Monday, November 28, 2011

Product Updates

Happy {Cyber} Monday everyone . . .

We hope you made it through your first full day back at school with your kiddos after a nice long break AND have enjoyed a little online shopping time tonight.  We just wanted to give you a few updates about some new products that will be coming soon to our TpT store.

1.  We have three new sets of math and literacy centers for the month of January that will continue to build on the skills we have been working on all year with our first graders.  We spent several hours last night going over all of our favorite January activities and looking at the Common Core Standards.  Within the next few days you should start to see them being posted.  We promise to give you a few {sneak} peeks very soon!!!

2.  We have a Long Vowel FUN unit, which was made to compliment the Short Vowel FUN units that many of you have been using this year.  It will include activities for magic e words and all of the vowel pairs.  All we need to do is put the finishing touches on it!!!!

3.  We have a Long Vowel Reading AtoZ pack that is ready to be posted . . . but due to the high traffic load that TpT is experiencing tonight it doesn’t look like we will be able to get it posted until tomorrow.

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4.  We also have a new set of Christmas Word-of-the-Day worksheets that we want to give you as a little FREEBIE to try out during the holiday season.

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click {here} to download a set . . .

Then let us know what you think after you’ve used them with your kiddos.  If they are something you would like to have each month to supplement your thematic units we would be glad to start putting sets together in a monthly resource pack.

Many, many years ago a fellow teacher introduced us to a great resource from Scholastic called 100 Write-And-Learn Sight Word Practice Pages.  Over the years we have incorporated these worksheets into our daily routine and we now have one to go with every one of our Houghton Mifflin Sight Words.  We also have made sets to be used throughout the school year with our special thematic units.  Our Christmas set was modeled after these worksheets . . . with a few slight changes to meet our students needs.

 

5.  Finally . . . we have decided to extend our sale through the end of the month so you can pick up any of our new or old items at a discounted rate.  We feel bad about not getting everything posted in time for the big Cyber Monday savings.  Instead of working all weekend, we spent some much needed time with our families {away from our computers}. 

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11 comments:

  1. Love the word of the Day! Can't wait to use! The kids will love! Thank you for being so generous!!

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  2. Thank you! I use your Houghton Mifflin pack and your Reading A-Z short vowel pack with my first graders. I love all of your work. I'm excited to see your latest and greatest.

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  3. You are welcome! Thank you for your nice comments and we are thrilled that our items are being put to good use in the classroom!

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  4. I can't thank you ladies enough for the amazing products you have created. I am new to first grade and find myself using your products daily! What a gift you both are! THANKS, Vini

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  5. Thanks for the freebie! Can I beg you to make more pages. There are so many holiday vocab words you could make. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE make more. Put them on TPT. I'd love to pay and add to my collection of your ideas.

    Marybeth
    http://cialinichat-mbcialini.blogspot.com/

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  6. I too love the words of the day and would like to see more of these to go along with the theme packets you put together. Love your products!

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  7. Thank you so much for the great freebies!

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  8. Thanks for the freebie! Plan to use the Christmas word of the day next year with my kids!

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  9. Thanks for the freebie, it is AWESOME, and now I am so glad to see what your products are like and to buy some with xmas gift certificates I have gotten :)

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  10. Love, Love, Love it!!!! I have many of your TPT units, and would love to see more like this!
    Joyce @ http://firstgradeisfabulous.blogspot.com

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  11. I would definitely love to see more word of the day units. I would purchase them in a heartbeat!

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