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I’m Alyssa! I’m a former first and fourth grade teacher and elementary school librarian in northern Virginia. I have a teacher husband, three kids (6, 5, and 3), and a new pup named Archer. I love creating standards-based resources and sharing tips and ideas to help cut down on teacher stress and save you time! I’m glad you’re here!


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Thanksgiving reading passages with comprehension questions

Thanksgiving Reading Activities

As Thanksgiving approaches, you may be looking for activities that integrate the holiday but aren’t just fluff. That’s why I’m sharing some of my favorite Thanksgiving reading activities for students…

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