** I heard a story very similar to this at iFLT 2016 from the AMAZING Jason Fritz. He kinda came up with it on the spot. (cuz he can do that.) El Monstruo en el Armario PRESENT TENSE - Version 1 (JPEG below & PDF file HERE) PRESENT TENSE - Version 2 (JPEG below & PDF file … Continue reading El Monstruo en el Armario
¡¡HOLA!! Happy Valentine's Day!!! If you teach little ones then enjoy the sugar rush. If you teach middle schoolers then... I'm sorry. (Love my middle schoolers but Valentine's is a middle school teachers Kryptonite) What is NEW? well...newish I have 4 stories for you. It is actually 2 stories that with 2 different versions. They follow … Continue reading SALE & new(ish) stories!!
If you haven't checked it out yet, my first unit ME GUSTA is available on Teachers Pay Teachers. I have been amazed by the interest, and I hope that all of you who have started the year with ME GUSTA, your year has started smoothly. I started my new Kindergarteners in this unit and used … Continue reading ME GUSTA unit – Where are my students?
So this past week I taught at a Gifted Program Academic 1 week camp. I had an hour and a half with 10-12 upper elementary kids for a week. I was SUPER nervous since this was new territory for me. PQA- So I started with food which is a PQA activity that I feel very … Continue reading 1 week language camp plan – Are you a picky eater?
So, how do I plan a lesson for my Kindergarten - 2nd grade class? Here is my first post about Building Blocks of my lessons- TPR. Here is my second post about Building Blocks of my lessons- PQA. BUILDING BLOCKS Methods that I continually use throughout a lesson. Story-asking Story-asking is a very big part of … Continue reading Stories in K-2 classroom (Building Blocks for how I plan a K-2 lesson)
ONE OF MY FAVORITE STORIES comes from the "Elementary Awesomeness" session with Leslie Davison at iFLT 2016 in Chattanooga. I originally heard it from her at NTPRS 2014 in Chicago. My version is a little different. You can see her version at the end of this post. ** Note- I never tell a full story … Continue reading El Rey no tiene una boca
I came across this idea from a blog. (I think...) I cannot for the life of me remember where I saw this so if you are the creator or know who had the idea PLEASE email me or put in comments below so I can give them credit. Also I am doing this for the … Continue reading The Story of Art