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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

CST ELA Test Practice #3 for 2nd Grade

This is a great, 20 page packet! It includes 40 questions on 17 state standards for 2nd grade. An answer key and matrix of standards are provided.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

What's a Mom to Do?

It's hard enough being a working mom, but try being a working mom to two lazy English Bulldogs! All three of us are overweight. Just the thought of trying to walk my two girls, Bea Bea and Gracie, is enough to put me in the hospital for the week. Bea Bea is blind and won't walk in public--perfectly understandable. So, I have three different strollers for her. Gracie won't walk without Bea Bea, and won't walk on a leash. Trying to push a stroller and hold onto a leash, and keep Gracie from wrapping the leash around the wheels of the stroller, and trying to keep Gracie from getting run over by the stroller--well, you begin to get the picture. After walking the girls for about 10 minutes, I require about a 4 hour nap!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Fun with Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words

This is a great mini-unit for teaching prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Included in this unit are 5 SMART Board lessons and 8 activities (game, cut-and-paste, sorting).