Friday, November 21, 2014

Five for Friday {November 21st}

Happy Friday! I'm linking up with Doodlebugs Teaching for Five for Friday!

This week seemed to fly by! Can't wait till Thanksgiving break.

We've been busy learning all about the First Thanksgiving this week! We love using the Scholastic interactive Thanksgiving activities. Have you seen them? They have tons of great videos, online field trips, Mayflower explorations, compare/contrast activities, and more! My students love them and they are a great resource. 

Click here to go to the Scholastic Thanksgiving website!

Every year, my school has a huge Thanksgiving feast lunch the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Families are invited and come and go for lunch throughout the entire day. Our office staff always enlists the help of K-4 teachers to create decorations to hang up in the cafeteria, and every year my class makes coffee filter turkeys. They always turn out so cute! First, they color a coffee filter with markers and I spray it with a water bottle to make the colors run together:

Then, they create the turkey body and I glue it all together!

Speaking of feasts, let me share my favorite someecards calendar page from last week:

Pretty much.

Over the weekend, I planted myself on the couch and watched as many Hallmark Christmas movies as I could... as cheesy as they are, I totally love them! They put me in the Christmas spirit and I created two new holiday freebies in my TPT shop! Here's the first one for you: Do You Want to Build a Snowman? {Writing Activity Prompt}. Your students can build and create their own snowman using the pieces provided and then use one of three writing templates to write about the details they used! So fun! Click on the picture below to download!

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Here's the second freebie for you: Sprinkles and Sight Words! It's a sight word matching game with three different printables available for your students to use! Easy and fun! Click on the picture below to download!

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We've almost made it to Thanksgiving break! Phew! Head on over to Doodlebugs Teaching and join in the linky fun to see what other teachers were up to this week!