Spring Giveaway and Currently

Yahoo, it's March!  That means spring is coming, right?  I'm not letting the fact that it's snowing outside right this very minute dampen my excitement.  I'm just pretending I don't even see it while I shop for bathing suits and new spring Jamberry wraps online.  I'm refusing to think about winter any longer, from this day forward in my mind, it is spring!  A Michigan girl's gotta do what she must to stay positive after four long, snow covered months....

So, in the spirit of spring, I'm hosting a little "Spring is Coming" giveaway. I'm giving away a copy of my newest product - Common Core Critical Verbs Vocabulary Word Wall Cards. They turned out so cute, I'm printing and laminating them as we "speak."  I hope you'll love them too!

As you know, the Common Core Standards have some pretty tricky verbs in there and we need to be explicitly teaching our kiddos to understand what these verbs are asking them to do.  For example; articulate, analyze, synthesize, paraphrase........

I strongly believe in the intentional, purposeful teaching of vocabulary.  I've mentioned it many times before, but here it goes again, according to Robert Marzano's research, students need exposure to academic vocabulary words up to 26 times before they truly reach understanding. 

Posting these critical verbs is a necessity so you can continually refer to them throughout the year!

If you want a copy of this product, March might be your "lucky" month.  Enter below. Giveaway ends on Wednesday, March 5th at midnight!

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Lastly, I'm linking up with Farley's Currently because it's spring!  Yahoo!!


  1. So looking forward to warm weather and green grass. Hope I win! Your question for Currently must also be "What are you looking forward to the most (in regards to Spring)?

    1. Yup, I'm hoping the more I think about spring, the quicker it will get here for real. :)

  2. I'm right there with you! So tired of the snow!

    Ms. Cranfill's Class

  3. I am ready for spring too!!! I am guessing maybe something you are getting ready to plant for the springtime in regards to your question??? Thanks for sharing.


  4. I'm looking forward to seeing my flowers instead of snow!

  5. I can't wait for Spring Weather! I think they're forecasting more snow this week, we've already had 8 snow days this school year.

  6. I can't WAIT for spring! I'm looking forward to having outdoor recess again so the kiddos can really get out their energy!

  7. I can't wait for Spring Break!!!

  8. I think you ????? is three things you love about March.
    Love your blog! I found you through Farley's currently.

  9. I am looking forward to the snow melting and my April break this spring.

  10. SO looking forward to flowers and warmer temperatures. Can't wait to open the windows. Fresh air, please!

  11. I am looking forward to no more snow & warmer temps.

  12. I am looking forward to the state tests being over!

  13. Can't wait to see green grass and buds on trees! Frozen may be an Oscar winning movie, but I'm glad it won't be real life for much longer!

  14. I'm looking forward to spring break of course!!...

  15. I'm looking forward to not seeing snow anymore! Seems like this winter there's just been too much of it. This coming from someone who likes snow!


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