How to Make an Animal Habitat Project in Elementary School

Animal Habitat Report for Second Grade Students

Are you looking for an exciting way to combine reading, writing, science and technology skills? This exciting project is the perfect combo and is easy for your primary students to navigate on their own. Background: To start, I like to get students excited about the project by reading different animal books to the class or […]

Exclusive August Reading Reading Plans to Make You Feel Prepared

August Let's Get Reading - August reading plans for second grade

Let’s Get Reading! August is always the most exciting, overwhelming, and EXHAUSTING time of the year for teachers. So many mixed emotions.. but we don’t need mixed emotions about teaching. Teaching reading can be easy as pie. Read on to hear how I have always started reading in my second grade classroom. With one caveat… […]

Exclusive Tips to Help Students With Chapter Book Summaries

Chapter Book Comprehension

Are your kids soaring through guided reading and ready for the next step? Sounds like the predicament that I was in last year. This is the PERFECT time to start introducing your students to your favorite chapter books. Modeling Before launching any group into reading a chapter book, it is important you do a read […]

The BEST Elementary Biography Project

Biography Project for Elementary School

Looking for a fun, new research and writing project for your elementary kiddos? This living wax museum is a great way to tie together reading, writing, social studies and speaking and listening skills all in one fun project. I have done this project with second through fourth graders and they have all loved it. Reading […]

How to Make Your Classroom Merry with a Holiday Student Book Exchange

Are you looking for a way to spread holiday spirit with your littles without directly celebrating any specific holiday? Hosting a holiday book exchange is a great solution for you. It is very little prep, and brings lots of joy into the classroom. To host a holiday book exchange, simply send home a letter to […]

Gingerbread Math Workshop: The Most Wonderful Project of the Year

Gingerbread Math Project Are you looking for a way to set the stage and engage your learners in math during the fun month of December? (or during any month you happen to be teaching fairy tales – this is NOT Christmas specific). Look no further, the gingerbread math workshop project is here! Students will take […]