Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happy New Year's Sale!

I hope everyone has a happy new year!  All my products are 20% off!

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Thank You SALE!

I am so thankful to all the people who have purchased my products!  To get in the Christmas spirit, I'm throwing a 20% off sale on ALL products in my store!  

I hope you all have a great holiday!

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Rules for Divisibility Posters!

In math today I was working with my kids on their rules for divisibility.  I realized as we were going through the rules, they needed some kind of visual to refer to.  I put together these fun and bright posters to hang up in my room.

Here is a free sample of one of the posters; just save & print!

I'm thinking about going ahead and making a PowerPoint & foldable for it as well to review on Monday.

Hope you enjoy it!

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

SMAD - Subtraction, Multiplication, Addition, and Division

Working on something new!  Should be ready by the end of next week!

Do you use SMAD in your classroom?  What kinds of things would you like to see in the new product?

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Christmas Themed Math Centers for Grades 3-5!

I just posted some fun and engaging Christmas themed math centers for grades 3-5.  Each one is common core aligned and labled for you!

Included in this file are 5 math centers that cover the following:

Center # 1 – Reindeer Races

In this center students will race each other to correctly solve and compare multi-step equations using order of operations.
4.OA.1.3, 5.OA.A.2

Center # 2 – Color by Quotient

In this center students will solve basic division problems and color in their paper accordingly.
3.OA.A.2, 4.OA.A.2

Center # 3 – Jolly Geometry

In this center students will play a fun board game and practice various geometry skills including: symmetry, triangles, lines, quadrilaterals, measuring angles, area, volume, perimeter, and more!
3.MD.C.5, 3.MD.C.7, 3.MD.D.8, 4.MD.A.3, 4.MD.C.5, 4.MD.C.6, 5.MD.C.3, 5.MD.C.5

Center # 4 – Frosty Fraction War

In this center students will play a “War” style card game but instead of playing cards, students will play with fraction cards.  They will be comparing fractions and recognizing equivalents.
3.NF.A.3, 4.NF.A.1, 4.NF.A.2

Center # 5 – Merry Matching

In this center students will play a memory game to match fractions with the coordinating decimal.
4.NF.C.5, 4.NF.C.6

Each center also includes a handout for students to fill in and an answer key where applicable.  :)

Make sure you download the preview file to see what each center looks like!

Also, don't forget about the TPT Cyber Monday Sale!

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Cyber Monday! Get your wish list ready!

It's almost Cyber Monday!  Now is the time to go through your favorite TPT sellers stores ( I hope I'm one of them!)  and add products to your wish list!  The Teaching Sweet Shoppe will be participating in the cite-wide sale and all products will be 28% off!

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Monster Mass! Student PowerPoint, Notes, and Comprehension Quiz!

Man, it feels good to be back!  Juggling a new grade level, new standars, new reading series, new math series, and my family was a lot harder than anticipated!  Now that our first quarter is over, I'm feeling a bit more centered with everything and got back to work!  My newest file is one of my favorites:  MONSTER MASS!

My class this year was really stuggling with the difference between mass and weight.  I taught it for 2 days and still nada.  I waited a week and then did this PPT with them and noticed a complete turn around!  Amazing what some animated monsters on a screen can do!  LOL
In an adorable Halloween theme, you can teach or review this skill while students take notes on the note-taker (perfect size for interactive science notebooks!). Afterwards, check for comprehension with a 10 question quiz.

PLUS!  To celebrate the new product, my ENTIRE Teachers Pay Teachers store in 20% off until 10/23/13!

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

School is Out of This World Complete Classroom Theme!

I'm finished!  Hooray!  I had a lot of fun with this theme and bundled it all together.  You can SAVE 30% WITH THIS BUNDLE!

Cute & fresh outer space/alien classroom theme complete with teacher binder! This product is jam-packed with over 18 goodies!  

School is Out of This World! Binder Insert Pages for your Teacher Binder!
School is Out of This World! Teacher Organizational Binder!
School is Out of This World! Where Are We Chart! **EDITABLE**
School is Out of This World! Student Numbers & Blank Star Labels
School is Out of This World! 2-page 2013/2014 Calendar for your Teacher Binder!
School is Out of This World! Decorative Posters and Cut-Outs!
School is Out of This World! Knowledge: The Final Frontier - FREE POSTER!
School is Out of This World! Student Name Tags in 6 Colorful Designs!
School is Out of This World! Team Labels for Your Classroom!
School is Out of This World! Accelerated Reader Point Clubs!
School is Out of This World! Classroom Alphabet & Numbers!
School is Out of This World! EDITABLE Space & Alien Themed Classroom Jobs!
School is Out of This World! EDITABLE How We Go Home Clip Chart
School is Out of This World! Months of the Year & Days of the Week!
School is Out of This World! Subject Signs in 2 Sizes & Designs!
School is Out of This World! Welcome Banner with BONUS Decorative Bunting!
School is Out of This World! Word Wall Cards!
School is Out of This World! FREE Whole Brain Teaching Rules!

You get over $50 worth of fun space & alien themed products for just $35!  

Hope you like it!

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Editable Space & Alien Themed Classroom Jobs!

I forgot to add this to my previous post!  Where is my head???  I am in love with this classroom job kit.

Comes with editable name tag pieces that you can attach to the job cards with velcro!

Also comes with a Classroom Jobs header.

Find this file and more coordinating products at my TPT shop!

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Busy! Busy! Busy! New "School is Out of This World!" Products!

Whew!  It's been a busy couple of weeks around my house!  We went to NC a couple weeks ago and I must say my son did fairly well on the 10 hour car ride.  We stayed in Franklin and had a wonderful time!  There was this really sweet children't park that had a water-shooter-up area.  I have no idea what the actual name for it was, but Liam sure did enjoy it!
Water from the ground??  Cool!
Rawr!  I am king of the water fountain!
We also went to a family wedding in Milwaukee, WI.  That was my little man's first airplane ride!  Luckily for us (and everyone else on the plane) he slept most of the way.

Yes he's wearing a Florida Southern College shirt.  GO MOCS!

Anyway, back to the goodies!  I also uploaded a bunch of new space & alien themed products.  Click on the titles to go to my TPT store.  

Normally in my room, I pick one design and each child gets the same.  However, with these cute nametags each team can get their own kind.  It also works well when calling students to answer questions or line up.  "If your nametag has a purple alien on it, you may line up quietly." 

Team signs have so many different uses.  I know some people out there use signs that say table, but I really try to create a family classroom and calling them teams helps with that.  We always do team building activities and very rarely do I have issues between students in my room.   And no, my school is not in an affluent area where all the kids are good.  I teach at a Title 1 school in central Florida where several of my kids are below the poverty line.  Last year alone, I only had one child whose family was not on food stamps or some kind of federal aid.  All kids can learn, its just about how to get them to work together as a team.  

OK, off my soapbox:

I would use these larger signs to hang above each team with a cute pom or decorative piece.

The medium sized ones are great for labeling things around the room such as team tubs or team drawers.

The smaller ones work well for heading your games or scoreboards.

Yes, this file is EDITABLE.  Each school has so many different places that kids can go to and there was no way I could fit them all onto one page!  This file comes with the editable chart and a cute space rocket cut out with the word "HERE" on it.  You can put some velcro on that sucker to move him around OR (and this is what I do) hot glue the rocket to a clothes pin and move it up and down as needed.  :)

I love using student numbers!  I label their mailboxes, random sticks, book boxes, cubbies, etc.  These can also work on a calendar as your days since they go up to 36.  I also included some blank ones for you to use to label other things or just to decorate with cute stars.  :)

OK, I am super proud of this product!!!!  We do AR school wide and each week our librarian comes on the school news channel and tells which kids made it to different point clubs.  They get super excited, go get their prize, and then come back to the room.  I like to keep the motivation up by displaying in the room who made it to the different clubs.  This kit comes with headers for clubs 10 points - 300 points (we had a 4th grader last year with 456 points!!!), member cards for each student, a header poster, and AR book log.

Write the student's name in the white space, laminate, and they can keep it or you can post it below the 25 point club poster in your room!

I copy these front to back and each student keeps them in their AR folder.  At the end of each quarter they take them out and I add it to their data folders for progress monitoring.

How cute are these?!?!?!

My newest creation!  Included all the letters, numbers 1-10, and ordinals 1st-10th.

Hope you like them!

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