Young Adult Literature Pennant

Feb 5, 2016 by

You know that moment when you see something on Teachers Pay Teachers and you mustmustmust have it? Well, I feel that way about...

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Mentor Text Library Organizati...

Feb 3, 2016 by

I love using mentor texts to teach. I mean I LOVE them. For ELA, of course. But also for social studies, math, science, growth...

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This is off topic, but….

Feb 2, 2016 by

OMG. How many times have you heard ‘This is off topic, but…..’ from your students?!? Finally, FINALLY I have a...

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Harry Potter Christmas Sweater

Nov 25, 2015 by

I would have called this a Harry Potter ‘Ugly’ Christmas Sweater, but I think it’s pretty beautiful, myself! 😉...

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August Spelling Contracts

Jul 29, 2015 by

Spelling homework use to be the bane of my existence. Trying to figure out which activities to assign, figuring out how to grade them...

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2015-16 ELA Pacing Guide

Jul 19, 2015 by

Anthologies, basil readers, book clubs, workbooks, scripted programs, pieced together from TeachersPayTeachers-what is the best way...

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Custom Get Caught Reading Post...

Jun 27, 2015 by

I had created this Get Caught Reading Poster template years ago and totally forgot about it until I started to work on the Detective...

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Vintage Classroom Decor {Givea...

Jun 24, 2015 by

Each summer, I like to pick up a couple of new classroom decorations-nothing crazy, but just enough to add some new fun to the room....

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Updated Spelling Contracts!

Jun 17, 2015 by

One of the first products I ever uploaded to Teachers Pay Teachers were some spelling contracts I had created for my kiddos. Each...

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85 Reading Response Labels for...

Jun 5, 2015 by

Anything that I can prep ahead of time-especially for a full year at a time-is like GOLD to me. Enter: reading response labels....

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5 Uses for ‘Time for Kid...

Jun 3, 2015 by

This week is ‘Clean Room 10’ week. I hired a former student to watch my kiddo and I am CLEANING! Purging, printing new...

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The Writer’s Block

Sep 14, 2014 by

Every child has a story, but sometimes it can be really, really difficult for them to figure that out. And while there are a hundred...

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Children’s Authors’...

Apr 24, 2014 by

Yesterday was William Shakespeare’s birthday. I had this written on my calendar all year, yet somehow it snuck up on me. The...

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