GROWING A SCHOOL GARDEN: LEVELS OF INTEGRATION

Last we week we were finally able to get our students out to the gardens to plant!  It was a fun, exhausting day and we were so relieved to have gotten this far. Amazingly, our garden grew.  A volunteer surprised … Continue reading

GROWING A SCHOOL GARDEN: WHAT TO DO ABOUT BEDS?

Last week we left off sore and tired, but with a clean slate, everything tilled, all the grass and bricks cleared out, and excited to get some garden beds going.  It felt like such an accomplishment, but we knew that … Continue reading

GROWING A SCHOOL GARDEN: GETTING STARTED

Welcome to my adventure in starting a school garden. I had always said that I wasn’t in charge of the edible gardens.  I took care of the school grounds, led Wildflower Club, and was working to establish native habitats throughout … Continue reading

Kindergarten Math Journals: Numbers to 10

Give your students extra practice in their math journals with these practice pages. Students practice writing numbers and number words, show the value of each number to 10 with pictures, ten frames, fingers, and number lines, as well as sequence … Continue reading

Kindergarten Math Journals: Compose and Decompose Numbers to 10

Give your students extra practice with composing and decomposing numbers to 10 using these practice pages in your student math journals. The practice pages are scaffolded, so that all students can participate successfully. Click on the image below for more … Continue reading

Math Journals: Compose Numbers 11 to 20

Give your students extra practice composing and decomposing numbers 11 to 20 with these practice pages for student journals. Students compose and decompose numbers 11 to 20 using ten frames, base ten blocks, number sentences, tally marks, and place value. … Continue reading

Number Poems

In kindergarten we use number poems to help us with number formation. We have so many reversals right now, difficulty with where to start our lines, and especially with curved lines. I created these number poem mats and mini-book to … Continue reading

Number Bonds: Kindergarten Math Journals

Give your students extra practice with number bonds using these practice pages. Number bonds teach students how numbers work.  They illustrate how a whole can be broken into parts and parts can be combined to create the whole.  Number bonds … Continue reading

TRANSITIONS: KINDERGARTEN FIRST WEEKS

transitionsThe first weeks of kindergarten are tough!  There are so many different routines and procedures to teach and practice.

This simple read-a-loud, mini-reader, and task card can help you teach your students how to transition from one activity to another at school.

Also included are a behavior contract and incentive chart for individual students that may need extra help with transitions.

Happy teaching!!

Love,

Jenni

IF YOU ARE BOTHERED

bothered

Help your students navigate bothersome behavior with greater independence and fewer tattles using these strategies.

The illustrations include the bothersome behavior and the changed behavior when one of the strategies is used.  I hope you find this resource to be beneficial to you and your students.  Click on the images to see more on my Teachers pay Teachers site.

Love,

Jenni