Cara Carroll

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Dragonflies in First

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

Painting a Story with Words!

Friends~We have been using our Patricia Polocco books this week as mentor texts for our narrative writings in Writer's Workshop. We have spent many …

SRSD????? --Freebies!

Our State Department is training teachers to use SRSD as we teach writing.<p>I've been asking for a reliable way to teach writing for YEARS! Here it is …

Getting to Know You! Freebie

At the end of the year last year I created a little poster for my kiddos to do with their memories from First Grade. I wanted something new for my …

Save my INK-Bundled - Mrs. Wills Kindergarten

Many of you have asked if I would bundle my Save My Ink units and I had said I would over the summer. Then I felt bad (you know I have a hard time …

All About Ocean Life

It's so crazy to be writing a post right now about our LAST SCIENCE UNIT OF THE YEAR....!!!!<p>It's that time though. We're going under the sea to learn …

Dragonflies in First

Phonics Word Work {ie, igh} AND Growing Bundle

I hope you've had a wonderful appreciation week! Are taking advantage of the sale? I purchased new clipart and uploaded a new file. PLUS, I updated …

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

Bright Ideas: Behavior Management Using Activity Boxes

Hi Friends!<p>Welcome to the Bright Ideas Link Up for APRIL! I'm teamed up with 150 fellow Bloggers, to bring you some of the best and brightest …

First Grade Interviews

One of my favorite writing activities is when the children interview each other. They learn so much about asking and answering questions, keeping it …

Print Free Graph Paper

Cartesian graph paper is the most popular form of graph paper in use. This type of graph paper is identified by its two perpendicular sets of lines …

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel! {FREE visuals, choice boards, etc, YAY!}

Don’t you just LOVE when you come across something that will save you time?<p>Today I found this website, and I screamed I was so happy! FREE boardmaker …

Building Sentences and Blends

I recently was able to finish up two new activities that I started a while ago and never seemed to find the time to complete.<p>The first is Building …

Phonics Word Work {oa, oe, ow} and Bundle

As promised, I'm back with an additional phonics word work packet. I thought a lot on the direction of this packet and polled facebook fans to ensure …

Prefix and Suffix Freebie

Just wanted to share some prefix and suffix flip books with you.<p>I shared this book with you last month here.<p>I made some more!<p>I added books for the …

Building a Fluency Continuum

All year long we have worked very hard to build fluency in our first grade class!<p>We’ve worked on it by, through and during...<p>mini-lessons<p>shared …

March Mishmash!

Hi everyone! Yikes! It's been a little while since my last post-- I promise I didn't abandon you! I've just been *super* busy! But, I'm here now with …

Flip Books for Vowel Pairs

Even though I'm on my spring break vacation, I am still thinking about school and creating activities for my students to do when we return. I am …

Plants Aplenty!

Last week our class was immersed in plants. Lots and LOTS of plants!! We started the week tapping into our schema about plants and le...

In Bloom {Craftivity & Printables}

Spring is HERE {whether the temperature agrees or not}, which means that spring themes are in full swing at school. Right now my kiddos are tackling …

So Much Going On!

It's never too early to teach a grammar rule that is broken ALL OF THE TIME by adults (including my husband- love ya babe). I noticed as we were …

Well, Isn't That Clever?!

I'm gonna brag for a second. I have smart friends. Really smart. Very talented. Extremely CLEVER friends. And I love to be around t...