Five for Friday: Say Goodbye to January!
I am linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching to share what I have been up to this last week in January!

We continued working on our Martin Luther King activities. February is Black History month too, so it is no big deal that we are extending our unit into February, right? We made these adorable MLK crafts from Teach to the Core's 13 American Heroes packet. I am in love with this packet and so are my kids.
My kiddos have been struggling with main idea and details, so I made them some special bookmarks to help them with the concept. 

We made flap books to help identify and use main idea and details. I gave the kids 3 different main ideas about polar bears. They cut and glued them to the front of their flap book. Next, they cut out several details and had to sort and glue them so they went with the correct main idea. They did a fabulous job and were completely engaged! I'd call that success. The bookmarks and flap book activities are a part of my new Mastering Main Idea and Details packet. If you would like to read the blog post about it, click HERE.

We started to get ready for February by making these cute little robots. Isn't he just adorable? This bundle of cuteness is from my sweet friend Aimee from Primarily Speaking. It is part of her Love Bot craftivity packet. Make sure to check it out and bring some LOVE into your classroom too!

Jen Lium's photo.
Are you ready for some football???  I am celebrating the "BIG Game" weekend by throwing a fun, little sale in my TpT store and TN store this weekend! I am going to have select items for 50% off Saturday and Sunday in my TpT store AND my entire TN store will be 20% off all weekend. Be sure to check it out!


  1. We did the love bots in my room this week too! They are super cute!

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  2. Your Love Bots turned out so cute!! I hope it has added some Valentine fun to your room! Your main idea unit looks amazing and I know your students are going to become main idea experts in no time! It's a tough skill, indeed.

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