Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Make sure to stop over at The Organized Classroom Blog today to find out about a great resource (and a giveaway!) for teaching with literature circles! Fun!
or jump over to Steve Spangler's website for more fun!
Monday, November 28, 2011
My desks are in sets of TWO. It's hard to coast or be left out in a group of TWO!
That was the rationale behind my little set of "Partner Math" for elementary......
My whole store is 20% today. Don't forget the Promo Code to get an additional 10% off: CMS28
I am so excited to announce a BIG, HUGE sale on TeachersPayTeachers.com. The owner of the TpT site, Paul Edelman, has issued a discount code that can be used on all purchases made on Monday, November 28. In addition to this discount code, many of the teacher/authors are putting their items on sale.
I appreciate all the support I have received form all of you this year. To say "THANKS", I have placed my entire store, Science Stuff, on sale for Monday and Tuesday, November 28 and 29. Everything (digital downloads, books, CD's) will be on sale for 20% off. If you use the discount code CMS28 at check out, you will receive an additional 10% off all purchases.
The discount code, CMS28, is good for Monday, November 28 only.
Teachers pay teachers is having a Cyber Monday Sale! The site is giving you 10% off by using the promo code: CMS28. In addition Wise Guys will be offering 20% off of all of our products on Monday as well. You will be able to access our store on Monday by clicking here.
You will not want to miss this great opportunity to get lesson plans, activities, and projects up to 30% off!
|This is just one of many cakes I had the pleasure of "grading" last week!|
Sunday, November 27, 2011
This 12 slide powerpoint features 10 statements which ask students to decide if they are true or false. Click ahead, and it will tell you the answer and also give an explanation. Also includes links or other information in the notes section of the powerpoint.
These are 10 things that a lot of students don't know, but they definitely should. Features common misconceptions about the Spanish language worldwide and in the US as well as about the people who speak Spanish. Great lesson to talk about stereotypes and perceptions. One of my biggest pet peeves is when a person is called "Spanish" because they speak Spanish, which is something I hear a lot, not just from children, but from adults as well. The goal of this lesson is to put an end to ignorance and inform people about what reality is.
1. Spanish is spoken the same everywhere.
2. English is the official language of the United States.
3. New Mexico was once part of Mexico.
4. Everyone in Mexico speaks Spanish.
5. Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's Independence Day.
6. The U.S. has a larger Spanish speaking population than Spain.
7. A person who speaks Spanish is Spanish.
8. A Mexican can be blonde, blue eyed.
9. English is more common than Spanish worldwide.
10. Taco Bell is Mexican food.
For more lessons, check out our blog at www.spanishplans.org
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