Friday, August 30, 2013


This Spiders Writing Packet has everything you need for a fun and educational writing unit on Spiders. Your students will be writing five different types of poems (directions included), and a non-fiction report and/or a fiction story about Spiders. This unit would be great to teach during the month of October or during any month!
This packet includes:
A cute “Welcome to Our Web” Door Sign
Two blank, 11” x 17” Spider Charts
11” x 17” Chart of Spider Vocabulary Words to post while students are writing
11” x 17” Chart of Spider Terms and Definitions
11” x 17” Animal Report Information Worksheet
8 ½” x 11” Animal Report Information Worksheet
2 Report Planning WEB sheets
Sheets for 5 Different Types of Poetry
Parent Letter for Spider Research Homework Assignment (a Word document- editable)
2 sheets of lines for writing
5 sheets decorated with spiders and webs
5 sheets decorated with spiders and webs with lines
Cute Cover for Spider Book or Report
How many words can you make from “SPIDERS” work sheet

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Chevron Clock Labels

Attach these adorable CHEVRON CLOCK LABELS to the edge of your classroom clock to help your students learn how to tell time.

Photocopy the two sheets of chevron clock labels on cardstock, a thicker paper. Laminate both sheets and then cut out the circles. Attach them to the outside edge of your classroom clock with tape or sticky tack.

Sunday, August 18, 2013


I finished Ali-Cat-yay! It's named after my daughter! You can grab it for FREE through August 31, then it will be gone! If you snag it, please leave me a comment! I hope you like it!

Be Watching...

I'm just putting the finishing touches on a new freebie that I'll be posting this week. We just got home from vacation Friday night and we're taking our daughter back to college this week, so it's been a little bit crazy around here! I'm excited to finish this kit. I'll be posting it soon, so be watching for it. Meoooooooowwwwwww!

28% Off Sale!

All of my products are 20% at Teachers Pay Teachers (August 18-19). Use Promo code BTS13 for 28% off! Happy shopping!

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Fifth Grade Freebie

I had a request to make this freebie for fifth grade:
I have a set of freebies for Kindergarten through Fourth Grade already.  Go HERE for that set. Enjoy!


Starting today, August 10, through August 18, Teacher's Notebook is offering some fabulous deals! There are product BUNDLES for sale. I have products in two of the bundles.
Here's Bundle 14:
My Back to School Survival kit is included.
My Fact Families Packet is in Bundle 15:

Have fun shopping and have a great week! 


Friday, August 9, 2013

13 Fun Halloween Papers

I've been in a Halloween mood lately (?!), so I made these papers:
13 Fun Halloween PapersThe 13 papers are 12” x 12” and have a cardstock texture to make them look real. Use them for making signs, book covers, backgrounds for Power Point presentations, or for digital scrapbooking your Halloween photos. They are for personal use in your home or classroom only.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Four Seasons Word Wall Charts

Four Seasons Word Wall Charts

Help your students with their writing with these 4 Seasons Word Wall Charts. Print the four big posters on 11” x 17” sheets of paper. Print them on cardstock (a thicker paper), if possible. Laminate them for years of use. Post all of them on a wall or bulletin board. Included are 5 ½” x 8 ½” smaller charts (in both color & black and white) for your students’ writing folders. There are 2 small charts on each sheet.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Lost Tooth Certificates & Birthday Balloons Chart

There are two Lost Tooth Certificates on a sheet. When a student loses a tooth, give them this cute certificate to honor the occasion!  Print a bunch of them to have on hand.
The certificates match my Lost Tooth Poster.
This bright and colorful Birthday Balloons 11" x 17" Chart will brighten any classroom! Print the poster on 11” x 17” paper. Laminate it for years of use. You can write on the laminate with overhead markers and then wash the marker off so you can reuse the poster. Or you can print a new poster every year and write right on the paper.
If you want to type names and dates on the poster, open the pdf. Click on “Sign” at the far right on your top menu bar. Then click on “Add Text”. With your mouse, click on each balloon to add your text. Then select your font and size and type. 

Friday, August 2, 2013

Monsters and Bees Blank Charts

Use this monstrously cool  Blank Monsters 11" x 17" Chart for lots of uses in your classroom- to post lists, use it for lessons, making charts, posters, etc.

Here are Two Bee 11" x17' Charts - there's a blank one and one that says "Welcome":
I can think of tons of uses for these. I wish I had these when I was still teaching!

Two Bee 11" x 17" Charts

The white sections have a light honeycomb pattern. There are two in the set:

Thursday, August 1, 2013

More 11" x 17" Charts

More 11" x 17" Blank Charts...

Blank Ladybug 11" x 17" Chart


Blank Charts

Use these charts for classroom posters, charts, morning messages, reminders, lessons or for lots of other uses. Print the posters on 11” x 17” paper. Laminate them for years of use. You can write on the laminate with overhead markers and then wash the marker off so you can reuse the posters. Or you can print new posters when you need them and write right on the papers.

If you want to type on the posters, open the pdf.  Click on “Sign” at the far right on your top menu bar.  Then click on “Add Text”.  With your mouse, click on the picture where you want to add text, select your font and size and type.  
Blank Owl 11" x 17" Chart                                     
Blank Stars 11" x 17" Chart