Category: Writing

Cats vs. Dogs – A Reading and Writing Project

Cats vs. dogs is the ultimate opinion reading and writing project! Students choose a side and read both fiction and nonfiction books to learn more about their decision. In the end, students choose a winner and write their opinion paragraph to determine which is the best pet! I love integrating reading and writing and last […]

How to Writing in First Grade

How to writing is one of my favorite writing units to teach. My students just get it and they enjoy writing many, many pieces!   Maybe it’s because my students think they know how to do everyyyytthiinngggg. 😉 If your students are like mine, let them run with the idea that they know it ALL and have […]

Spiraled Math Centers!

Do you spiral your math learning? We do! We have been spiraling our math learning big time in room 102. Since I was gone for so long on maternity leave I really wanted to be able to see what my students could do in math. So, while I still teach a focus lesson and most […]

Baby Theo is Born!

I just wanted to share with everyone that my husband, Parker, and I are beyond thrilled to announce that our baby boy, Theo was born just one, short week ago!! I wrote a little bit about it over on my personal blog, Late Nights and Lattes, but here are some pictures of our sweet little […]