Wednesday, March 27, 2013

It has been far too long! Lots of Pictures! :) ((Freebie at the Bottom!))

It feels like FOREVER since I posted on here! Along with teaching, starting the process of looking for a new job in a new area, spending time with the fiance, and every other little thing in life, I just have been a lazy blogger. Oops! Well I am back and I have a lot of fun things to share! We have been so busy in my little classroom. There have been so many different things we have been learning. We are in a couple of my favorite units of the school year. The kiddos are at a point where they are really independent, have lots of fun ideas, and are really being challenged with the curriculum. I LOVE it!

Right now our Invention Unit is taking over our classroom.  All the kids can talk about is what they are inventing. In class, they design their invention, write a paper to persuade people to buy their invention, make an advertising poster, and write a commercial script that they will use when they try to sell their product. At home, they have to make their invention. One girl was so excited she went home right away and made her invention! I was so proud! :) At the end of the unit we have an Invention Fair. The kiddos love showing the other kids in the school and parents what they can create. ((I am working at putting all of this fun stuff together in a pack!)) So far some of the inventions are Spring Shoes, Water Bottle Water Gun, Homework Machine, and Bubblegum pop! Here is some pictures of their work so far::

 This is the cover of their folders!

They fill out a page about an inventor

A brainstorm page!

Then they draw a picture of their invention!

 They have to write a proposal

Writing Planning Page! :)

Final Copy Paper! :)

Here are a couple kiddos at work!

As you can see, we have been super busy! :) So one of my good teacher friends just started a blog! We met back at Macy's working at the Estee Lauder counter together, and she got a job at the school we work at and told me to apply! Last year, she was a 3rd Grade Teacher, so I never really saw her. :( This year though she is 1st Grade, which rocks because I get to see her a lot now! Check out her blog!

I, also, have a super fun giveaway for you to enter! Kimberly is having her 300 Follower Giveaway! Check it out! :) ((Click the picture to take you there!))

Here is your freebie! We have been working on multiplying and when we are done working on our math lesson, I love to have the kids do a fun worksheet! We had an Early Release Day today, so I created this short little Bunny Times 3 sheet! Enjoy! :)

Graphics and Fonts:: Creative Clips and From the Pond

Have a Super Wednesday!

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  1. Cute freebie! We just started working on multiplication but I have several peanuts who are ready for more advanced work.
    Diving Into 2nd Grade

  2. Thanks for the Shout-Out!! :)