Category: Writing

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 […]

Building Number Sense in Kindergarten and First Grade

Teaching number sense in first grade is so important to develop a young students’ math brain before diving into bigger concepts! These activities are both FUN and engaging!   We have been working hard on building number sense in my 1st grade classroom, but I noticed pretty quickly that this crew would need to take […]

Starting Writer’s Workshop in First Grade!

This past week we launched our writer’s workshop lessons!   I use my writer’s workshop units throughout the year, but before we dive into small moments we talk about what Writer’s Workshop looks like in our first grade classroom.   This poster is hanging in our classroom and we go through each of these bullet points throughout […]