Peek at My Week & a Gift for You!

May 5, 2013

Peek at My Week & a Gift for You!

May 5, 2013
Happy Teachers Appreciation Week!! I just love this week and I’m planning on celebrating in many little ways…with all of you, my dear readers!
Today I’m linking up with the lovely Deedee over at Mrs. Will’s Kindergarten for her Peek at My Week Linky. Here are some of the major lessons and units my class will be working on this week (you can click on the covers to see more about each). I’m looking forward to starting Jen Runde’s American Lapbook and I know my students will love it!

I also have a little file to share with you all! I was looking back at my older posts from years ago and one of the favorite files was the Consonant Blends Chart (you can click on the green link to see the old one).
I decided to revamp it and make a new one to share, as a little way of showing my thanks and appreciation for you…
I hope it’s something you might be able to use in your class. I also hope that you have a wonderful, well-deserved week of appreciation! I will be back tomorrow with more 🙂


  • AMC Looking From Third to Fourth May 5, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Thank you so much for the new version – I love it. I appreciate all that you have done for my classroom more than I can say. I hope you have a great week.

    Looking From Third to Fourth

  • ronnie May 5, 2013 at 8:30 pm
  • Krystyn Richards May 5, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    Thank you for sharing. I love it!

    Ms Richards's Musings

  • ~Stephanie May 5, 2013 at 8:40 pm


    I can't tell you how much I love looking at your stuff. It is just so so so fabulous! Looks like you have a great week ahead of yourself, and your morphology dictionary is SPECTACULAR!

    Teaching in Room 6

  • First Grade Buddies May 5, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    We love this updated blend chart!! Thanks so much for sharing it!

    🙂 Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

  • Ashley Reed May 5, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    I just downloaded it…thanks so much!!

  • Kristen, your things are always so pretty!! 🙂

  • Fluttering Through First Grade May 5, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    We reference our blend chart all the time! It's such a great tool. Thanks for the fabulous update~Love it!!!

    ~Christy & Tammy
    Fluttering Through First Grade

  • Laurie May 5, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    LOVE…LOVE…LOVE!! Thanks for sharing. We use the F&P Blend Chart (not in color though). I can't wait to try this out with my kiddos. I'm sure by the time I retire (which is in a LOOOOONG time) I'll have all of your charts and posters up in my room!!

    First Grade Lyons' Den

  • Mrs Cupcake May 5, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    LOVE this chart! Just beautiful!
    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  • Elizabeth May 6, 2013 at 1:18 am

    Oh my goodness, look at that update:) Stunning! Everything you create has such a beautiful look. Have a great week, friend!!
    Fun in Room 4B

  • Suzy Q May 6, 2013 at 1:51 am

    I love 'your look'…you should look into copyright-ing it! Thank you for sharing, Kristen!

  • Collaboration Cuties May 7, 2013 at 1:27 am

    I love your visual plans!! It's fun to see what you are up to! Thank you so much for the blends charts! Your stuff is always so visually appealing! I don't know how you do it! I mean, I DO, but everything always matches so well and is so eye-catching. :O)

    Thanks so much!
    Collaboration Cuties

  • Molly May 11, 2013 at 12:02 am

    Thanks so much for sharing such a fabulous chart! It's beautiful!!

    Lucky to Be in First

  • Ms.M May 11, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    Oh my kids love the original and the revamp is perfect. Thanks for sharing.

  • Ms.M May 11, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    Oh my kids love the original and the revamp is perfect. Thanks for sharing.

  • Ms.M May 11, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    Will you do the same for your digraphs chart?

  • 4321Teach May 13, 2013 at 4:30 am

    Thank you for sharing this. It is so cute! 🙂
    Have a great week!

  • Amy Cain May 13, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    I absolutely love your work. It is so bright and colorful! I just graduated with my bachelors of science in teaching so I am beginning the great job hunt. In the meantime though, I'm really trying to wrap my head around how my future classroom will function! I've found so many of your products helpful! I have a fairly new blog and I'm still trying to figure out what I'm doing!


    Visit My Blog – Amy @ I Live To Teach

  • primary practice May 23, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Love your style and creativity, Kristen. Thanks so much for your generosity too!

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