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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Happy New Year and Snowman Nonsense Words!

Hi all!!  I didn't actually drop off the face of the earth, I just acted like it! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year's Day.  I'm in the midst of cleaning up Christmas but the new semester is looming and I felt the need to work on school stuff.  So....I just put together a very simple nonsense word activity. Not enough brain power to come up with an amazing game but this will be a good "Go-To" Activity during literacy center rotations.  The kids can practice reading the words with a partner and then record them on the half sheet.

***On a very exciting note....we are on day 170 of my husband's deployment to Afghanistan!!  Two weeks from today, I will be on a plane to meet him in London for a few days!!  This CAN'T be my life!  Pinch me, I have to be dreaming.  Now, just to whip out a week's worth of lesson plans and I'm off...

Thank you so very much for your thoughts and prayers, they have meant a great deal. :)

Snowman Nonsense Words

7 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for this! Having just completed my DIBELS testing, this couldn't have come at a better time!

    I'm so very excited for you! A whole week in London - with your husband! My husband just retired after 28 years in so I feel your pain. Have an awesome time and make lots of memories!!

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  2. Oh, wow, you do feel my pain, Sheila! 28 years is a long time for service, congratulations on his retirement! My husband did retire this March and is over there on a govt. contract job-it's amazing how it really doesn't feel much different! I will be thankful to have him home, the trip is definitely the icing on the cake.

    I hope the nonsense word activity serves it's purpose...benchmark, benchmark, benchmark! Right?!

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  3. Hey there, my friend -

    We are about to ship some packages to our favorite soldiers; I'd be happy to send one to your husband if you want to send his address. Thank you BOTH (and your girls!) for your service and sacrifice.

    Barbara
    gruenergang (at) sbcglobal.net

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  4. That is wonderful of you to think of us, Barbara! Greg will actually be leaving to come home! I will tell him of your kind thoughts and I know the soldiers who receive your packages will appreciate them so very much.

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  5. YAY - I'm so glad he's coming home!!! We just got this amazing thank-you note from a soldier in Bagram and it always floors me, them, thanking us. We cannot BEGIN to adequately express our gratitude!!

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  6. You have a terrific site here! I am so glad I found it and I am your newest follower!
    Come see me too!
    ~jeannie~
    ­ Kindergarten Lifestyle

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  7. ooh - can you tell me how you get your scribd document full view like that?? mine is scrunch up until you click on it.

    ~jeannie~
    jeanniemleigh@yahoo.com

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