We’ve got your January literacy lesson plans completed for the entire month. Yep, four entire weeks of content! If you’re new to Made For Me Literacy, you can read more about our program here. This month we’re talking All Things Penguins! Students will love assembling an easy art craft of a penguin, making a fun penguin cookie snack, and making… Read More
If you’ve ever struggled to find age-appropriate materials for your 3rd-5th grade self-contained classroom, you’re not alone. Most activities out there that are academically appropriate for your setting are often considered “too babyish” due to the cutesy clip art. However, most materials that are age appropriate and often too difficult for our students and require hours of adapting. Look no… Read More
Made For Me Literacy has got your December literacy lesson plans completed for the entire month. Yep. Four whole weeks of content! If you’re new to Made For Me Literacy, you can read more about our program here. 4-Week Lesson Plans We get it. Teachers have so much on their plates. Planning lessons is sometimes the last thing you want… Read More
Spooky season is upon us! Time for cooler temperatures and all things pumpkin! Speaking of Halloween, did you know Gabrielle (Teaching Special Thinkers) and I have an entire FREE mini unit dedicated Halloween?? It has all the greatness of a Made For Me Literacy unit, but it’s compact… and free!! Whether you teach preschool, kindergarten, early elementary, special education, or… Read More
It was my first year as a self-contained teacher. I was teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. My students were crushing their IEP goals. We were mastering letter sounds, counting to ten, and writing our names. We were really “living our best lives,” as the young kids say these days. 🙂 Then, it happened. The 4th grade resource teacher walked… Read More
The Coronavirus school shutdown has been difficult for children with special needs and their teachers who have to create distance learning lesson plans. Boom Learning is an innovative interactive website that helps keep children engaged with gamified task cards.