I just wanted to take moment to thank you for spending some of your super valuable time here at Minds in Bloom. I love writing this blog, and I love creating teaching materials. Those of you who have purchased my products have made it possible for me to make most of my living doing what I love, and I can’t tell you how much that means to me.
One of the ways that I show my appreciation is by creating free products. You will 65 of them in my Teachers Pay Teachers store currently (and the number is always growing), over a dozen of which are focused on the Winter Holidays. It is my hope that they will make your teaching journey just a little bit easier – and a little more fun!
Wishing you and yours a wonderful and restful Thanksgiving,
First and Second Grade Teachers: For close reading/reading comprehension passages, would you prefer a 50/50 split of fiction and nonfiction (informational text) or more nonfiction? ... See MoreSee Less
First and second-grade teachers: I keep getting requests to make a primary version of my Text Time close reading passages. What do you think of this draft page (click on the picture to make it bigger)? This is a second-grade passage. The first-grade one would be similar, but easier. The questions would stay the same. Would you use this? Is there anything that should be changed? Just to make this a little more fun, tomorrow morning, I will randomly pick one comment and give that person a $10 TpT gift card. ... See MoreSee Less