March Madness...This one is for the boys!

TGIF! Is anyone else convinced there was a full moon this week? I need something to blame for some of the bizarre things that I encountered this week. Today is a beautiful sunny day in Buffalo. If I didn't know any better I would think the expression started with "March comes in like a lamb...." It's hard not to be in a great mood when the sun is shining and people are moving around outside. What a great way to kickoff the weekend.

I posted some new items in my store this week and there are more to come. I created some basketball themed activities for first and second graders. During the month of March all I hear about is brackets and college basketball, I figured I might as well put my spin on it and give the boys some literacy playing time (get it?) I've been reading so much lately about how female-centered classrooms and classroom libraries can become. So this one is for the boys! There is a contractions game, an inferencing game, math exemplars and sentence fixers. I also posted a freebie with some basketball themed writing papers and a write the room activity. These activities are not specifically centered around March Madness- they are just basketball themed, so you can use them all year 'round with your little all-stars!






Last but not least...

THANK YOU to everyone who purchased something from my store this week and to all of my new followers. The TPT Leap Day sale was such a big success. I am so grateful and excited to see my ideas helping others!

Also a big thank you to Casey at Second Grade Math Maniac for awarding me with the Top Ten Blog Award this week. I was thrilled! You should all visit her blog- today she has a Read Across America freebie and she is also doing a great giveaway.

Have a great weekend!

10 comments

  1. this blog is so darn cute. so proud of you!

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  2. I gave you a blog award. Come over and get it!

    Kelly
    Kindergarten Kel

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  3. The basketball unit looks so stinkin' cute! We nominated your blog for an award. Come on over to our blog to check it out!

    ~Katie and Rebecca
    First Grade ABCs

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  4. Love this basketball unit:) Congrats on your award!! I hooe youll stop by my blog sometime:) Im your newest follower!!

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  5. Just found your blog and I absolutely love the design...it is so teacher-esque. You have a lot of great ideas and I am sure you will have your own classroom very soon:)

    Lou

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  6. I am so excited about the March Madness unit. I am going to get it right now. We had a lot of fun with your Dr. Suess activities! I just started a blog and mentioned how much I loved your packet on my first post! Tx

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  7. Thank you so much for mentioning my new blog on your Facebook page! You are so kind!

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  8. Great ideas! Just found your blog and I'm glad I did!

    Sara :)
    Smiling In Second Grade

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  9. Cute blog, cute ideas. I'm your newest follower!

    Maria
    Kinder-Craze

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