Sunday, September 23, 2012

October Math Station Packet and FREEBIE

October is now just around the corner!  Wow fall goes so fast!  As you prepare your math stations for the month of October be sure to check out my newest TPT packet.  The packet includes station activities for the skills of missing numbers, patterns, and number order.  Each activity has a hands-on piece and an independent practice page.

Candy Corn Missing Numbers

What Comes Next? - Patterns

Pumpkin Number Order


Today I am also including a FREEBIE!  This is a missing number math station with Halloween candy clipart.  The directions are included in this download.  To download simply click on the first picture.


Enjoy this 10 page FREEBIE!

I hope you all enjoy your last week in September! 

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Writing 4-Square

For my fall writing I have created these new 4-square writing documents.  My district uses 4-square as  a tool to help student organize their writing.

 In the center box is the topic.  Then in the next three boxes the students include supporting sentence ideas.  At the beginning of the year the students will label and at the end of the year they will write a sentence in each box.  Then the last box has a “feeling sentence” or ending sentence.  These writing 4-squares especially help the students that struggle with writing organization.
Below you will be able to download both sets for FREE!! Just click on the documents.  I hope you find them useful during your writing time!
Set One: 4-Square Beginning of the Year

Set One: 4-Square End of the Year
Set Two: 4-Square Beginning of the Year
Set Two: 4-Square End of the Year

Friday, September 14, 2012

Fall Writing Packet

Fall is here!  I know officially the season has not changed but in my book it is fall!  The leaves are beginning to change and best of all college football has begun.  Wahoo!!  Living in Nebraska I am a true Husker fan!!  Go Big Red!!   

If you enjoy college football let me know what team you are cheering for on Saturdays! 
Since the season is changing it is now time to be thinking about introducing fall into your writing station.  My newest TPT packet can help you!  In this packet you will find sentence starters and fall themed words for the students to make their very own fall writing.  Included in the packet are two sets of materials for the writing station.  I have created both posters and pocket chart cards.  Simply print the packet and make copies for your writing station and you are ready to go!  
Fall Writing Sentence Starter Posters
Writing Paper Options
Sentence Starter and Words for Pocket Chart

Halloween Sentence Starter
Thanksgiving Sentence Starter

Be sure to check out this packet in my TPT store!

 This packet would not be possible without the great graphics from KPM doodles digital clip art.  I also used the font from /

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Ten Apples Up On Top and Freebie!

September is here and that means apples….. apples…. and more apples!!!  I have created this packet to go with the great Dr. Seuss book Ten Apples Up  On Top. 


This packet is a collection of activities for language arts and math.  You can do all the activities or pick and choose what works best for your classroom.  You can get this packet in my TPT store.  Check it out below!
Whole Group Rhyming Cards
Sequencing Cards and Partner Sequence
Class Book
Math Sheets
Take Home Color Page
Along with the packet I have created a freebie!  This freebie is for a math apple graphing activity!  It includes a whole group activity and an independent recording sheet.

Happy September!