Category Archives: Second Grade

American History Picture Books – Bright Ideas Press

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Are you looking for some quality picture books to add to your American History studies? I shared four of my favorites over on the Bright Ideas Press blog. Stop by to see which American History picture books will be a great part of your study of the Great Depression, immigration and more! 4 Don’t Miss (continue reading…)

Presidents’ Day Lapbook, Activities and Resources

Presidents’ Day Lapbook, Activities and Resources

Presidents’ Day is coming up and I wanted to help you get a jump on your planning! I’ve gathered up some great activities and resources that focus on the two American presidents we’re celebrating – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. In fact, the combination of materials in this post is enough to put together a (continue reading…)

Easy Winter Writing Project Ideas and Writing Prompts

Easy Winter Writing Project Ideas nad Writing Prompts

Winter offers so many great opportunities for creative writing projects! If you are looking for something to add a little variety to your writing time, here are some easy winter writing project ideas and writing prompts to encourage developing writing skills. Cabin Fever Idea List Brainstorm fun activities that can be done inside when the (continue reading…)

100 Early Elementary Printables You Don’t Want to Miss

100 Early Elementary Printables You Don’t Want to Miss

I asked some of my online friends to share their best and favorite early elementary printables with me. I also spent several hours looking online to find great resources. Below you will find a selection of both free and paid products that cover a wide variety of topics. I hope you will many helpful ideas (continue reading…)

Christmas Around the World KWL

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It’s time to enjoy Christmas Around the World! A KWL chart helps you assess your students’ prior knowledge. You will discover what they already know, what they are curious about, and what they need to learn. Then use that information to effectively plan your lesson or unit! This file includes both vertical and horizontal versions (continue reading…)

Thanksgiving, November and Veterans Day BUNDLE – Literacy and Math Activities, Fun Fact Cards and KWL

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I’ve bundled together three fun and practical products for November! Save time and money by purchasing them together. This bundle includes the following. Click on any link below to see more details and thumbnails of each product. November Literacy and Math Pack – 30+ Centers and Activities including Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Fun Fact Cards Veterans Day (continue reading…)

Veterans Day KWL for November or Patriotic Unit Study

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Explore Veterans Day with your students! Use a KWL chart to assess your students’ prior knowledge. Discover what they already know, what they are curious about, and what they need to learn. Then use that information to effectively plan your lesson or unit! This file includes both vertical and horizontal versions of the Veterans Day (continue reading…)

FREE Independence Day Printable Mini-Pack

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Celebrate Independence Day with this free Mini-Pack! Use it to extend your own study of the Fourth of July or as a way to give your children a little extra summer practice to keep their skills over the summer. It includes four fun activities that feature this important American holiday. Independence Day vs. Memorial Day (continue reading…)

Rocks and Minerals Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Rocks and Minerals Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of these two interesting countries! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 24 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. (continue reading…)

Australia and New Zealand Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Australia and New Zealand Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of these two interesting countries! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every (continue reading…)

Canada Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Boards, Games, Circle Time

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Canada Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, and colorful way to expand your study of Canada! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. One teacher shared: “My kids are addicted to reading these facts cards every morning. If I forget to read (continue reading…)

FREE Fun Fact Card Pack – 20 Sample Cards for Unit Extension, Bulletin Boards, Games and Circle Time

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Fun Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics. Enjoy this FREE sampler set that features one card from each of my current 20 different Fun Fact Card sets. One teacher (continue reading…)