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Collection by Karlie Taylor

Karlie Taylor
Best End of the Year gift ever! My kids absolutely loved it, and I love getting notes from them all summer long:)

Best End of the Year gift ever! My kids absolutely loved it, and I love getting notes from them all summer long:)

BUILD = daily 5 for math - love this idea, now just to figure out how to tweak it for early childhood special ed preschool. they only have 2 1/2 hrs a day so that doesn't leave us much time for a good block of math (or any other!) exploration

Daily Schedule

Unpack unpack STAR binder, lunch, and snack stuff coat in backpack and hang on numbered hook unstack chair grab your daily pencil bring signed agenda to be checked by teacher write morning message in word study notebook unfinished work/read silently Morning Meeting stop everything and move to carpet as soon as school announcements start morning meeting starts immediately after announcements greeting, share, news, advice box, message, pledge Resources Morning Greetings Morning Meeting…

2nd Grade Snickerdoodles: Sit Spots: My Favorite Finds #3

Sit Spots: My Favorite Finds #3

I think I am in love with these things, y'all! I first read about SitSpots on one of my favorite blogs: A Teeny Tiny Teacher. You can read ...

2012 Handprint Calendars with all the downloads you need! :) the kids did this for their families this year. They were adorable!

2012 Christmas Calendars

{Click here to purchase the updated version of this product.} So I've had a ton of comments/emails about the Christmas Calendars we make. So here is an updated post with answers to your questions and free downloads for you! I make these every year for my class to give to their parents for a Christmas gift. It is a lot of work, but it is SO worth it! I have been lucky enough to have a friend come in every year and help me do it. That way I don't waste too much class time. :) It takes about 2…

2nd Grade Stuff: What Do the Kids DO During Daily 5?---pretty awesome breakdown of Daily Five, I think I'm gunna try this and see how it goes!

What Do the Kids DO During ELA Centers?

A blog that shares tips, tools, and free resources for teachers to use in the elementary classroom.

Organizing Supplies and Classroom Photo Dump

A teacher's blog by Kelly Hong.

Ideas for setting up Daily 5 in a 2nd grade classroom but can easily be adapted for 5th grade.

The Daily 5 in 2nd Grade

This is my 5th year using The Daily 5 in my classroom. Launching The Daily 5 is what I look forward to the most each fall. In this post I am going to explain how I manage The Daily 5 in my 2nd grade classroom. (The I-Chart templates are from Mrs. Jones' Creation Station.) 1. Read to Self Read to Self is the first activity I introduce to my students. I purchased my book bins from Really Good Stuff. They aren't the cheapest option, but they are well worth the money. I allow my students to have…