Saturday, April 7, 2012

The Grouchy Ladybug

Happy Saturday!
This week we will begin our unit on time.
I am leading into the unit reading A Second is a Hiccup by Hazel Hutchins. I love this cute and catchy rhyming story about the concepts of time.

We are going to be doing a bunch of activities from Step Into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons' It's About Time unit. I love her products, and more importantly, my kids do too! There are lots of lessons breaking down the concept of time.
Between her lessons and my mini-lessons, the math is covered!

I have been trying to be more thematic-like in my planning, so I am pulling in some reading and writing.
I'll be reading The Grouchy Lady Bug by Eric Carle.

I made this quick little planning map and writing paper to tie into the story. I thought it needed a cute ladybug to go with it! Click here!

We'll be doing some activities shared by Fun in First Grade.
And I am sure as I am sitting here planning, I'll come up with some more stuff!
I'll be back later...if I ever stop procrastinating! =)


  1. I love the Grouchy Ladybug activities you shared. Thanks so much!

    Teaching With Love and Laughter

    1. Hi Lori~
      Thanks for the sweet words! I find so much amazing stuff on other people's blogs, I decided it was time to start giving back. =)


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    1. Hi Jennifer!

      Thanks for stopping by. I bet you have even cuter ideas! =)


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  4. Glad you found my blog so I could find this! I love "The Grouchy Ladybug"! I was her for Halloween one year. =)

    Emily @ Second Grade Silliness 


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