St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday in the first grade classroom! There is just enough innocence in those little students’ eyes to make them really wonder if leprechauns actually exist. I have shared a few blog posts in the past about what we like to do on St. Patrick’s Day in my classroom, but today […]
Jamie O’Rourke & The Big Potato – Read Aloud Lesson
When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, Jamie O’Rourke is one of my favorite characters! Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato to focus on cause and effect. CLICK BELOW TO GRAB YOUR FREE LESSON: I thought I would offer a free read aloud lesson for this St. Patrick’s Day favorite. Just click above to […]
Free St. Patrick’s Day Comprehension Passage!
Just dropping by this morning to share this FREE St. Patrick’s Day close reading passage and fun poem for the holiday coming up! Included in this mini-pack is a nonfiction passage about the holiday with a vocabulary sheet and a comprehension sheet for students to answer using text evidence. They questions are set up in […]
St. Patrick’s Day Activities!
St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and we are getting started with the fun here in 102! I wanted to share some of the fun St. Patrick’s Day activities we are doing over the next week. We have a few stories we will be reading and re-reading this week! You can find each […]
Top of the Mornin’ to Ye!
Yesterday was a FANTASTIC day!! For many reasons, but first and foremost… THIS: Yes, yes, yes! The Parkster and I are having a wee little baby! We had our first ultrasound yesterday and the little peanut was moving around like crazy. We were immediately in LOVE with that tiny thing. I will likely be writing […]
A little bit of this and a little bit of that!
Happy Sunday folks! My life has been crazy-busy lately! Parker and I put our first offer in on a house here in Vegas – EEEK! Wish us luck! We have heard that you are likely to put in about 10 offers before you finally get a house here, but our fingers are crossed nonetheless! The […]
Persuade a Leprechaun!
Teaching first graders about holidays is always hilarious. Santa Claus, the Easter bunny, a leprechaun – Whatever it is they swear they have seen it, held it, talked to it… If I have to hear that one more of my students saw a leprechaun and held it in their hands before he tricked them and […]