My 5 Favorite Back to School Resources: From My Classroom to Yours for a Productive Start

Had a teacher recently ask me what my favorite Back to School resources from my store were. "You have so much in your store, and there's so much on TPT, I get overwhelmed." Well, teachers don't need any additional stress. After…

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CVC Spelling Intervention: Getting the Green Light for Early Spellers

Spelling can be far more complicated than you think. Writing words involves, at a minimum, knowing letter names, knowing letter sounds, understanding letter/sound associations, knowing letter formations AND being able to hold the pencil and make the letters. WOW. That…

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Books Introductions in Small Group: Using Vowels for 4 Steps to a Powerful Start

I've talked about book introductions in another blog post.  Check out my post 4 Book Introductions You Don't Want to Miss gave 4 ideas for introducing a book. Too often we skip the introduction and jump into vocabulary and reading, but…

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