Morning Work that Works! (Free Download)

Morning Work that Works! (Free Download)

Have you ever felt like your morning classroom routines are not, in fact, routines? I have. They were more like my class and I hopping on the struggle bus and headed to Chaos City. 🚌🛣🌆🤦‍♀️ After finally determining that enough is enough, I created a morning work that...
ELA Weekly Assessments (Free Download)

ELA Weekly Assessments (Free Download)

How can I assess the skills from the ELA Morning Work? ✏️ A lot of teachers use the ELA Morning Work as a consistent review of critical content. (You can read more about that here.) Teachers that have been using the ELA Morning Work had one simple request. They wanted...
Getting Started with Writing Centers

Getting Started with Writing Centers

One of the biggest issues I hear teachers struggling with is meeting all of their students’ needs with such a wide range of ability levels. I hear you! You probably already know that conferring and working in small groups is the most organic and effective way to...
Getting Started with Opinion Writing

Getting Started with Opinion Writing

You probably already know that I LOVE teaching writing. And you might think I’m crazy, but nonfiction writing might be my favorite type of writing. It’s hard to call favorites, but truthfully – I find it the easiest (personally) than other types of...
MLK Day Opinion Writing

MLK Day Opinion Writing

Hey there! If you haven’t had the chance to try out the monthly text sets in your classroom, then now is the time. If you teach grades 3-5 and follow the Common Core Standards (or your state’s version of that), then your students are probably expected to...