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FREE Back To School Poem!

Enjoy reading this FREE poem during this back to school season! Poetry is such a fun way for kids to work on their reading fluency. This poem comes in color and black and white. The colored version is great as a poster or to put in a poetry book. The black and white version will be fun to color in!

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Want a poetry book template for your students to write their own poems? Check out …

Teacher Appreciation Sale! + Win A Gift Card!

 

Teachers Pay Teachers is having a teacher appreciation sale! The sale starts tomorrow May 9th and runs through May 10th. Use code THANKYOU17 to save big! (My store will be set at 20% off, so the 10% off is on top of that. I also will be running the sale an extra day because I know teachers are busy!)

 

 

Want to win a $10 gift card to spend during the sale? Enter the rafflecopter below! The winner will be picked Tuesday evening at 8:30 pm (ET) …

Poetry Book Template

Poetry Book Template

April is National Poetry Month – the perfect time for students to create their own poetry books! I have designed a poetry pack that includes 13 different poem templates including acrostic, haiku, limerick, quatrain, shape, and more!

I like to have options for printables, so I included two different formats: half page of writing with area to color, and a whole page of writing. Perfect for differentiation! Also included are different rhyming/syllable/word options for certain poems. Title pages are available with a boy, girl, or blank. …

FREE Christmas Writing Activity

FREE Christmas Writing Activity

Get out the dice this holiday season with this FREE Christmas Writing Activity! Students roll a die three times and use the pictures to write a silly sentence. After writing six sentences they can read it all together for a silly Christmas story! Another option is to do the activity with phrases that are provided. These activity pages are available in color and black & white for whatever your printing needs are. Primary dotted lines are also available for early writers.

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Sight Word Play Dough Mats

Sight Word Play Dough Mats

Need a fun way for your students to practice sight words? Try these play dough mats!

These mats are a great way to introduce or review Dolch sight words. Pre-primer, primerfirst grade, second grade, and third grade lists are available. (There is a bundle of all five lists too!) Students will have so much fun with these that they won’t even notice they’re working on their fine motor skills!

There are two words per page, which means less printing for you! Cut …

Martin Luther King Jr. Activities

Martin Luther King Jr. Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with these fun activities for kids! Watch a video, write about MLK, create a mini-book, make a peace wreath, and so much more. The best part is all of these activities are free (besides supplies for crafts). Hope you enjoy these activities!

 

Reading/Writing 

Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Activity

Close Reading

MLK Foldable Pack

Create a Mini-Book

Martin Luther King Jr. Time Lines

I Have A Dream Writing Paper

Martin Luther King, Jr. Flip Book Freebie

Martin Luther King …

Tpt Cyber Monday Sale!

Tpt Cyber Monday Sale! | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

If you’re looking for some great Cyber Monday deals, you don’t want to miss out on Tpt’s Cyber Smile Sale! The savings will definitely make you smile :) The sale starts tomorrow – Monday, November 30th at 12:01 A.M. (EST) and goes until Tuesday, December 1st, 11:59 P.M. (EST). All resources in my store (including bundles!) will be 20% off, and when you use the promo code SMILE you save even more!

 

I create and design K-5 resources that will save you time. Most of these are …

My Thankful List

My Thankful List | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

What are you thankful for? While we should be thankful every day throughout the year, November always motivates me even more to stop and think about what I’m thankful for. And I so can’t believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner! November sure if flying by. Since I love lists, I decided to make a thankful list of course!

 

My Thankful List: (in no particular order)

1. My sweet husband and our little one on the way.

2. Coffee!

3. The smell of new books

4. My friends near and far. Whether we …

Sight Word Bingo Boards

Sight Word Bingo Boards | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Need a fun and simple way to review sight words? Try these Sight Word Bingo boards! These boards are ready to print and go, and each set comes with 30 unique boards. This way you won’t have like 15 kids at once shouting out bingo! These are also great for small groups or centers too. What a great way to review sight words!

There are 5 sets of bingo boards using the Dolch sight words: Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, and 3rd …

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