Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Giveaways Galore

The Idea Backpack now has over 100 followers and a new blog design.  To celebrate, I am having a giveaway.  I know there have been lots of giveaways, but as a recent winner of a giveaway I find them exciting!
(Frame from the 3am Teacher and font from Kevin and Amanda)
Three other bloggers have helped me out to giveaway some awesome products.

Beth Ann at Taming My Flock of Firsties is giving away two items from her TpT store. (Beth Ann is also having a giveaway where I am contributing $5.00 to my TpT store).

Shanyn at Coffee, Kids, and Compulsive Lists is giving away her Introduction to Multiplication packet.
Coffee, Kids and Compulsive Lists

(Shanyn is also having a giveaway where I am giving away my More Stories from Wayside School Writing Activity and my Writing Graphics Organizers for Grades 3-5)

Jaime at Bright Concepts 4 Teachers is giving away her "All About Me" glyph - great for back to school.

Now, I have been hard at work creating lots of fun products, so I am excited to give them away. I will be giving away the following:
1) Reading Graphic Organizers for 3rd Grade Common Core Standards
2) Reading Graphic Organizers for 5th Grade Common Core Standards
3) Writing Graphic Organizers, Rubrics, and Checklists for Grades 3-5 Common Core Standards
4) Create a Class Newspaper project as a novel study final project
5) Create a Class book with More Stories from Wayside School
6) Autobiography writing assignments
7) Classroom Faces - A Classroom Community building activity where students make Facebook profiles
8) My Taskcards and Graphic Organizers for Analyzing Poetry
9) My Writing About Heroes activity - perfect for Patriotic holidays
10) Binder Covers and Spine Labels for Teacher Organization (Editable)
11) Binder Covers and Spine Labels for Themes (Editable) - Great for the K-1 teachers
12) Binder Covers and Spine Labels for English/Language Arts topics (Editable)
13) Binder Covers and Spine Labels for Math, Science, and Social Studies topics (Editable)
14) Student Notebook, Folder, and Journal Labels in a theme of your choice (There are 4 themes to choose from).
15) The First 500 Fry words word wall cards in a theme of your choice or mix-and-match (There are six themes to choose from).
16) A Customized set of word wall letters where you have input on the theme.  (I have only made superhero ones so far, but working on more).
17) Back to School Writing Activities (that I am working on, but will finish before end of giveaway)

Now, how to win?  Three winners will each get one of my amazing contributor's products. These three winners will also get to pick one of my products from above. One winner will get all of my products listed above plus the products from my contributors.
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  1. I would love to see more interesting whole number activities with place value, expanded notation etc.
    Teachable Moments

  2. Congrats on reaching this milestone :) I have found myself needing more social studies and science resources. There are sooo many language arts and math ones (I Know very important.), but I feel like the cute resources are lacking for those forgotten subjects :)

    My (Not So) Elementary Life

  3. Congrats on 100+ :)

    Resources---math. I'm only teaching math next year, so that is where my attention is leaning.

    Fun in Room 4B

  4. Congratulations! How exciting for you - I'm still excited each time I get a new follower; I'm up to 13!!

    I'm trying to be proactive about the CCSS. We haven't switched yet, but why wait? I want to get ahead, so I can lead my team when we do switch! Thanks for the great resources!

  5. Congratulations on 100!!! I am in need of more CC resources! Of course! :) I am creating documents, but I also love to see what other teachers are creating! :)

  6. I just awarded you The Versatile Blogger Award! Come and stop by my blog to get it!! :)

    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  7. I'm with some of the others-- definitely common core resources! We begin the CC standards next year & I could use all of the help I can get!
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  8. Congrats on your 100 followers! I guess I'm with the last few posts. I've taught for enough years that I have just about everything I really need but common core presents a new challenge.

  9. Congrats on 100 followers! One thing doesn't just jump out to me that I need, but I can always use ways to incorporate all subjects together.

  10. I need Common Core items.

  11. I ditto Lori above me... Common Core!
    Tori's Teacher Tips

  12. I love the idea of your writing frames, I definitely need some of those as well as a variety of interesting and engaging writing activities to promote good and interesting writing from my grade 5 students :) lovely giveaway!!

  13. I also need common core resources....and cafe & daily 5!!

  14. I gave you the Versatile Blogger award!!! Come on over and grab your award!

    Tonya’s Treats for Teachers

  15. Congrats on passing 100 followers! One of my team teachers who planned science retired, so I'm in need of science resources!


    Third Grade's A Charm

  16. I'm teaching a new grade level next year, so I need anything for 3rd grade!!

    Pencils, Books, and Dirty Looks

  17. I really would like anything! I'm fresh out of college, so I'm always looking for a variety of things - I would love some more social studies and science, though!

    Thank you for doing this :]

    Miss V's Busy Bees

  18. Hi April --

    Congrats! I am need CCSS, Social Studies, and Science resources. These seem to be in limited supply and I am always looking for great ideas on this.

    Thank you so much for the award!

    Think, Wonder, & Teach
    Honey Bunch Blog Design

  19. Just about everything im a first year!!!

  20. I really need more CCS support!!

  21. Anything you share is helpful. I will be starting with my very first class in August so I am searching for all sorts of helpful resources!

    Congrats on 100 followers!

  22. Thanks to everyone for their posts! I will be posting my plans for sharing some resources tomorrow. :)

  23. Right now I'm snapping up any third grade common core resources I can find! This will be my first year teaching third grade :)


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