Friday, April 24, 2015

Welcome to Another Fabulous Product Swap!


Welcome to my third Stop, SWAP & Roll Product Swap!

I would like to give a BIG thank you all the participants who have been so great to work with this time around!

I have had the amazing pleasure of swapping products with Alex from:

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It has been so fun getting to know her and becoming blogging friends! We even found out that we're both going to the Vegas TPT Conference this July and I can't wait to meet her in person! I seriously love this amazing online community we have and how friendly everyone is.

If you haven't heard of her or her blog yet then you are definitely in for a treat today!

I was able to choose a product from Alex' store to print out, use and blog about- just like everyone else did!

After adding a TON of her products to my wishlist (seriously, you NEED to browse her store!) I was finally able to decide which one I'd like to use for the swap....her Fluency Passages for Early Readers CVC Word Families pack:
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fluency-Passages-for-Early-Readers-CVC-Word-Families-1666873

I emailed Alex letting her know, and you know what that sweet girl did!? She sent me her entire Fluency Passages for Early Readers Bundle! That includes both her CVC and CVCe word families packs! 
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fluency-Passages-for-Early-Readers-BUNDLE-Pack-1677123

So today, I am very excited to share with you all about her Fluency Passages and how much fun we had with them!

These packs have a fabulous variety and are fiiled with 23 CVC passages and 18 CVCe word family passages with room for illustrations at the bottom of each page.

First, we talked talked about what it meant to be an illustrator. I told them that we were going to illustrate a short story....you would have thought I told them we were having an ice cream party with all the squeals and cheering that happened. (They are not art deprived either!)

Each student had a different story and we talked about taking our time and drawing details in our pictures.

Once I passed these out you could hear a pin drop! They were all concentrating so hard and trying to decide how to draw their pictures. I really like how easily you can differentiate with all of the different passages included too!

They turned out adorable! Seriously, look at the detail in "Mike's Bike" above!
Some of the girls even wanted to color the border fancy to match their pictures.

I also had them find and color each punctuation mark throughout their passage. You could easily have them search and color the word families too! (That's the plan next time)

As an added bonus, both the CVC and CVCe packs have fluency phrase pages to allow students to practice reading phrases in isolation! 

Now, you probably want to try out a couple of these passages right!? Alex has a Sampler pack in her store for you! Included are 2 fluency passages and 2 pages of fluency phrases from her bundle!
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fluency-Passages-for-Early-Readers-SAMPLER-1686558
After you check out this sampler pack you're probably going to want to buy it! Well, Alex has this bundle on sale right now in her store! Grab it at this discounted price while you can!

Alex is such a sweetheart and is allowing one of my lucky readers to win her BUNDLE! She will email the lucky winner their very own copy!!

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Alex also got to choose a product of her choice from my store!
She picked my Read it, Bead it, Type it, Wipe it pack: 
http://www.thekindergartenconnection.com/
Click on the image above to check out how she used this fun pack in her classroom and enter to win your own copy! AND as a special treat...all of my Read it, Bead it packs are 20% off in my TPT store for the next 3 days!!


The best part about these swaps are finding new amazing products from a variety of sellers, so make sure you visit the other swaps going on this weekend and enter to win some fabulous products!

KINDERGARTEN - 1ST GRADE

2ND GRADE - 3RD GRADE

UPPER ELEMENTARY


If you're interested in participating in the next swap follow my blog by email or through bloglovin to be notified when I post the next sign ups!
(It will be end of June/beginning of July)

Thanks for stopping by!!


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18 comments:

  1. What a great and engaging reading activity for early readers. I enjoyed your blog post, as well as being part of this product swap. Thank you once again for the opportunity!

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  2. Thanks for organizing and hosting this product swap! I had so much fun discovering great products, tips, and tools for my classroom. Alex's packet looks amazing. I also love your Read it Bead it... My kids love using our letter beads during daily five word work.
    Thanks again.
    http://anchoredinlearning.blogspot.com/

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  3. Awesome job with the giveaway!!! So many wonderful products to read about!!! Thanks for letting me be part of it! :)

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  4. Both products look like they'd be really helpful to some of my struggling second grade readers. I love the Bead It ideas! Thanks so much for organizing the swap - so many great products and ideas out there! ~ Lisa

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  5. This is such a fun product swap! Thanks for organizing this and providing excellent information for setting this up! This product by The Kindergarten Connection looks fabulous!
    Suzanne
    Kindergarten Planet

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  6. Thank you for hosting this product swap! I LOVE this resource my The Kindergarten Connection! I am putting this resource in my cart now.

    Teaching is a Royal Adventure

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  7. Awesome products! Thanks for the chance to win. =)

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  8. This is so much fun! Thanks for getting all of these great sellers and products together!

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  9. Oh thank you so much for organizing this product swap! My wish list is now fuller....

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  10. Thanks for putting together the product swap. What a fun idea!
    Primary Teaching Resources

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  11. Thank you so much for organizing this product swap. It has been a ton of fun!
    Storie
    Stories by Storie

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  12. What fun! Love this awesome giveaway...

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  13. This has been great fun and I learned so much. Thanks for organizing it and including me!

    Kim
    Quinnessential Lessons

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  14. FANTASTIC blog & I have loved this whole experience! Thank you so much!
    Karen
    Planet Happy Smiles

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  15. There is every good stance mentioned which must be understood by the students and other beginners who are putting their best effort to get in touch with professional needs.

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