough. Except for one.   She was destined for a not so ordinary life.   A life lived with a lovely couple in a cozy house in a quaint neighborhood with unlimited access to hot buttered toast for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ...
HAPPY SPRING! Welcome to the  Spring Blooming Readers Linky! This blog hop features creative posts and  resource freebies from members of  The Reading Crew   !   We have collaborated this month to bring you some of our best literacy tips for your  teaching your favorite skills. ...
Comparing and contrasting across texts is an important skill for our students. In this post, you'll find ideas for teaching compare and contrast using the book, Tops and Bottoms . I just love this tale, and my students do too. It's the perfect mentor text. ...
"Soup is good food," my friends.... For me, it brings warmth, comfort, and flashbacks to many childhood meals. Bean soup with corn muffins made by my mother.  Pasta Fagioli with lots of parmesan cheese on top made by my grandmother. Tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches made by my father.   Soup is easy to make.   Soup smells delicious and triggers happy memories. Soup soothes a stressed soul, a crowded mind, and a tired body.   Soup can be shared by many. As the Campbell's commercial used to remind us.... "Soup is "Mmm!  Mmm!  Good!" For these reasons and more, soup makes a great staff luncheon choice when your colleagues need a big  morale boost!  Read on to find fun ideas on how to host one! ...