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    • Kaley McDonald

      This blog site link offers eight colorfully different writing ideas to integrate into the classroom that will inspire students to go beyond the simplicity of pencil and paper, or fingertips and keyboards.

    • Maeve McGill

      Vocabulary- The synonym flower using paint samples. could be used for learning digraphs, word families, blends, rhymes, etc. Learning synonyms when learning vocabulary can help students remember words and their meaning!

    • amy alexander

      Synonym Garden- fun vocabulary exercise...looks like I should start stealing paint strips.

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    Ms. Jones's Class: January Activities- would use this in another way- love the flower shape

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