Second Grade Nest: August 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Sight Word Interactive Notebooks

My Phonics Interactive Notebook worked very well with my first graders last year. I thought making something else similar to the phonics INB would be beneficial for my lower second graders and some of your kinders and firsties!! 
Dolch's 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, and 3rd Grade are in the works! 

Materials needed for INB: 
-Notebook or binders and loose leaf paper
-Crayons (optional)

This page shows the all (but one) of the review activities for some of the pre-primer words.  

This picture shows the individual activities for all the words in the list. 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Take a Closer Look!

Hi friends!! 

Have you heard about the EXTRA
TPT One Day Bonus Sale? 
I guess one day wasn't enough! And I can't wait!

The sale is coming up this Wednesday. All of our stores will be on sale and when you enter the TPT code (BOOST), you can get an even BIGGER discount! 

I am teaming up with some of my blogging buddies to bring you a BLOG HOP feature one of my BEST SELLING products. 
I want to give you a closer look and a FREEBIE to try out with your class. 

I wanted to give you a closer look at my nonfiction close reading unit. 
This product has 30 weeks of nonfiction close reading passages with four days of activities for each passage. 

 Here is a TWO PAGE FREEBIE from one of the passages.
I am attaching one passage PLUS day 3 of close reading (text-dependent questions).

And now I'm sending you off to another amazing freebie.
Hop on over to my blog buddy Tamara's blog!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

BTS YouTube Giveaway

Primary Chalkboard is throwing a HUGE giveaway! 
It is a YouTube Partaaaaay! We are here sharing lots of tips -- organizational, DIY, helpful ideas-- lots of things you can do RIGHT NOW to make your back to school a little easier!

In this video... you'll find an organizational tip for community supplies AND a secret word!

Would anyone like a....

$100 Amazon Gift Card
$100 TeachersPayTeachers Gift Card
A fabulous Michael Kors bag (you know, the one you want but can't justify spending the money for)?

I thought so.
You can EVEN gain EXTRA entries in the giveaway by watching our videos and entering our SECRET WORDS into the Rafflecopter (but I know you were going to do that anyway, so... 2 birds, 1 stone).

We will be linking up 5 new videos every day this week... so you can come back, watch, and enter every day!

And don't forget to head over to the Primary Chalkboard to enter our giveaway!
You can come back every day this week to watch more fabulous videos and gain more entries!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Sunday, August 10, 2014

2nd Grade Homework

More homework time!!

Remember these first grade homework folders?

Remember this video?? 

Watch this video to help understand how the folders work and how to set them up! 

That was for my FIRST grade homework, but NOW, I have made second grade homework!!!!

For more homework, 

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Wordless Wednesday

Favorite weekly post! 
Just a pic and a question. Makes a blogger's life so easy...

How do you label your tables? 

I'm linking up with Miss DeCarbo for Wordless Wednesday! 

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Back to School Sale!

Oh my!! I cannot wait until tomorrow! 
I have my shopping cart on TPT loaded up and ready to do some serious damage to my bank account. 
Headed back to second grade this year, so I need some updated second grade ELA and Math stuff. 
My favorite thing about the Back to School sale is saving on all the bundles! 

I wanted to show you a few things that will be on sale in my store Monday and Tuesday! 
The TPT code is BTS14, which will make your total savings 28%. 

Back to School Stuff Pictured: 

Morning Work Pictured:

ELA Bundles Pictured:

These products and many more for sale TOMORROW in my store