Saturday, February 16, 2013

Ideas and Eyes, please...Common Core Crunch - March...

I'm thrilled to be finishing up the March edition of Common Core Crunch and I'm super excited about it!!!

UPDATE - It is now available on TpT! Click this link or on any of the pictures...

There are 3 FREEBIES in the Preview, so make sure and download it!

Common Core Crunch is a monthly series of Common Core aligned English Language Arts and Writing printables centered around each month's major holidays or themes.


No cutting.

No laminating.

Just copying.

And thinking.

And learning.

I have used them for:

daily warm up

skills practice during the school day

homework 

with substitute teachers

They are so gol-durn handy to have ready!




The debut version - February - sold very well and it's even still selling, over half-way through the month!


March themes

St. Patrick's Day

Daylight Savings 

Spring

Here's a preview of some of the pages...







Does this seem like I'm headed in the right direction?

Would love your input...

Tell me in the comments about a skill you'd like to see...and I'll randomly choose some winners to send it to once it's completed!


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(P.S. I smell a giveaway coming soon! I'm awfully close to 500!!!)

Congratulations to these lovely commenters...check your in-boxes! Heidi Harrell, Stacy Renee & Angie of The First Grade Scoop!

Keep an eye on my blog for another opportunity to win!

Thanks a bunch, friends!! I'm so grateful for each and every single one of you!

25 comments:

  1. So fabulous Lisa! We are having the best time using your February Crunch packet. I love, love, love the sorts. I love the long and short vowel sorts and the inference pages! It is so wonderful to have everything together in a packet. I just ran the entire packet off for all my kids - they keep it in their unfinished work folder and we work on it various times throughout the day. Love it!
    Heidi

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  2. These look great! Maybe you could add something for practicing past, present, and future verb tenses.
    I would love to win a copy.
    Sharon McBee
    Buggy for First Grade

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  3. I would L:OVE a copy! Would like to see present and past tense verbs, Verb endings ( -s,-ed,-ing)... Thanks! wendy
    1stgradefireworks@gmail.com

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  4. Love your Common Core Crunch! Hope to be a lucky winner! Would love to see maybe some more practice in sentences. Example: circle the punctuation mark or underline the nouns, etc.

    rachelmd93@gmail.com

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  5. Possessive nouns are always hard for my students. They also struggle with verb endings.

    idreamof1@aol.com

    Stacy
    Live Love Laugh and Teach!

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  6. What about prefixes and suffixes?

    Christina :)
    Apples, Books, and Crayons
    applesbooksandcrayons@gmail.com

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  7. Love it so far! How about fact and opinion? Would love a chance to win a copy.

    tokyoshoes (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  8. Looks awesome!! I also would love to see fact and opinion practice :-)

    Andrew
    mr1stgrade@gmail.com
    Mr. First Grade

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  9. Love it! The material you have so far looks great. I really like (and can surely use in March)the noun/verb and noun/adjective activities!
    -Mo
    More Than Math by Mo

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  10. Would love to see comprehension skills. I'm a follower of your blog!

    cheriemae@gmail.com

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  11. Love, love, love this idea! How about adjectives? I'd love to win this...:O) New follower of your blog!

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  12. I love this! I would totally use this with my firsties!

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  13. This looks great! I would love to see sentences mixed up that make a paragraph....topic sentence, transition words, closing sentence. I can't seem to find this anywhere for my firsties and it would be great with your monthly themes.

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  14. Oops...just in case, here is my email:
    Mandmyoung@chartermi.net

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  15. Would love mixed up sentences using the theme word s and different punctuation.

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  16. I realized I didn't leave my email address.
    Sharon McBee
    mcbees1962@gmail.com
    Buggy for First Grade

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  17. This looks great! How about something with punctuation - asking or telling sentences, or answering a simple question with a complete sentence.
    Maria
    meemsickle@gmail.com

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  18. Looks GREAT so far!! Here are my suggestions: what about any type of phonics/sound sorts (vowel digraphs, dipthongs, etc.) or punctuation practice...that is something they always need help with!

    Lindsay
    For the Love of First Grade
    lindsay.griffith@ymail.com

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  19. Very cute Lisa. Phonics is always something to include in first grade work---for some reason, you can never get enough practice! ;)


    ღDeAnne
    First Grade and Fabulous

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  20. Punctuation and capitalization would be great! Those seem to always get first graders!


    Angie
    The First Grade Scoop
    I'll be having a 100 follower giveaway - stop by, follow my blog, and get ready for some goodies!

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  21. Agh! It helps if I add my email address!

    thefirstgradescoop@gmail.com

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  22. Looks awesome! I like literacy centers as much as the next girl, but the cutting and laminating can be too much some weeks. Can't wait to see the finished product!!

    jmussett@benningtonisd.org

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  23. Looks great Lisa!! Let me know if I can help with your 500 follower giveaway!! :)
    Tori
    treb21@comcast.net

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  24. I have been getting your email updates for awhile now but I just starting following and I am #500! I would love to get a copy of this. Also I would love to see some work with dividing syllables. wiardmolly@yahoo.com

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  25. OK, So I am currently using your FEB. CRUNCH in these ways: Writing prompt for Daily 5 Work on Writing. The word sorts are used for morning work and/or D5 Word Work choice, and the fill-in's are great little quizzes at the end of the week!
    I am bubbling with excitement to get my little hands on this baby!!!! YAY!
    Julie
    Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe
    betto411@gmail.com

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