A Poem to Get Your Year off on the Right Foot

This week’s Tuesday Teaching Tip comes to us from the classroom of first grade teacher and CKA Board Member, Deborah Meng.  If you didn’t catch Poem in My Pocket, one of our past Tuesday Teaching Tips, you’ll want to check out how she uses these poems as an awesome part of her reading instruction. Here are some good beginning of the year poems/songs: Found an Apple (to the tune...

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It’s Apple Time!

It’s Apple Time!

Fall might not be in the air just yet, but in Transitional Kindergarten teacher and CKA Treasurer Heather Morrow’s classroom, apples sure are!  She shares this week’s fun Tuesday Teaching Tip with us: Here’s a beginning of the year activity to practice listening & following directions along with some scissors skills… During our red week, we decorated our class tree...

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For Every Season There is a Tree

For Every Season There is a Tree

Seasons of trees In spring The trees Are a beautiful sight Dressed in blossom Pink and white. In summer The trees Are full of treats Apples and pears And cherries to eat. In autumn The trees Are red and gold And the leaves fall down As the days grow cold. In winter The trees Are bare and plain Waiting for spring To dress them again. Julie Holder Review the seasons of the year and their impact...

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