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Getting to know you activity. This is perfect to go over bubble maps at the beginning of the year. :)

Cute idea to use with Kevin Henke's Chrysanthemum. I typically read Chrysanthemum the first week, talk about bullying/unkind words.

Peace Day Activities and Lesson Plans for Elementary School Teachers

Peace Day Lesson Plans: Activities, Ideas, and Group Project to use for September 21

"If Santa got stuck in my chimney, I would . . . " (Cute writing assignment). For my teacher friends!

"If Santa got stuck in my chimney, I would . . . " (Cute writing assignment). For my teacher friends!

The Hat, The Mitten, and Bear Stays up for Christmas story props

Jan Brett is one of my five (grown) childrens' favorite authors. The Hat is a variation on the classic "mitten" tale. She also retold that as The Mitten (of course)

Adventures of Teaching: What to Do The First Week of School!

photo This is perfect for the beginning of the year. Could make it into a class book. interesting desk layout- need to tag Chrystie

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