• Journeys: Work on Writing FREEBIE

    My school has adapted the reading program Journeys this year. It’s such a comprehensive reading program that is aligned with the Common Core, so it’s fantastic! I wanted to share briefly with you how I integrate part of the Daily 5 with Journeys.  One of the Daily 5 rotations is Work on Writing. Since the […]


  • Reading Response Questions & Graphic Organizers for 2nd Grade


    How do you have your students respond to reading?  What reading response questions do you ask your students?  Do you use reading response graphic organizers? I am a GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS girl for sure. There’s tons of research on the use of Thinking Maps, Graphic Organizers, etc. and how it’s extremely effective in helping children organize […]


  • Common Core Matching Activities

    I’m so excited about my place value/number sense matching activities pack! I literally just finished this baby and uploaded her to TPT! I will be printing these out early Monday morning and sharing them with my precious 2nd graders! I know they will love them because they love cutting, matching, and glueing! Since I do […]