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Friday, September 27, 2013

It's Appletastic!!!

Happy Friday!!! Are you doing the Friday dance, too??? Woohoo!!! This week was a *bit* of a short week for me. We had a Professional Development Day Monday and worked all day on our Professional Development Plans and then spent the rest of the week celebrating Apples!! 

I had asked each kid to bring in 2 apples to help in our study! I started off with

If you haven't heard of this story or read it, you need to!! Click on the picture to take you there! Then 
we talked about describing words for apples and wrote about them. 

We also worked out of my 

We made little doctors who who gave advice... "An Apple a Day will..."


"An apple a day will keep weakness away!" Yay! for healthy!!!

"An apple a day will keep books coming my way!" *LOVE!!*

"An apple a day will keep bad smells away!" LOL!

"An apple a day will keep dinosaurs away!" Roar!!!

We also worked on telling and asking sentences.

They did a GREAT job! This pack is available in my TPT store. It's on sale ($2.00 off!!) for $5.00 all weekend! Click on the cover page to take you to my store! 

One project I really like to do this time of year is also my "Seasons of the Apple Tree" science painting. We read 

and then we discuss how an apple tree grows and paint the seasons! It is always such a beautiful project that I love to do every year with my class. Click on the first picture below to grab your labeling pieces for FREE!

Click on picture above to grab labeling pieces! 

Johnny Appleseed's birthday was also yesterday-- he would have been 239 years old and what a legacy he has left! We made Johnny Appleseed pot headbands (*insert your own joke here! LOL!) with the cycle of the apple tree going around it! They loved it and were so excited to wear it! 

Click on the picture to grab your copy for free!

Also, don't forget that Educents is offering our First Grade Bundle at a HUGE, discount!!!! Buy it while it's HOT! 

Hope you all have a fantastic weekend and check back with me soon for some corn-y ideas!!! It's that time of year that I LOVE!!! 


  1. hello! Thanks for stopping by my store today - I hope you like the clip art! I had to tell you that I enjoyed looking through all of your ideas, and I especially liked the link to pirate subtraction. I'll be using that on Monday with my class - thank you!!!
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  2. Love these activities! Thanks for sharing!

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