Category: Science

FREE student led Earth Day discussion

FREE student led Earth Day discussion

  I’m linking up! Head over to Sunny Days in Second Grade to see the many, many Earth Day Freebies. The freebie I am offering is a student led discussion guide for Earth Day....

Science Notebooking: Animal Adaptations

Science Notebooking: Animal Adaptations

My students and I had a blast with our animal adaptations unit! The students loved being able to look at pictures, watch videos, and learn facts about real animals that they are interested in....

Symbaloo Who?

Symbaloo Who?

So I may have been living under a rock for the past couple months because I jsut discovered Symbaloo. It is a visually amazing bookmarking site that I have already thought of many uses...

Science Notebooking is FUN!

Science Notebooking is FUN!

 Okay so we are officially done with our first science unit, Simple Machines. I have been kinda lax on posting lately, school has been keeping me super busy, but I really wanted to...

The Important Book: Fun End of Year Review Activity & Freebie

The Important Book: Fun End of Year Review Activity & Freebie

Hello All! I’ve created a fun end of the year review activity to help students prepare for the SOL tests (SOL-standards of learning are the big tests students must take in Virginia). I plan...

Book Spotlight: Sciezka & Smith

Book Spotlight: Sciezka & Smith

So by now you may know how I love fun picture books with colorful illustrations that support content. Today I want to share two books by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith that support science...

Newsletter Linky Party

Newsletter Linky Party

The Brand New Pencil is hosting a linky party to see what other teachers are using for newletters. I don’t use a newsletter, per se. My grade level does homework packets instead of nightly...

Earth Day Linky Party

Earth Day Linky Party

I LOVE picture books and I believe that they can often cause students to think more about what they are reading then some chapter books. More specifically, I LOVE Dr. Suess books! Not really...