Persuasive writing is one of my favorite units I get to teach and my absolute favorite book to use is “Hey, Little Ant.” It takes the form of a debate between an ant and a little boy. The boy wants to squish but the ant pleads with the little boy to let him go. Back and forth they go presenting their reasons and debating what the little boy should do.
Let’s talk about handwriting. It’s something that can be really hard for some kids. Poor handwriting can be due to bad habits or a lack of effort, but for many children physical issues like low muscle tone contribute. When a child is struggling with poor handwriting it’s important to assess what the specific challenges are […]
Today’s a special day for me. It’s my birthday. It’s also the kick off of birthday season at our house since both of my girls and I have our birthdays within three weeks. Yes, that means we have three birthdays within 3 weeks. Not to mention our wedding anniversary and Mother’s Day! Anyway, amongst all […]
This year there has definitely been one subject that I’ve been wanting to improve. Getting writing in often enough has been a challenge. It’s also been really hard to keep it interesting. So, like any teacher faced with a challenge I brainstormed ideas. I know writing is a challenge for many of us, so I […]
Groundhog’s Day, Dental Health Month, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day…February really packs in the seasonal topics. With February being just a hop and a skip away, it’s time for another Sharing Sunday linky from all of the authors over at The Primary Peach. Be sure to check out all of the resources, ideas […]